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  • Visioning Technologies

    The Architectures of Sight, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Cairns

    Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08

  • Routledge Revivals: John Phillips and the Business of Victorian Science (2005)

    The Fiction of the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, 1st Edition

    By Jack Morrell

    First published in 2005, this book represents the first full length biography of John Phillips, one of the most remarkable and important scientists of the Victorian period. Adopting a broad chronological approach, this book not only traces the development of Phillips’ career but clarifies and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • Visual Representations in Science

    Concept and Epistemology, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Mößner

    Visual representations (photographs, diagrams, etc.) play crucial roles in scientific processes. They help, for example, to communicate research results and hypotheses to scientific peers as well as to the lay audience. In genuine research activities they are used as evidence or as surrogates for…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    History and Philosophy of Technoscience

  • Routledge Revivals: Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Trodd, Paul Barlow, David Amigoni

    Originally published in 1999, Victorian Culture and the Idea of the Grotesque is the first fully interdisciplinary study of the subject and examines a wide range of sources and materials to provide new readings between ‘style’ and ‘concept’. The book provides an original analysis of key…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Philosophy of Population Health

    Philosophy for a New Public Health Era, 1st Edition

    By Sean A Valles

    Population health has recently grown from a series of loosely connected critiques of twentieth-century public health and medicine into a theoretical framework with a corresponding field of research—population health science. Its approach is to promote the public’s health through improving everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Historical Animal Geographies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Wilcox, Stephanie Rutherford

    Arguing that historical analysis is an important, yet heretofore largely underexplored dimension of scholarship in animal geographies, this book seeks to define historical animal geography as the exploration of how spatially situated human–animal relations have changed through time. This volume…

    Hardback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • British Art in the Nuclear Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jolivette

    Rooted in the study of objects, British Art in the Nuclear Age addresses the role of art and visual culture in discourses surrounding nuclear science and technology, atomic power, and nuclear warfare in Cold War Britain. Examining both the fears and hopes for the future that attended the advances…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    British Art: Histories and Interpretations since 1700

  • William Hunter's World

    The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Geoffrey Hancock, Nick Pearce, Mungo Campbell

    Despite William Hunter's stature as one of the most important collectors and men of science of the eighteenth century, and the fact that his collection is the foundation of Scotland's oldest public museum, The Hunterian, until now there has been no comprehensive examination in a single volume of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde

    Nature's Creative Principles, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Wünsche

    The artists of the Organic School of the Russian avant-garde found inspiration as well as a model for artistic growth in the creative principles of nature. Isabel Wünsche analyzes the artistic influences, intellectual foundations, and scientific publications that shaped the formation of these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Science and the Arts since 1750

  • From the Lighthouse: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Light

    1st Edition

    Edited by Veronica Strang, Tim Edensor, Joanna Puckering

    What is a lighthouse? What does it mean? What does it do? This book shows how exchanging knowledge across disciplinary boundaries can transform our thinking. Adopting an unconventional structure, this book involves the reader in a multivocal conversation between scholars, poets and artists. Seen…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24

  • Parliament, Inventions and Patents

    A Research Guide and Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Phillip Johnson

    This book is a research guide and bibliography of Parliamentary material, including the Old Scottish Parliament and the Old Irish Parliament, relating to patents and inventions from the early seventeenth century to 1976. It chronicles the entire history of a purely British patent law before the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24

  • Roberto Busa, S. J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing

    The Priest and the Punched Cards, 1st Edition

    By Steven E. Jones

    It’s the founding myth of humanities computing and digital humanities: In 1949, the Italian Jesuit scholar, Roberto Busa, S.J., persuaded IBM to offer technical and financial support for the mechanized creation of a massive lemmatized concordance to the works of St. Thomas Aquinas. Using Busa’s own…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04

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