History: History of Science & Technology

  • Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Science

    A Contemporary Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Lee McIntyre

    Any serious student attempting to better understand the nature, methods, and justification of science will value Alex Rosenberg’s and Lee McIntyre’s updated and substantially revised Fourth Edition of Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction. Weaving lucid explanations with clear analyses…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts book cover

    Greek and Roman Technology

    A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson

    In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world. Sherwood and Nikolic, with Humphrey and Oleson, provide a comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • 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 – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Road to Einstein's Relativity: Following in the Footsteps of the Giants book cover

    The Road to Einstein's Relativity

    Following in the Footsteps of the Giants, 1st Edition

    By David Lyth

    Expertly guided by renowned cosmologist Dr. David Lyth, learn about the pioneering scientists whose work provided the foundation for Einstein’s formulation of his theories of relativity, and about Einstein's groundbreaking life and work as well. This highly readable and accessible panorama of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    CRC Press

  • Plague in the Early Modern World: A Documentary History book cover

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the early modern period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

  • Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics book cover

    Impressionable Biologies

    From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, 1st Edition

    By Maurizio Meloni

    During the twentieth century, genes were considered the controlling force of life processes, and the transfer of DNA the definitive explanation for biological heredity. Such views shaped the politics of human heredity: in the eugenic era, controlling heredity meant intervening in the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • Technology and American Society: A History book cover

    Technology and American Society

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By Gary Cross, Richard Szostak

    Providing a global perspective on the development of American technology, Technology and American Society offers a historical narrative detailing major technological transformations over the last three centuries. With coverage devoted to both dramatic breakthroughs and incremental innovations,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World book cover

    Empires of Knowledge

    Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks – local and long-distance, informal and institutional, religious and secular – as one of the important phenomena of the early modern world. It seeks to answer questions about what role these networks played in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01
    Routledge

  • Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas book cover

    Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery

    The Eye in Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Nigel . Sanitt

    Many aspects of research activity in science are opaque to outsiders and this opacity infects how connections are made between science and other disciplines. The aim of Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery is to try to shine a light through the mist of scientific research by…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge

  • Recipes for Science: An Introduction to Scientific Methods and Reasoning book cover

    Recipes for Science

    An Introduction to Scientific Methods and Reasoning, 1st Edition

    By Angela Potochnik, Matteo Colombo, Cory Wright

    Today, scientific literacy is an essential aspect of any undergraduate education. Recipes for Science responds to this need by providing an accessible introduction to the nature of science and scientific methods, reasoning, and concepts that is appropriate for any beginning college student. It is…

    Paperback – 2018-08-27
    Routledge

  • Knowledge and Power: Science in World History book cover

    Knowledge and Power

    Science in World History, 2nd Edition

    By William Burns

    Knowledge and Power presents and explores science not as something specifically for scientists, but as an integral part of human civilization, and traces the development of science through different historical settings from the Middle Ages through to the Cold War. Five case studies are examined…

    Paperback – 2018-07-10
    Routledge

  • The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17 book cover

    The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 17

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lodewijk C Palm, Huib J. Zuidervaart, Douglas Anderson, Elisabeth W. Entjes

    The contents of the letters published here, again show the great range of subjects that occupied Van Leeuwenhoek: from sugar candy, the shape and crystal structure of diamonds, the dissolution of silver crystals in aqua fortis to gold dust from Guinea dissolved in aqua regia and the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22
    CRC Press

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