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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Common Scientist of the Seventeenth Century

    A Study of the Dublin Philosophical Society, 1683-1708

    By K Theodore Hoppen

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Learned societies, such as the Royal Society of London and the Dublin Philosophical Society were a central feature of the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. This volume shows that a study of the work and membership of these groups is essential before any realistic assessment can be...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  6. British Scientists of the Twentieth Century

    By J G Crowther

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Following on from British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century, this volume covers six eminent British scientists whose work and personality have not receded into the same depth of perspective as their predecessors of the Nineteenth Century, but the tremendous changes following the two world wars...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  7. British Scientists of the Nineteenth Century

    By J G Crowther

    J G Crowther has chosen five of the greatest scientists of the nineteenth century – Davy, Faraday, Clerk-Maxwell, Joule, Lord Kelvin and examines every aspect of their lives and work....

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  8. RLE: History & Philosophy of Science: 34-Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    History and Philosophy of Science reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century. This set presents a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history and philosophy of science. It covers all major fields of...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Encyclopedia of the Scientific Revolution

    From Copernicus to Newton

    Edited by Wilbur Applebaum

    With unprecedented current coverage of the profound changes in the nature and practice of science in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe, this comprehensive reference work addresses the individuals, ideas, and institutions that defined culture in the age when the modern perception...

    Published March 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 30th 2007 by Routledge