History: History of Science & Technology

  • Philosophy of Interdisciplinarity book cover

    Philosophy of Interdisciplinarity

    1st Edition

    By Jan C. Schmidt

    This book aims to foster and facilitate the course of interdisciplinary research by laying out some philosophical foundations and giving wider substance to a possible "Philosophy of Interdisciplinarity". This is achieved with reference to epistemology, philosophy and the philosophy of science as…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • The Pornography Business book cover

    The Pornography Business

    1st Edition

    By Frederick S. Lane

    Traditionally, the presence of pornography in American society has been mediated by two primary factors: legal restrictions and the relatively high cost of the product. The degree of legal restrictions on adult material has varied from era to era and community to community, but the porn premium has…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Science in the Islamicate World: Practices From the 8th to the 19th Century book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Science in the Islamicate World

    Practices From the 8th to the 19th Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonja Brentjes

    This book provides a comprehensive survey on science in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Facebook and the Online Self book cover

    Facebook and the Online Self

    1st Edition

    By William Merrin

    Facebook is one of the most important technology and media companies of the 21st century. Over the last decade, it has risen to become a significant force in the everyday life of a huge number of people and it has had a transformative social, cultural, and political impact across the world.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Digital Culture

  • W.J.M. Rankine, 1820–1872: The Making of Engineering Science in Victorian Culture book cover

    W.J.M. Rankine, 1820–1872

    The Making of Engineering Science in Victorian Culture, 1st Edition

    By Ben Marsden

    William John Macquorn Rankine (1820-1872) is a major figure in the history of nineteenth-century science and engineering. As well as being a successful railway and hydraulic engineer, he was largely responsible for the establishment of 'engineering science' as the core of a new academic discipline…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Iron and Glass: The Crystal Palace and its Successors book cover

    Iron and Glass

    The Crystal Palace and its Successors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hermione Hobhouse

    Henry Cole wrote of the 1851 Great Exhibition that England had invited all nations to a great festival, and certainly in putting together and holding the exhibition, England played a pioneer role. The Universal Exhibition of the Works of All Nations, to give it its full title, was a 'first'. It…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Selling Photography: The Growth of British Photographic Manufacturing and Retailing, 1839–1914 book cover

    Selling Photography

    The Growth of British Photographic Manufacturing and Retailing, 1839–1914, 1st Edition

    By MIchael Pritchard

    Hardback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge
    The History of Retailing and Consumption

  • The History and Evolution of Psychology: A Philosophical and Biological Perspective book cover

    The History and Evolution of Psychology

    A Philosophical and Biological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Brian D. Cox

    This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science is done, rather than merely presenting them…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History of Philosophy of Science book cover

    The Past, Present, and Future of Integrated History of Philosophy of Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Herring, Kevin Jones, Konstantin S. Kiprijanov, Laura M Sellers

    Integrated History and Philosophy of Science (iHPS) is commonly understood as the study of science from a combined historical and philosophical perspective. Yet, since its gradual formation as a research field, the question of how to suitably integrate both perspectives remains open. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Natural History: Heritage, Place and Politics book cover

    Natural History

    Heritage, Place and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Ross J. Wilson

    The concept of ’natural heritage’ has become increasingly significant with the threat of dwindling resources, environmental degradation and climatic change. As humanity’s impact on the condition of life on earth has become more prominent, a discernible shift in the relationship between western…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences: Unnatural Kinds book cover

    Perspectives on Classification in Synthetic Sciences

    Unnatural Kinds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Bursten

    It is the belief of many of this volume's contributing authors that contemporary conversations about scientific classification have stagnated by focusing centrally or solely on natural kinds, that is, kinds whose existence is not dependent on scientific processes of synthesis. Instead, the aim is…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

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