History: History of Science & Technology

  • Art, Technology and Nature: Renaissance to Postmodernity book cover

    Art, Technology and Nature

    Renaissance to Postmodernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Skovbjerg Paldam, Jacob Wamberg

    Since 1900, the connections between art and technology with nature have become increasingly inextricable. Through a selection of innovative readings by international scholars, this book presents the first investigation of the intersections between art, technology and nature in post-medieval times.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-24
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006): An Encyclopedia book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006)

    An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Glick, Steven J. Livesey, Faith Wallis

    First published in 2005, this encyclopedia demonstrates that the millennium from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance was a period of great intellectual and practical achievement and innovation. In Europe, the Islamic world, South and East Asia, and the Americas, individuals built on…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006): An Encyclopedia - Volume I book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006)

    An Encyclopedia - Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Meri

    Islamic civilization flourished in the Middle Ages across a vast geographical area that spans today's Middle and Near East. First published in 2006, Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the 7th and 16th centuries. This…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006): An Encyclopedia - Volume II book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Medieval Islamic Civilization (2006)

    An Encyclopedia - Volume II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Meri

    Islamic civilization flourished in the Middle Ages across a vast geographical area that spans today's Middle and Near East. First published in 2006, Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the 7th and 16th centuries. This…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy L. Caradonna

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Sustainability is a far-reaching survey of the deep and contemporary history of sustainability. This innovative resource will help to define the history of sustainability as an identifiable field. It provides a unique resource for advanced undergraduates,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality book cover

    The Re-Emergence of Virtual Reality

    1st Edition

    By Leighton Evans

    In this short book, Evans interrogates the implications of VR’s re-emergence into the media mainstream, critiquing the notion of a VR revolution by analysing the development and ownership of VR companies while also exploring the possibilities of immersion in VR and the importance of immersion in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Modelling Evolution: A New Dynamic Account book cover

    Modelling Evolution

    A New Dynamic Account, 1st Edition

    By Eugene Earnshaw-Whyte

    Evolution by natural selection explains the tree of life and the complex adaptations found throughout nature. The power and versatility of evolutionary explanations have proved tempting to scientists outside of biology, but adapting evolutionary concepts to new domains has been challenging. Even…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species: The Other Darwins book cover

    Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge: A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions book cover

    Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions, 1st Edition

    By Michael Segre

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Victorian Writers and the Environment: Ecocritical Perspectives book cover

    Victorian Writers and the Environment

    Ecocritical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence W. Mazzeno, Ronald D. Morrison

    Applying ecocritical theory to the work of Victorian writers, this collection explores what a diversity of ecocritical approaches can offer students and scholars of Victorian literature, at the same time that it critiques the general effectiveness of ecocritical theory. Interdisciplinary in their…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • A History of Technoscience: Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology book cover

    A History of Technoscience

    Erasing the Boundaries between Science and Technology, 1st Edition

    By David F. Channell

    Are science and technology independent of one another? Is technology dependent upon science, and if so, how is it dependent? Is science dependent upon technology, and if so how is it dependent? Or, are science and technology becoming so interdependent that the line dividing them has become totally…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • Cancer, Radiation Therapy, and the Market book cover

    Cancer, Radiation Therapy, and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Bridgman Perkins

    Appraising cancer as a major medical market in the 2010s, Wall Street investors placed their bets on single-technology treatment facilities costing $100-$300 million each. Critics inside medicine called the widely-publicized proton-center boom "crazy medicine and unsustainable public policy." There…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

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