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  • Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change, 1st Edition

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Privatised Law Reform: A History of Patent Law through Private Legislation, 1620-1907

    1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    In the history of British patent law, the role of Parliament is often side-lined. This is largely due to the raft of failed or timid attempts at patent law reform. Yet there was another way of seeking change. By the end of the nineteenth century, private legislation had become a mechanism or…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Science and Nature

    Past, Present, and Future, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Merchant

    Science and Nature brings together the work and insights of historian Carolyn Merchant on the history of science, environmental history, and ethics. The book explores her ideas about the interconnections among science, women, nature, and history as they have emerged over her academic lifetime.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge

  • Hippocratic Oratory

    The Poetics of Early Greek Medical Prose, 1st Edition

    By James R. Cross

    On Ancient Medicine, On the Art, On Breaths, On the Nature of Human Beings and On the Sacred Disease are among the most well-known and sophisticated works of the Hippocratic Collection. The authors of these treatises were seeking to find means to express their arguments that built on authoritative…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Medicine and the Body in Antiquity

  • The Paranormal

    Research and the Quest for Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Eric Carlton

    This title was first published in 2000:  A manifestation of mass hysteria, a compensation for physical or emotional deprivation, or an alternative to religion? What is the function of the paranormal in society? This question and its many possible answers are the subject of this scholarly study…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Hewett Cottrell Watson

    Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist, 1st Edition

    By Frank N. Egerton

    This title was first published in 2003. Hewett Cottrell Watson was a pioneer in a new science not yet defined in Victorian times - ecology - and was practically the first naturalist to conduct research on plant evolution, beginning in 1834. His achievement in British science is commemorated by the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A History of Psychology

    Globalization, Ideas, and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Robert B. Lawson, E. Doris Anderson, Antonio Cepeda-Benito

    Global, interdisciplinary, and engaging, this textbook integrates materials from philosophical and biological origins to the historical development of psychology. Its extensive coverage of women, minorities, and psychologists around the world emphasizes psychology as a global phenomenon while…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives on Contemporary Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by William M.R. Simpson, Robert C. Koons, Nicholas J. Teh

    The last two decades have seen two significant trends emerging within the philosophy of science: the rapid development and focus on the philosophy of the specialised sciences, and a resurgence of Aristotelian metaphysics, much of which is concerned with the possibility of emergence, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Barcelona: An Urban History of Science and Modernity, 1888–1929

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Hochadel, Agustí Nieto-Galan

    The four decades between the two Universal Exhibitions of 1888 and 1929 were formative in the creation of modern Barcelona. Architecture and art blossomed in the work of Antoni Gaudi­ and many others. At the same time, social unrest tore the city apart. Topics such as art nouveau and anarchism…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • The Evolution of Charles Darwin

    1st Edition

    By George A. Dorsey

    Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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