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  1. The Technological Fix

    How People Use Technology to Create and Solve Problems

    Edited by Lisa Rosner

    Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture

    The term "technological fix" should mean a fix provided by technology--a solution for all of our problems, from medicine and food production to the environment and business. Instead, technological fix has come to mean a cheap, quick fix using inappropriate technology that usually creates more...

    Published August 9th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Athanasius Kircher

    The Last Man Who Knew Everything

    Edited by Paula Findlen

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 28th 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of Healing

    Histories of Alternative Medicine in Twentieth-Century North America

    Edited by Robert D. Johnston

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 30th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Industrializing Organisms

    Introducing Evolutionary History

    Edited by Susan Schrepfer, Philip Scranton

    Series: Hagley Perspectives on Business and Culture

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  5. Women, Madness and Spiritualism

    Edited by Bridget Bennett, Helen Nicholson, Roy Porter

    Series: History of Feminism

    This set reproduces seminal writings by three exceptional nineteenth-century women. Georgina Weldon, Louisa Lowe and Susan Willis Fletcher were certified as insane by the Victorian medical establishment and were threatened with incarceration for their eccentric and transgressive behaviour. All...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Disease and Medicine in World History

    By Sheldon Watts

    Series: Themes in World History

    Disease and Medicine in World History is a concise introduction to diverse ideas about diseases and their treatment throughout the world. Drawing on case studies from ancient Egypt to present-day America, Asia and Europe, this survey discusses concepts of sickness and forms of treatment in many...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Gaia's Gift

    Earth, Ourselves and God after Copernicus

    By Anne Primavesi

    Gaia's Gift, the second of Anne Primavesi's explorations of human relationships with the earth, asks that we complete the ideological revolution set in motion by Copernicus and Darwin concerning human importancene. They challenged the notion of our God-given centrality within the universe and...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Ancient Meteorology

    By Liba Taub

    Series: Sciences of Antiquity Series

    The first book of its kind in English, Ancient Meteorology discusses Greek and Roman approaches and attitudes to this broad discipline, which in classical antiquity included not only 'weather', but occurrences such as earthquakes and comets that today would be regarded as geological, astronomical...

    Published May 15th 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Chinese Physician

    Wang Ji and the Stone Mountain Medical Case Histories

    By Joanna Grant

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    A Chinese Physician is the portrait of a 16th century medical writer and clinical practitioner. Drawing on socio-economic/biographic, textual, and gender analysis along side a variety of sources, from hagiographical biographies to medical case histories, the book tells three very different but...

    Published February 13th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Companion Encyclopedia of Science in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by John Krige, Dominique Pestre

    With over forty chapters, written by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume represents the best work in America, Europe and Asia. Geographical diversity of the authors is reflected in the different perspectives devoted to the subject, and all major disciplinary developments are covered.There...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge