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  1. 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 18th 2003 by Routledge

  2. 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 18th 2003 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Scientific Authorship

    Credit and Intellectual Property in Science

    Edited by Mario Biagioli, Peter Galison

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Eureka! Moment

    100 Key Scientific Discoveries of the 20th Century

    By Rupert Lee

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Science and Ideology

    A Comparative History

    By Mark Walker

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

    Does science work best in a democracy? Were 'Soviet' or 'Nazi' science fundamentally different from science in the USA? These questions have been passionately debated in the recent past. Particular developments in science took place under particular political regimes, but they may or may not have...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Fight Against Cancer

    France 1890-1940

    By Patrice Pinell

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

    Between the two World Wars an illness that mainly affects adults over fifty years old became so prominent that it superseded both tuberculosis and syphilis in importance.As Patrice Pinell shows, the effect of cancer in France before World War Two reached far beyond the question of its mortality...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Instruments, Travel and Science

    Itineraries of Precision from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Marie Noëlle Bourguet, Christian Licoppe, H. Otto Sibum

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

    We are now accustomed to conceive of science as an instrumental activity, producing numbers, measurements and graphs by means of sophisticated devices. This book investigates the historical process that gave rise to this instrumental culture. The contributors trace the displacement of instruments...

    Published July 17th 2002 by Routledge