History: History of Science & Technology

  • Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius book cover

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen by Johann Guinter and Andreas Vesalius

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivian Nutton

    Principles of Anatomy according to the Opinion of Galen is a translation of Johann Guinter’s textbook as revised and annotated by Guinter’s student, Andreas Vesalius, in 1538. Despite Vesalius’ fame as an anatomist, his 1538 revision has attracted almost no attention. However, this new translation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society book cover

    Imagined Futures in Science, Technology and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Verschraegen, Frédéric Vandermoere, Luc Braeckmans, Barbara Segaert

    Imagining, forecasting and predicting the future is an inextricable and increasingly important part of the present. States, organizations and individuals almost continuously have to make decisions about future actions, financial investments or technological innovation, without much knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    By David Beck

    Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ‘knowledge’ being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes book cover

    Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

    1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat.‘Early modern,’ mathematics is a term widely used to refer to the mathematics which developed in the West during the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5 book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    This fifth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by four preceding volumes which focused on the main chapters of classical mathematics: infinitesimal geometry, theory of conics and its applications, spherical geometry, mathematical astronomy, etc.This book includes…

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    Routledge

  • Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1 book cover

    Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

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

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Innovation and Technological Diffusion: An economic history of early steam engines book cover

    Innovation and Technological Diffusion

    An economic history of early steam engines, 1st Edition

    By Harry Kitsikopoulos

    This book deals with two key aspects of the history of steam engines, a cornerstone of the Industrial Revolution, specifically the road that led to its discovery and the process of diffusion of the early steam engines. The first part of the volume outlines the technological and scientific…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • City, Court, Academy: Language Choice in Early Modern Italy book cover

    City, Court, Academy

    Language Choice in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Del Soldato, Andrea Rizzi

    This volume focuses on early modern Italy and some of its key multilingual zones: Venice, Florence, and Rome. It offers a novel insight into the interplay and dynamic exchange of languages in the Italian peninsula, from the early fifteenth to the early seventeenth centuries. In particular, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography book cover

    Brainwaves: A Cultural History of Electroencephalography

    1st Edition

    By Cornelius Borck

    In the history of brain research, the prospect of visualizing brain processes has continually awakened great expectations. In this study, Cornelius Borck focuses on a recording technique developed by the German physiologist Hans Berger to register electric brain currents; a technique that was…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • D.H. Lawrence's Australia: Anxiety at the Edge of Empire book cover

    D.H. Lawrence's Australia

    Anxiety at the Edge of Empire, 1st Edition

    By David Game

    The first full-length account of D.H. Lawrence’s rich engagement with a country he found both fascinating and frustrating, D.H. Lawrence’s Australia focuses on the philosophical, anthropological and literary influences that informed the utopian and regenerative visions that characterise so much of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Peter of Spain, Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis: Critical Edition with Introduction book cover

    Peter of Spain, Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis

    Critical Edition with Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisca Navarro Sánchez

    This book presents an edition of the Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis, a work by one of the greatest philosophers and physicians of the 13th century, Peter of Spain (later Pope John XXI, 1205-1277). He took as the basis for his work the translation from the Arabic made in Toledo…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation: The German Reform of Healing, 1473�1573 book cover

    Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473�1573, 1st Edition

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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