Science in the Twentieth Century by John Krige
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Science in the Twentieth Century
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Science in the Twentieth Century

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Science in the Twentieth Century by John Krige

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With over forty chapters, written by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume represents the best work in America, Europe, and Asia. Geographical diversity of the authors is reflected in the different perspectives devoted to the subject, and all major disciplinary developments are covered. There are also sections concerning the countries that have made the most significant contributions, the relationship between science and industry, the importance of instrumentation, and the cultural influence of scientific modes of thought. Students and professionals will come to appreciate how, and why, science has developed - as with any other human activity, it is subject to the dynamics of society and politics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789057021725
ISBN-10: 9057021722
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 55mm)
Pages: 978
Imprint: Harwood Academic (Medical, Reference and Social Sc
Publisher: Gordon and Breach
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: Netherlands

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