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Major Works: History of Science & Technology

You are currently browsing 41–47 of 47 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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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

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 Social Impact of Modern Biology

    By Fuller Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1971. Discoveries in modern biology can radically change human life as we know it. As our understanding of living processes, such as inheritance, grows, so do the possibilities of applying these results for good and evil, such as the treatment of disease, the control of...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. RLE: History & Philosophy of Science: 34-Volume Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    History and Philosophy of Science reprints a distinguished selection of important texts published in this field over the last century. This set presents a unique opportunity to gain comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the history and philosophy of science. It covers all major fields of...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Science, technology and economic growth in the eighteenth century

    By A E Musson

    Originally published in 1972.This book illustrates the growing awareness of the importance of science and technology in the Industrial Revolution. The contributors show that the growth in the teaching and literature of natural philosophy (mechanics, hydraulics etc), mathematics and chemistry,...

    Published August 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. The Impact of Railways on Victorian Cities

    By John R. Kellett

    The arrival of the railway was one of the most far reaching events in the history of the Victorian city. The present study, based upon detailed case histories of Britain's five largest cities (London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool), shows how the railways gave Victorian cities their...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Women, Madness and Spiritualism

    Edited by Bridget Bennett, Helen Nicholson, Roy Porter

    Series: History of Feminism

    This set reproduces seminal writings by three exceptional nineteenth-century women. Georgina Weldon, Louisa Lowe and Susan Willis Fletcher were certified as insane by the Victorian medical establishment and were threatened with incarceration for their eccentric and transgressive behaviour. All...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Development of Chemistry

    Classic Works 1789-1914

    Edited by David Knight

    Series: Classic Books in the History of Science

    This set covers a century's literature on discovery in chemistry, incorporating both classic works by eminent chemists (including Faraday and Boyle) and a selection of journal articles which present science to a general readership. It covers all aspects of the science: experimental, theoretical,...

    Published August 13th 1998 by Routledge

  7. The Yearbook of Facts in Science and Art

    Primary Source Material on the Post-Industrial Revolution (1838-1880)

    Edited by James Mason, John Timbs, Charles W. Vincent

    Series: Early Sources in Reference

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 5th 1996 by Routledge


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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Logic of Personal Knowledge: Essays Presented to M. Polanyi on his Seventieth Birthday, 11th March, 1961
    Edited by Polanyi Festschrift Committee
    To Be Published May 11th 2015
  2. The History of Medicine
    Edited by Roger Cooter, Claudia Stein
    To Be Published July 8th 2015
  3. The History of Science
    Edited by Massimo Mazzotti
    To Be Published November 15th 2015

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