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Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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  1. From Molecular Genetics to Genomics

    The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics

    Edited by Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    With the rise of genomics, the life sciences have entered a new era. Maps of genomes have become the icons for a comprehensive knowledge of the organism on a previously unattained level of complexity, and the organisation of genetic knowledge in maps has been a major driving force in the...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Public Understanding of Science

    A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas

    By David Knight

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now....

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Global Science and National Sovereignty

    Edited by Grégoire Mallard, Catherine Paradeise, Ashveen Peerbaye

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science provides detailed case studies on how sovereignty has been constructed, reaffirmed, and transformed in the twentieth century by the construction of scientific disciplines, knowledge practices, and research...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Collaboration in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Changing Relationships in Britain and France, 1935–1965

    By Viviane Quirke

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Examining the issue of 'British decline' after the war, this fascinating text describes the evolution of cooperation in Britain and France, and argues that the relationship between these two countries helped to disseminate a culture of research, resulting in the transformation of the medical...

    Published October 7th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Social Construction of Disease

    From Scrapie to Prion

    By Kiheung Kim

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    A historical exploration of scientific disputes on the causation of so-called ‘prion diseases’, this fascinating book covers diseases including Scrapie, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE). Firstly tracing the twentieth-century history of disease research and...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Historiography of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine

    Writing Recent Science

    By Ronald E. Doel, Thomas Söderqvist

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    As historians of science increasingly turn to work on recent (post 1945) science, the historiographical and methodological problems associated with the history of contemporary science are debated with growing frequency and urgency. Bringing together authorities on the history, historiography and...

    Published September 27th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Classical Genetic Research and its Legacy

    The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics

    Edited by Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    With the rise of genomics, the life sciences have entered a new era. This book provides a comprehensive history of mapping procedures as they were developed in classical genetics. An accompanying volume - From Molecular Genetics to Genomics - covers the history of molecular genetics and...

    Published October 6th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Science and Ideology

    A Comparative History

    By Mark Walker

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Does science work best in a democracy? Were 'Soviet' or 'Nazi' science fundamentally different from science in the USA? These questions have been passionately debated in the recent past. Particular developments in science took place under particular political regimes, but they may or may not have...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Heredity and Infection

    The History of Disease Transmission

    Edited by Jean-Paul Gaudilliére, Ilana Löwy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    Ideas about the transmission of disease have long formed the core of modern biology and medicine. Heredity and Infection examines their development over the last century. Two scientific revolutions - the bacteriological revolution of the 1890s and the genetic revolution at the start of the...

    Published September 5th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Science, Cold War and the American State

    By Allan A. Needell

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    This book illuminates how Berkner became a model that produced the scientist/advisor/policymaker that helped build post-war America. It does so by providing a detailed account of the personal and professional beliefs of one of the most influential figures in the American scientific community; a...

    Published January 22nd 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Classical Genetic Research and its Legacy: The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics
    Edited by Jean-Paul Gaudillière, Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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