Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

Harvard Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University

Engineer King

October 30, 2014

InĀ Engineer king: David Ben-Gurion, Science and Nation Building (Ben-Gurion Research Institute Press, 2014), Ari Barell examines David Ben-Gurion’s views and policies towards science and technology, and his relations with scientists and experts.The book follows the profound and symbiotic relations that developed between the emerging Israeli political center and the scientific establishments in the young country where Ben-Gurion served as the first Prime Minister.