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Major Works: History of Science & Technology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 45 new and published major works in the subject of History of Science & Technology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Women and Gender in Science and Technology

    Edited by Londa Schiebinger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Reissuing works originally published between 1921 and 1988, Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science (20 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering historical developments in scientific thinking. Volumes range from Einstein's theories to quantum theory and genetics making this a...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Science in the Changing World bound with Science at Your Service

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Science in the Changing World, first published in 1933, contains a series of broadcasted presentations on the relationship between science and the development of European civilisation in the first half of the 20th century. Specifically, each talk attempts to reflect the crisis through which the...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Fields of Force

    The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein.

    By William Berkson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This book describes the picture of reality given by Newton, and the development of the later picture of reality given by field theory. In telling this story, the author explains what problem each scientist faced, and how the process of solving them led to new discoveries. By this method he gives...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. My Life: Recollections of a Nobel Laureate

    By Max Born

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    In this collection of informal reminiscences, first published in 1975, Max Born has written an extraordinarily vivid account of his life and work, originally intended for his family. Ranging from his time at the University of Göttingen, where Born had his first real motivation for a professional...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Progress of Science

    An Account of Recent Fundamental Researches in Physics, Chemistry and Biology

    By J.G. Crowther

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    The Progress of Science, first published in 1934, was originally intended to help the interested reader develop their understanding of the natural sciences as they stood in the period leading up to the Second World War. This intention was predicated on the belief that the spirit of science can only...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Special Theory of Relativity bound with Relativity: A Very Elementary Exposition

    By Herbert Dingle, Sir Oliver Lodge

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    The Special Theory of Relativity: Based on a short course of lectures delivered in the late 1930s, this short book presents the theory of Special Relativity by formulating a redefinition of the measurement of length, and thus will appeal to students of physics who wish to think through Einstein’s...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. A Century of Science 1851-1951

    Edited by Herbert Dingle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    First published in 1951 to coincide with the British Festival, this book explores the developments in science which had occurred since the Great Exhibition of 1851. Covering the full range of scientific development which had emerged in that time – from fundamental physics to evolution and genetics,...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Niels Bohr: Physics and the World

    Edited by Herman Feshbach, Tetsuo Matsui, Alexandra Oleson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Containing the proceedings of the symposium held by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Niels Bohr, this collection was first published in 1988. More than any other individual, Bohr was responsible for the development of quantum mechanics...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Recent Developments in Atomic Theory

    By Leo Graetz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Into the short compass of this book Professor Graetz has succeeded in compressing an eminently readable survey of the directions in which the atomic theory, as accepted in the nineteenth century, has been extended by the remarkable and almost revolutionary physical investigations and discoveries of...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Current Scientific Techniques in Archaeology
    By P.A. Parkes
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  2. Industrial Archaeology: An Introduction
    By Kenneth Hudson
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  3. The History of Science
    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti
    To Be Published July 14th 2015

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