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  1. The Sciences of Homosexuality in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Kenneth Borris, George S. Rousseau

    The Sciences of Homosexuality in Early Modern Europe investigates early modern scientific accounts of same-sex desires and the shapes they assumed in everyday life. It explores the significance of those representations and interpretations from around 1450 to 1750, long before the term homosexuality...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Science and Empire in the Atlantic World

    Edited by James Delbourgo, Nicholas Dew

    Series: New Directions in American History

    Science and Empire in the Atlantic World is the first book in the growing field of Atlantic Studies to examine the production of scientific knowledge in the Atlantic world from a comparative and international perspective. Rather than focusing on a specific scientific field or single national...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Women in Science

    A Social and Cultural History

    By Ruth Watts

    The first book of its kind to provide a full and comprehensive historical grounding of the contemporary issues of gender and women in science. Women in Science includes a detailed survey of the history behind the popular subject and engages the reader with a theoretical and informed understanding...

    Published June 5th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Antarctic Peninsula & Tierra del Fuego: 100 years of Swedish-Argentine scientific cooperation at the end of the world

    Proceedings of "Otto Nordensjold's Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1903 and Swedish Scientists in Patagonia: A Symposium", Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 2-7, 2003

    Edited by Jorge Rabassa, Maria Laura Borla

    This symposium, held in Argentina in March 2003, commemorates Otto Nordenskjöld’s 1901 expedition, and pays tribute to the Swedish and Argentinian explorers who took on the challenge of early fieldwork in Patagonia and Antarctica. This theme is extended to include recent fieldwork in the natural...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Human Factor

    Revolutionizing the Way People Live with Technology

    By Kim J. Vicente

    In this incessantly readable, groundbreaking work, Vincente makes vividly clear how we can bridge the widening gap between people and technology. He investigates every level of human activity - from simple matters such as our hand-eye coordination to complex human systems such as...

    Published February 15th 2006 by Routledge

  9. International Science Between the World Wars

    The Case of Genetics

    By Nikolai Krementsov

    What is international science and how does it function? This book answers these questions through a detailed study of international congresses on genetics held from 1899 to 1939. It presents a portrait of international science as a product of continuous interactions that involved scientists and...

    Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Society

    Edited by Rudi Volti

    The three-volume Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Society is a landmark publication for the emerging area of study known as STS. It is the only source that both explores specific sciences and technologies and focuses on the historical and social dimensions behind each--how the dynamics of...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge