History: History of Science & Technology

  • Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral: Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form book cover

    Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral

    Tracing Relationships between Medieval Concepts of Order and Built Form, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Temple, John Shannon Hendrix, Christian Frost

    Bishop Robert Grosseteste and Lincoln Cathedral is an in-depth investigation of Grosseteste’s relationship to the medieval cathedral at Lincoln and the surrounding city. This book will contribute to the understanding of Gothic architecture in early thirteenth century England - most specifically,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture: On the Threshold of German Modernism book cover

    Max Klinger and Wilhelmine Culture

    On the Threshold of German Modernism, 1st Edition

    By Marsha Morton

    The Wilhelmine Empire’s opening decades (1870s - 1880s) were crucial transitional years in the development of German modernism, both politically and culturally. Here Marsha Morton argues that no artist represented the shift from tradition to unsettling innovation more compellingly than Max Klinger.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations: Politics, Practices and Infrastructures book cover

    Animal Housing and Human–Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. By attending to a range of different sites such as the zoo, the laboratory, the farm and the animal shelter, to name a few, the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • Ibn al-Haytham's Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3 book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham's Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3, provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. The present text is complemented by two preceding…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Development of Russian Environmental Thought: Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment book cover

    The Development of Russian Environmental Thought

    Scientific and Geographical Perspectives on the Natural Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Oldfield, Denis J B Shaw

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the very rich thinking about environmental issues which has grown up in Russia since the nineteenth century, a body of knowledge and thought which is not well known to Western scholars and environmentalists.  It shows how in the late nineteenth…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics book cover

    Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 4 book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 4, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. The fourth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by three preceding volumes which focused on infinitesimal determinations and other…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Information Beyond Borders: International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque book cover

    Information Beyond Borders

    International Cultural and Intellectual Exchange in the Belle Époque, 1st Edition

    Edited by W. Boyd Rayward

    The period in Europe known as the Belle Epoque was a time of vibrant and unsettling modernization in social and political organization, in artistic and literary life, and in the conduct and discoveries of the sciences. These trends, and the emphasis on internationalization that characterized them,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems, 1st Edition

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Science and Narratives of Nature: East and West book cover

    Science and Narratives of Nature

    East and West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jobin M. Kanjirakkat, Gordon McOuat, Sundar Sarukkai

    The discourse and practice of science are deeply connected to explicit and implicit narratives of nature. However, nature has been understood in diverse ways by cultures across the world. Could these different views of nature generate the possibility of alternate views on science? Part of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge India
    Science and Technology Studies

  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering: History and Policy Change book cover

    Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change, 1st Edition

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Barcelona: An Urban History of Science and Modernity, 1888–1929 book cover

    Barcelona: An Urban History of Science and Modernity, 1888–1929

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Hochadel, Agustí Nieto-Galan

    The four decades between the two Universal Exhibitions of 1888 and 1929 were formative in the creation of modern Barcelona. Architecture and art blossomed in the work of Antoni Gaudi­ and many others. At the same time, social unrest tore the city apart. Topics such as art nouveau and anarchism…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

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