Skip to Content

Books by Subject

History of Science & Technology Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 129 new and published books in the subject of History of Science & Technology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman Thought (Routledge Revivals)

    By Sue Blundell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It has been much disputed to what extent thinkers in Greek and Roman antiquity adhered to ideas of evolution and progress in human affairs. Did they lack any conception of process in time, or did they anticipate Darwinian and Lamarckian hypotheses? The Origins of Civilization in Greek and Roman...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Selected Genetic Papers of J.B.S. Haldane (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Krishna R. Dronamraju

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1990, this is a compilation of several important papers that have contributed to the foundation of population genetics, evolutionary biology and human genetics. The collection includes Haldane’s first paper in genetics, which was published in 1915, reporting the first case...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. John Dee's Natural Philosophy

    Between Science and Religion

    By Nicholas Clulee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This is the definitive study of John Dee and his intellectual career. Originally published in 1988, this interpretation is far more detailed than any that came before and is an authoritative account for anyone interested in the history, literature and scientific developments of the Renaissance, or...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700

    From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts

    Edited by Robert M. Schuler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Of interest to interdisciplinary historians as well as those in various other fields, this book presents the first publication of 14 poems ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines. The poems are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, but nine of them are...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Secret Tradition in Alchemy

    Its Development and Records

    By Arthur Edward Waite

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying hermetic symbolism. It outlines some of the ‘secret’ inner meanings to alchemy -...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England

    By Hilary Gatti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Science after the Practice Turn in the Philosophy, History, and Social Studies of Science

    Edited by Léna Soler, Sjoerd Zwart, Michael Lynch, Vincent Israel-Jost

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

    In the 1980s, philosophical, historical and social studies of science underwent a change which later evolved into a turn to practice. Analysts of science were asked to pay attention to scientific practices in meticulous detail and along multiple dimensions, including the material, social and...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Ibn al-Haytham, Spherical Geometry and Astronomy

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. It also includes extensive commentary from one of world’s foremost authorities....

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Flu Epidemic of 1918

    America's Experience in the Global Health Crisis

    By Sandra Opdycke

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge