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  1. 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 23rd 2006 by CRC Press

  2. 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 26th 2006 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2006 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published October 7th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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