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Companion to the history of modern science

Companion to the history of modern science

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by R.C. Olby ... [et al.].
    ContributionsOlby, Robert C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .C565 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 1081 p. ;
    Number of Pages1081
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2191743M
    ISBN 100415019885
    LC Control Number89010483

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    Publisher's description: The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is a one-volume encyclopedia offering an excellent overview of the field of science and its development over the past few generations, ranging from biographies on Galileo and Dorothy Hodgkin to the discussions chronicling the change of science from simply a tool of learning to a major force in society. Geoffrey N. Cantor has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. Geoffrey N. Cantor’s most popular book is The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Becom.


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Companion to the History of Modern Science (Routledge Companion Encyclopedias) 1st Edition. by G.N. Cantor (Editor), J.R.R. Christie (Editor), M.J.S.

Hodge (Editor), R.C. Olby (Editor) & 1 more. out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN /5(1). Above all The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is a companion to world history: modern in coverage, generous in breadth, and cosmopolitan in scope.

The volume's utility is enhanced by a thematic outline of the entire contents, a thorough system of cross-referencing, and a detailed index that enables the reader to follow a specific line of inquiry along various threads from multiple starting 5/5(1).

: Companion to the History of Modern Science (Routledge Companion Encyclopedias) (): Cantor, G N, Cantor, G.N., Christie, J.R.R., Hodge, M.J.S 4/5(1). The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion, with contributions from leading international scholars.1/5(2).

Above all The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is a companion to world history: modern in coverage, generous in breadth, and cosmopolitan in scope.

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G N Cantor, G.N. Cantor, J.R.R. Christie, M.J.S. Hodge, R.C. Olby. Routledge, Sep 7, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. * A descriptive and analytical guide to the development of Western science from ADand to the diversity and course of that development first in Europe and later across the world.

The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science J. Heilbron Written by more than prominent scholars, The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science presents an unparalleled history of the field invaluable to anyone with an interest in the technology, ideas, discoveries, and learned institutions that have shaped our world over the past five : J.

Heilbron. The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion. The 67 chapters of this book describe and analyse the development of Western science from to the present day.

Divided into two major sections - 'The Study of the History of Science' and 'Selected Writings in the History of Science' - the volume describes the methods and problems of research in the field and then applies these techniques to a wide range of fields.

The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science. The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is an encyclopedia on the history of science from around the middle of the 16th century (the early modern period) to the beginning of the 21st century. The book includes articles by over two hundred authors.

Above all The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is a companion to world history: modern in coverage, generous in breadth. Above all The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is a companion to world history: modern in coverage, generous in breadth, and cosmopolitan in scope.

The volume's utility is enhanced by a thematic outline of the entire contents, a thorough system of cross-referencing, and a detailed index that enables the reader to follow a.

The companion is an indispensable resource for students and professionals in History, Philosophy, Sociology and the Sciences as well as the History of Science. It will also appeal to the general reader interested in an introduction to the subject. The Cambridge History of Science, vol 3: Early Modern Science is a comprehensive account of knowledge of the natural world in Europe, ca.

Often referred to as the Scientific Revolution, this period saw major transformations in fields as diverse as anatomy and astronomy, natural history /5(3). `Attractively produced and elaborately indexed, [Companion to the History of Modern Science] accomplishes very well what it was intended to do.' - Sci-Tech Book News `This is a commendably easy book to use.' - British Journal of the History of Science.

Companion to the History of Modern Science G.N. Cantor, J.R.R. Christie, M.J.S. Hodge, R.C. Olby The 67 chapters of this book describe and analyse the development of Western science.

This book concerns the momentous story of modern science as it has developed in the Western world since the Renaissance. The coverage is selective rather than comprehensive; the main goals are to show what a broad diversity of subjects comes within the history of science, and what a varied array of approaches historians of science are currently pursuing.

"The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science has great breadth, it contains numerous entries that are a pleasure to read, and its index makes it easy to use."--Times Literary Supplement "Oxford's Companinion credibly covers the history of science in one volume.

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An excellent overview of the field of science and its development over the past few generations, The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science is an essential resource for students, historians, teachers, scientists, doctors, engineers, and anyone with an interest in the many and varied aspects of science.

show more4/5(2).Print book: English: 1. publView all editions and formats Summary: This is the first one-volume, in-depth history of modern science to give international and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the field.This is the first one-volume, in-depth history of modern science to give international and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the field.

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