Reader's guide to the history of science

"A readers' advisory to the best books on the history of science. Written by 200 international scholars, the 600 comparative essays begin with a bibliography of important works, followed by reviews of those sources in the body of the entry. Important concepts and processes, phenomena, and...

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Main Author: Hessenbruch, Arne
Corporate Author: Credo Reference (Firm)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London [Eng.] Fitzroy Dearborn 2012
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Collection: Credo Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"A readers' advisory to the best books on the history of science. Written by 200 international scholars, the 600 comparative essays begin with a bibliography of important works, followed by reviews of those sources in the body of the entry. Important concepts and processes, phenomena, and scientists as well as scientific developments in different countries are covered."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002
The Reader's Guide to the History of Science looks at the literature of science in its many entries on individuals (Einstein), institutions and disciplines (Mathematics), general themes (Romantic Science) and central concepts (Paradigm and Fact). The history of science is construed widely to include the history of medicine and technology as is reflected in the range of disciplines from which the international team of 200 contributors are drawn
Item Description:Mode of access: World Wide Web
Physical Description:1 online resource (525 entries) 1 image, digital files
ISBN:188496429X
9781884964299
9781849722223