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Forthcoming Books

  1. The History of Medicine

    Edited by Roger Cooter, Claudia Stein

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The history of medicine has been a robust field of academic inquiry and popular discussion since the 1970s. The interest in it goes back much further, but it was then that it began to link up with social protest and the counter-culture movement, and with feminist politics in particular. Medicine...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledge

    A Historical Outline of Aims and Tensions

    By Michael Segre

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Animal Housing and Human-Animal Relations

    Politics, Practices and Infrastructures

    Edited by Kristian Bjørkdahl, Tone Druglitrø

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    This book provides an in-depth investigation into the practices of animal housing systems with international contributions from across the humanities and social sciences. The physical infrastructures of animal housing are part of a much broader sociocultural and political infrastructure, where the...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Civil War Soldier, Supreme Court Justice

    By Susan-Mary Grant

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., was one of the most influential jurists of his time. From the antebellum era and the Civil War through the First World War and into the New Deal years, Holmes' long life and career as a Supreme Court Justice spanned an eventful period of American history, as the country...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Women in Science and Engineering

    History and Policy Change

    By Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

    Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection

    By Nahyan Fancy

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The discovery of the pulmonary transit of blood was a ground-breaking discovery in the history of the life sciences, and a prerequisite for William Harvey’s fully developed theory of blood circulation three centuries later. This book is the first attempt at understanding Ibn al-Nafis’s anatomical...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Fight Against Cancer

    France 1890-1940

    By Patrice Pinell

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

    Between the two World Wars an illness that mainly affects adults over fifty years old became so prominent that it superseded both tuberculosis and syphilis in importance.As Patrice Pinell shows, the effect of cancer in France before World War Two reached far beyond the question of its mortality...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Auditor's Talk

    An Oral History of the Profession from the 1920s to the Present Day

    By Derek Matthews, Jim Pirie

    This book is an oral history of the auditing profession in Britain from 1920s to the present day based on extended extracts from interviews with 77 past and present practitioners. Those interviewed ranged from a nonagenarian who qualified in the 1920s, to active contemporaries, from sole...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge