"Manchurian Railways and the Opening of China: An International History" - Edited by Bruce Elleman, Stephen Kotkin
The railways of Manchuria offer an intriguing vantage point for an international history of northeast Asia. Before the completion of the Trans-Siberian railway in 1916, the only rail route from the Imperial Russian capital of St. Petersburg to the Pacific port of Vladivostok transited Manchuria.
This intimate portrayal of the friendship between two icons of twentieth-century poetry, Czeslaw Milosz and Joseph Brodsky, highlights the parallel lives of the poets as exiles living in America and Nobel Prize laureates in literature.
Angela N.H. Creager and co-author Gregory J. Morgan were awarded the Derek Price/Rod Webster Prize for 2009 by the officers and members of the History of Science Society in recognition of the outstanding article published in Isis: “After the Double Helix: Rosalind Franklin’s Research on Tobacco Mosaic Virus.”