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History of science : a beginner's guide

History of science : a beginner's guide

Author: Sean Johnston
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2009.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Draws on intellectual history, philosophy, and social studies to explore the evolving nature of science and its history.

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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Johnston
ISBN: 9781851686810 1851686819
OCLC Number: 339957029
Notes: "A Oneworld paperback original"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Big ideas and compelling approaches --
One damned revolution after another? --
Spreading a seductive idea --
Twentieth-century turns --
More than dead white European gentlemen? --
Science, history and culture: evolving perspectives.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Sean F. Johnston.
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Weaving together intellectual history, philosophy, and social studies, this book offers an appraisal of the history of science and the nature of this discipline.  Read more...


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"Compellingly written...As an introduction to the historiography of science, this book is superb...a wonderfully rich volume, ideal for the newbie historian or interested layperson." * British Read more...

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