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Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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  1. Crossing Boundaries, Building Bridges

    By Annie Canel, Ruth Oldenziel

    Edited by Karin Zachmann

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

    Women engineers have been in the public limelight for decades, yet we have surprisingly little historically grounded understanding of the patterns of employment and education of women in this field. Most studies are either policy papers or limited to statistical analyses. Moreover, the scant...

    Published December 20th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Cultures of Control

    Edited by Miriam R. Levin

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

    This collection of essays explores the history of control by looking at a variety of cultural forms, practices, and beliefs. These ideas are examined critically, not only in the light of the possibilities which control technologies seem to offer for resolving human problems, but also the...

    Published May 16th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Molecularizing Biology and Medicine

    New Practices and Alliances, 1920s to 1970s

    By Soraya de Chadarevian, Harmke Kamminga

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

    The contributors present a coherent set of case studies of practices, technologies and strategies aimed at the isolation, investigation, manipulation, production, and uses of molecules including vitamins, hormones, blood products, antibiotics, and vaccines. These case studies examine how processes...

    Published May 4th 1998 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Technological Change

    Methods and Themes in the History of Technology

    By Robert Fox

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

    In this volume, scholars from these two very different traditions are brought together. Never before has a single volume contained such a distinguished and diverse group of historians of technology....

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  5. The Historiography of Contemporary Science and Technology

    Edited by Thomas Söderquist

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

    More than ninety percent of all scientific history has been made during the last half century. So far, however, only a fraction of historical scholarship has dealt with this period. Merely a decade ago, most scientific historians considered recent science - the scientific culture created, lived and...

    Published October 27th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Entomology, Ecology and Agriculture

    The Making of Science Careers in North America, 1885-1985

    By Paolo Palladino

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

    This study is facilitated by following economic entomologists' and ecologists' changing ideas about different pest control strategies, chiefly 'chemical', 'biological', and 'integrated' control. The author then follows the efforts of one specific group of entomologists, at the University of...

    Published July 31st 1996 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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