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21-26 of 26 results in 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
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
New Practices and Alliances, 1920s to 1970s
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
Methods and Themes in the History of Technology
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
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
The Making of Science Careers in North America, 1885-1985
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
Classical Genetic Research and its Legacy: The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics
To Be Published October 31st 2014