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Cities of Knowledge:
Cold War Science and the Search for the Next Silicon Valley
Margaret Pugh O'Mara

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations and Tables ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction Discovering the City of Knowledge 1

PART ONE: INTENT

1. Cold War Politics 17
Frameworks, 1945-1950 18
Policy and Geography, 1950-1965 36
Conclusion 55
2. "Multiversities," Cities, and Suburbs 58
The Scientist in the Garden 60
Economic Development Solutions 75
Conclusion 92

PART TWO: IMPLEMENTATION

3. From the Farm to the Valley: Stanford University and the San Francisco Peninsula 97
A Western Retreat 99
Hot and Cold Wars 103
Land Development 110
A Model City 127
"The Battle of the Hills" 132
Conclusion 139
4. Building" Brainsville" : The University of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia 142
Franklin's University and Its City 143
From Computers to Medicine 146
Industrial Decline and Urban Renewal 151
Building University City 158
Scientific Industry Comes to West Philadelphia 166
Controversy and Protest 172
Conclusion 180
5. Selling the New South: Georgia Tech and Atlanta 182
The New Industrial South 185
Postwar Growth and Postwar Power 190
Expansion and Entrepreneurship at Georgia Tech 201
Selling Atlanta in the Space Age 207
Research Parks, Office Parks, and Another Stanford? 216
Conclusion 221

PART THREE LEGACY Conclusion The Next Silicon Valley 225

Notes 235
Index 291

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