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The Cambridge History of Science

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Description for The Cambridge History of Science Hardcover. A new and comprehensive examination of the history of the modern physical and mathematical sciences. Editor(s): Nye, Mary Jo. Series: The Cambridge History of Science. Num Pages: 708 pages, 12 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 3J; PDX; PH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 51. Weight in Grams: 1117.
A narrative and interpretative history of the physical and mathematical sciences from the early nineteenth century to the close of the twentieth century. Drawing upon the most recent methods and results in historical studies of science, the authors of over thirty chapters employ strategies from intellectual history, social history, and cultural studies to provide unusually wide-ranging and comprehensive insights into developments in the public culture, disciplinary organization, and cognitive content of the physical and mathematical sciences. The sciences under study in the volume include physics, astronomy, chemistry and mathematics, as well as their extensions into geosciences and environmental sciences, computer ... Read more

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