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Major Works: History of Science & Technology

You are currently browsing 21–30 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.

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  1. The Strategy of the Genes

    By C.H. Waddington

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    First published in 1957, this essential classic work bridged the gap between analytical and theoretical biology, thus setting the insights of the former in a context which more sensitively reflects the ambiguities surrounding many of its core concepts and objectives. Specifically, these five...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Atomic Theories

    By F.H. Loring

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    Summarising the most novel facts and theories which were coming into prominence at the time, particularly those which had not yet been incorporated into standard textbooks, this important work was first published in 1921. The subjects treated cover a wide range of research that was being conducted...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1916 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy (7 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering various facets of alchemical traditions. Some texts examine alchemy itself while some offer insight into the motives for alchemical...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. John Dee's Natural Philosophy

    Between Science and Religion

    By Nicholas Clulee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This is the definitive study of John Dee and his intellectual career. Originally published in 1988, this interpretation is far more detailed than any that came before and is an authoritative account for anyone interested in the history, literature and scientific developments of the Renaissance, or...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Renaissance Drama of Knowledge

    Giordano Bruno in England

    By Hilary Gatti

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Giordano Bruno’s visit to Elizabethan England in the 1580s left its imprint on many fields of contemporary culture, ranging from the newly-developing science, the philosophy of knowledge and language, to the extraordinary flowering of Elizabethan poetry and drama. This book explores Bruno's...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Secret Tradition in Alchemy

    Its Development and Records

    By Arthur Edward Waite

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying hermetic symbolism. It outlines some of the ‘secret’ inner meanings to alchemy -...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Giordano Bruno

    His Life, Thought, and Martyrdom

    By William Boulting

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This comprehensive book outlines the life and works of an important revolutionary intellectual of the 16th Century. This book follows Bruno’s life and the development of his thought in the order in which he declared it. Giordano Bruno was an Italian Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician and...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Alchemy in Europe

    A Guide to Research

    By Claudia Kren

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This comprehensive annotated bibliography, first published in 1990, guides the user helpfully through where to find information on various elements on alchemy when researching. Divided into categories to aid finding the right area of interest, this book forms a unique reference tool....

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Alchemical Poetry, 1575-1700

    From Previously Unpublished Manuscripts

    Edited by Robert M. Schuler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    Of interest to interdisciplinary historians as well as those in various other fields, this book presents the first publication of 14 poems ranging from 12 to 3,000 lines. The poems are printed in the chronological order of their composition, from Elizabethan to Augustan times, but nine of them are...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  10. John Dee's Actions with Spirits (Volumes 1 and 2)

    22 December 1581 to 23 May 1583

    By Christopher Whitby

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

    This was originally a two volume set which is now bound as one. Here is presented an investigation of the nature of the earliest extant records of the supposed communication with angels and spirits of John Dee (1527-1608) with the assistance of his two mediums or 'scryers', Barnabas Saul and Edward...

    Published September 25th 2012 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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