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  1. The Flu Epidemic of 1918

    America's Experience in the Global Health Crisis

    By Sandra Opdycke

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Race, Science and Medicine, 1700-1960

    Edited by Waltraud Ernst, Bernard Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    Considering cases from Europe to India, this collection brings together current critical research into the role played by racial issues in the production of medical knowledge. Confronting such controversial themes as colonialism and medicine, the origins of racial thinking and health and migration,...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Science and Religion

    One Planet, Many Possibilities

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston, Whitney Bauman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This collection offers new perspectives on the study of science and religion, bringing together articles that highlight the differences between epistemological systems and call into question the dominant narrative of modern science. The volume provides historical context for the contemporary...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Encyclopedia of Cosmology (Routledge Revivals)

    Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology

    Edited by Norriss S. Hetherington

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Encyclopedia of Cosmology, first published in 1993, recounts the history, philosophical assumptions, methodological ambiguities, and human struggles that have influenced the various responses to the basic questions of cosmology through the ages, as well as referencing important scientific...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Radio’s Digital Dilemma

    Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century

    By John Nathan Anderson

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Radio's Digital Dilemma is the first comprehensive analysis of the United States’ digital radio transition, chronicling the technological and policy development of the HD Radio broadcast standard. A story laced with anxiety, ignorance, and hubris, the evolution of HD Radio pitted the nation’s...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Walter W. Bryant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A History of Astronomy, first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth century. It includes biographical material relating to the most famous names in the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Mathematical Astrology

    Reaching Out to the Stars

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    Though there are a number of well-written works on Chinese divination, there are none that deal with the three sophisticated devices that were employed by the Chinese Astronomical Bureau in the eleventh century and for hundreds of years thereafter. Chinese experts applied the methods associated...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Changing Images in Mathematics

    From the French Revolution to the New Millennium

    Edited by Umberto Bottazini, Amy Dahan Dalmedico

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

    This book focuses on some of the major developments in the history of contemporary (19th and 20th century) mathematics as seen in the broader context of the development of science and culture. Avoiding technicalities, it displays the breadth of contrasting images of mathematics favoured by...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Revealing New Worlds

    Three Victorian Women Naturalists

    By Suzanne Le-May Sheffield

    The story of nineteenth-century science often tells a tale of a masculinized professionalizing domain. Scientific man increasingly pushed women out, marginalized them and constructed them as naturally feminine creatures incapable of intellectual work, particularly scientific work. Yet many women...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Women and Gender in Science and Technology
    Edited by Londa Schiebinger
    To Be Published May 6th 2014
  2. My Life: Recollections of a Nobel Laureate
    By Max Born
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  3. A Century of Science 1851-1951
    Edited by Herbert Dingle
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  4. Atomic Theories
    By F.H. Loring
    To Be Published May 8th 2014
  5. Einstein The Searcher: His Work Explained from Dialogues with Einstein
    By Alexander Moszkowski
    To Be Published May 8th 2014

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