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Lightman, Bernard

A Companion to the History of Science

Lightman, Bernard - A Companion to the History of Science, ebook

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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion, with contributions from leading international scholars.
  • Provides a single-volume overview of current scholarship in the history of science edited by one of the leading figures in the field
  • Features forty essays by leading international scholars providing an overview of the key debates and developments in the history of science
  • Reflects the shift towards deeper historical contextualization within the field
  • Helps communicate and integrate perspectives from the history of science with other areas of historical inquiry
  • Includes discussion of non-Western themes which are integrated throughout the chapters
  • Divided into four sections based on key analytic categories that reflect new approaches in the field

Keywords: History of Science, natural philosophy, natural history, visual communication, oral communication, scientific communication, scientific instruments, telescopes, microscopes. scientific figures, historical research, historical contextualization. , History of Science & Medicine

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History
Page amount
624 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118620755
Printed ISBN
9781118620762

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