History: History of Science & Technology

  • Women and Science: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Women and Science

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn B. Ogilvie, Kerry L. Meek

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • Re-inventing the Ship: Science, Technology and the Maritime World, 1800-1918 book cover

    Re-inventing the Ship

    Science, Technology and the Maritime World, 1800-1918, 1st Edition

    By Don Leggett

    Edited by Richard Dunn

    Ships have histories that are interwoven with the human fabric of the maritime world. In the long nineteenth century these histories revolved around the re-invention of these once familiar objects in a period in which Britain became a major maritime power. This multi-disciplinary volume deploys…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Queer Environmentality: Ecology, Evolution, and Sexuality in American Literature book cover

    Queer Environmentality

    Ecology, Evolution, and Sexuality in American Literature, 1st Edition

    By Robert Azzarello

    Offering a model for meaningful dialogue between queer studies and environmental studies, Robert Azzarello's book traces a queer-environmental lineage in American Romantic and post-Romantic literature. Azzarello challenges the notion that reading environmental literature is unsatisfying in terms of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • A Genealogy of Cyborgothic: Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Posthumanism book cover

    A Genealogy of Cyborgothic

    Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Dongshin Yi

    In his provocative and timely study of posthumanism, Dongshin Yi adopts an imaginary/imaginative approach to exploring the transformative power of the cyborg, a strategy that introduces balance to the current discourses dominated by the practicalities of technoscience and the dictates of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Gender and Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Culture book cover

    Gender and Scientific Discourse in Early Modern Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathleen P. Long

    In the wake of new interest in alchemy as more significant than a bizarre aberration in rational Western European culture, this collection examines both alchemical and medical discourses in the larger context of early modern Europe. How do early scientific discourses infiltrate other cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature book cover

    The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Beth Hyman

    The Automaton in English Renaissance Literature features original essays exploring the automaton-from animated statue to anthropomorphized machine-in the poetry, prose, and drama of England in the 16th and 17th centuries. Addressing the history and significance of the living machine in early…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • The Language of Mineralogy: John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800 book cover

    The Language of Mineralogy

    John Walker, Chemistry and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800, 1st Edition

    By Matthew D. Eddy

    Classification is an important part of science, yet the specific methods used to construct Enlightenment systems of natural history have proven to be the bête noir of studies of eighteenth-century culture. One reason that systematic classification has received so little attention is that natural…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Great Nation in Decline: Sex, Modernity and Health Crises in Revolutionary France c.1750–1850 book cover

    The Great Nation in Decline

    Sex, Modernity and Health Crises in Revolutionary France c.1750–1850, 1st Edition

    By Sean M. Quinlan

    This book studies how doctors responded to - and helped shape - deep-seated fears about nervous degeneracy and population decline in France between 1750 and 1850. It uncovers a rich and far-ranging medical debate in which four generations of hygiene activists used biomedical science to transform…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology book cover

    Entropic Creation

    Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology, 1st Edition

    By Helge S. Kragh

    Entropic Creation is the first English-language book to consider the cultural and religious responses to the second law of thermodynamics, from around 1860 to 1920. According to the second law of thermodynamics, as formulated by the German physicist Rudolf Clausius, the entropy of any closed system…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Crafting Immunity: Working Histories of Clinical Immunology book cover

    Crafting Immunity

    Working Histories of Clinical Immunology, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Keelan

    Edited by Kenton Kroker

    Immunity is as old as illness itself, yet historians have only just begun to take up the challenge of reconstructing the modern transformation of attempts to protect against disease. Crafting Immunity assembles in one volume the most recent efforts of an international group of scholars to place the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England book cover

    Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By David Burchell

    Edited by Juliet Cummins

    These essays throw new light on the complex relations between science, literature and rhetoric as avenues to discovery in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds examine the agency of early modern poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

  • Jane Austen & Charles Darwin: Naturalists and Novelists book cover

    Jane Austen & Charles Darwin

    Naturalists and Novelists, 1st Edition

    By Peter W. Graham

    Are Jane Austen and Charles Darwin the two great English empiricists of the nineteenth century? Peter W. Graham poses this question as he brings these two icons of nineteenth-century British culture into intellectual conversation in his provocative new book. Graham shows that while the one is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

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