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  1. Evolution: The Basics

    By Sherrie Lyons

    Series: The Basics

    Evolution: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the history, development and science of the theory of evolution. Beginning pre-Darwin and concluding with the latest research and controversies, readers are introduced to the origins of the idea of evolution, the ways in which it has developed...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Birth of Industrial Britain

    1750-1850, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Morgan

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The Industrial Revolution had a profound and lasting effect on socioeconomic and cultural conditions in Britain.The Birth of Industrial Britain examines the impact of early industrialisation on British society in the century before 1850, coinciding with Britain’s transition from a late...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Public Understanding of Science

    A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas

    By David Knight

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

    Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now....

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Global Science and National Sovereignty

    Edited by Grégoire Mallard, Catherine Paradeise, Ashveen Peerbaye

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

    Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science provides detailed case studies on how sovereignty has been constructed, reaffirmed, and transformed in the twentieth century by the construction of scientific disciplines, knowledge practices, and research...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Forensic Medicine in Western Society

    A History

    By Katherine D. Watson

    The first book of its kind, Forensic Medicine in Western Society: A History draws on the most recent developments in the historiography, to provide an overview of the history of forensic medicine in the West from the medieval period to the present day. Taking an international, comparative...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Environment in World History

    By Stephen Mosley

    Series: Themes in World History

    Covering the last five hundred years of global history, The Environment in World History examines the processes that have transformed the Earth and put growing pressure on natural resources. Chapters and case studies explore a wide range of issues, including: the hunting of wildlife and the...

    Published January 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development

    The Bloomington School

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke

    Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development demonstrates the importance of one of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics winners Elinor Ostrom's research program. The Bloomington School has become one of the most dynamic, well recognized and productive centers of the New Institutional Theory...

    Published May 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Scientific Research In World War II

    What scientists did in the war

    Edited by Ad Maas, Hans Hooijmaijers

    This book seeks to explore how scientists across a number of countries managed to cope with the challenging circumstances created by World War II. No scientist remained unaffected by the outbreak of WWII. As the book shows, there were basically two opposite ways in which the war encroached on the...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Natural Protest

    Essays on the History of American Environmentalism

    Edited by Michael Egan, Jeff Crane

    Series: New Directions in American History

    From Jamestown to 9/11, concerns about the landscape, husbanding of natural resources, and the health of our environment have been important to the American way of life. Natural Protest is the first collection of original essays to offer a cohesive social and political examination of environmental...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore

    By David L. Gosling

    Series: India in the Modern World

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights....

    Published August 31st 2008 by Routledge