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  • Media Today

    Mass Communication in a Converging World, 6th Edition

    By Joseph Turow

    Media Today uses convergence as a lens that puts students at the center of the profound changes in the 21st century media world. Through the convergence lens they learn to think critically about the role of media today and what these changes mean for their lives presently and in the future. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 1

    By Ernest Rutherford

    This is the first of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume one, first…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 2

    By Ernest Rutherford

    This is the second of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. Volume two, first…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • The Collected Papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson

    Volume 3

    By Ernest Rutherford

    This is the third of three volumes which together contain the complete range of Lord Rutherford’s scientific papers, incorporating in addition addresses, general lectures, letters to editors, accounts of his scientific work and personal recollections by friends and colleagues. The final volume,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

  • The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning

    Three Ancient Chinese Astronomical Systems

    By Christopher Cullen

    The Foundations of Celestial Reckoning gives the reader direct access to the foundational documents of the tradition of calculation created by astronomers of the early Chinese empire between the late second century BCE and the third century CE. The paradigm they established was to shape East Asian…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Scientific Writings from the Ancient and Medieval World

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Science

    By John Holmes, Sharon Ruston

    Tracing the continuities and trends in the complex relationship between literature and science in the long nineteenth century, this companion provides scholars with a comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date foundation for research in this field. In intellectual, material, and social terms, the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Medicine and Monstrous Generation in the Seventeenth Century

    The Case of Thomas Bartholin

    By Signe Nipper Nielsen

    Through a case study of the work of the renowned anatomist and keen collector Thomas Bartholin (1616-1680), this book contributes to the cultural history of early modern natural philosophy, medicine and the body by focusing on the widespread fascination with monstrous generation and the marvellous…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Social Science and Historical Perspectives

    Society, Science, and Ways of Knowing

    By Jack David Eller

    This accessible book introduces the story of ‘social science’, with coverage of history, politics, economics, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and geography. Key questions include: How and why did the social sciences originate and differentiate? How are they related to older traditions…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Science, Technology, and Utopias

    Women Artists and Cold War America

    By Christine Filippone

    The rise of big science, the space race, proxy wars, and cybernetics during the Cold War marked science and technology as critical sites of social and political power. Women artists, historically excluded from these domains, responded with critique and with its inverse: a redeployment of industrial…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • Europe's Green Revolution and Others Since

    The Rise and Fall of Peasant-Friendly Plant Breeding

    By Jonathan Harwood

    How best to foster agricultural development in the Third World has long been a subject of debate and from a European perspective the persistent failure to design peasant-friendly technology is puzzling. From the late 19th century, for example, various western European countries also underwent ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • The Silences of Science

    Gaps and Pauses in the Communication of Science

    Edited by Felicity Mellor, Stephen Webster

    Over the last half century scholars from a range of disciplines have attempted to theorise silence. Naively we tend to think of silence negatively, as a lack, an emptiness. Yet silence studies shows that silence is more than mere absence. All speech incorporates silence, not only in the gaps…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • The Industrial Turn in World History

    By Peter Stearns

    In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

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