History of science books

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: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006): An Encyclopedia

: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine (2006):...

Author: Thomas F. Glick ,  Steven J. Livesey (University of Oklahoma)
ISBN: 9781138056763
Format: Paperback
$86.99

First published in 2005, this encyclopedia demonstrates that the millennium from the fall of the Roman Empire to...  Read More >>

The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and Expeditions in Four Centuries of Geodesy

The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth: Ideas and...

Author: Michael Rand Hoare
ISBN: 9781138277700
Format: Paperback
$73.99

Comprehensively explores the 'Figure of the Earth' controversy in all its several dimensions. This book shows how...  Read More >>

Where Do We Come From? Is Darwin Correct?: A Philosophical and Critical Study of Darwin's Theory of  Natural Selection

Where Do We Come From? Is Darwin Correct?: A Philosophical...

Author: Herbert Morse
ISBN: 9781138496514
Format: Paperback
$62.99

First published in 1911. The first chapter in this fascinating study devotes itself to a short preliminary introduction...  Read More >>

Darwin's God: Evolution and the Problem of Evil

Darwin's God: Evolution and the Problem of Evil

Author: Cornelius G Hunter
ISBN: 9781532688577
Format: Paperback
$49.16

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Darwin's God: Evolution and the Problem of Evil

Darwin's God: Evolution and the Problem of Evil

Author: Cornelius G Hunter
ISBN: 9781532688584
Format: Hardback
$90.56

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The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and...

Author: Walter Scheidel
ISBN: 9780691195988
Format: Paperback
$36.42

With state-of-the-art contributions by scholars who are leaders in their respective fields, this edition describes...  Read More >>

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance

Author: Eric Scerri (Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCLA)
ISBN: 9780190914363
Format: Hardback
$53.95

The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance traces the evolution and development of the periodic table, from...  Read More >>

The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993

The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures...

Author: Colin A. Russell
ISBN: 9780367261214
Format: Hardback
$189.00

Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion....  Read More >>

The Life Scientific: Explorers

The Life Scientific: Explorers

Author: Anna Buckley
ISBN: 9781474608091
Format: Paperback
$22.99

The new book from the BBC Radio 4 hit series The Life Scientific  Read More >>

On Trial For Reason: Science, Religion, and Culture in the Galileo Affair

On Trial For Reason: Science, Religion, and Culture...

Author: Maurice A. Finocchiaro (Distinguished Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus), University of Nevada Las Vegas)
ISBN: 9780198797920
Format: Hardback
$50.95

Maurice Finocchiaro considers the trial of Galileo by the Roman Inquisition in 1633, weighing up the views of both...  Read More >>

The Aeronauts: Travels in the Air

The Aeronauts: Travels in the Air

Author: James Glaisher
ISBN: 9781612197968
Format: Paperback
$24.99

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Republic of Numbers: Unexpected Stories of Mathematical Americans through History

Republic of Numbers: Unexpected Stories of Mathematical...

Author: David Lindsay Roberts (Prince George's Community College)
ISBN: 9781421433080
Format: Hardback
$43.72

Republic of Numbers will appeal to anyone who is interested in learning how mathematics has intertwined with American...  Read More >>

Hewett Cottrell Watson: Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist

Hewett Cottrell Watson: Victorian Plant Ecologist and...

Author: Frank N. Egerton
ISBN: 9781138723450
Format: Paperback
$62.99

This title was first published in 2003. Hewett Cottrell Watson was a pioneer in a new science not yet defined in...  Read More >>

Break On Through: Radical Psychiatry and the American Counterculture

Break On Through: Radical Psychiatry and the American...

Author: Lucas Richert (University of Strathclyde)
ISBN: 9780262042826
Format: Hardback
$39.34

Antipsychiatry, Esalen, psychedelics, and DSM III: Radical challenges to psychiatry and the conventional treatment...  Read More >>

The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary

The Medicina Plinii: Latin Text, Translation, and Commentary...

Author: Yvette Hunt (The University of Queensland, Australia) ,  Yvette Hunt (The University of Queensland, Australia)
ISBN: 9781138934825
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book presents the first ever English translation of the Medicina Plinii, one of the most influential books...  Read More >>

Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest: The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger and the Birth of Modern Oceanography

Endless Novelties of Extraordinary Interest: The Voyage...

Author: Doug Macdougall
ISBN: 9780300232059
Format: Hardback
$43.79

A gripping tale of exploration aboard H.M.S. Challenger, an expedition that laid the foundations for modern oceanography...  Read More >>

The History of Science

The History of Science

Author: Massimo Mazzotti
ISBN: 9780415744416
Format: Hardback
$2499.00

Science is one of the main features of the contemporary world, and shapes our lives to an extent that has no precedents...  Read More >>

Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories

Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories...

Author: Tian Yu Cao (Boston University)
ISBN: 9781108476072
Format: Hardback
$155.22

This new edition of Conceptual Developments of 20th Century Field Theories explores the conceptual foundations and...  Read More >>

The Medicine Cabinet

The Medicine Cabinet

Author: Natasha McEnroe ,  Selina Hurley
ISBN: 9780233006109
Format: Hardback
$64.69

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Poison

Poison

Author: Ben Hubbard ,  Sophie Hannah
ISBN: 9780233006116
Format: Hardback
$51.75

Chronologically recounting the story of history's silent assassin, Poison documents the gripping tales of the users...  Read More >>

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