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The Oxford encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology

Author: Hugh Richard Slotten
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
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The entries in this encyclopedia explore the changing character of science, medicine, and technology in the United States; the key individuals, institutions, and organizations responsible for major developments; and the concepts, practices, and processes underlying these changes. The encyclopedia situates specific events, theories, practices, and institutions in their proper historical context and explores their  Read more...
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Oxford encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2014009198
(OCoLC)872654945
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Richard Slotten
ISBN: 9780199766673 0199766673
OCLC Number: 902538998
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: volume 1. Abortion debates and science --
lumbering --
volume 2. Machinery and manufacturing --
Zworkin, Vladimir Kosma.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology
Responsibility: Hugh Richard Slotten, editor in chief.

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Science, medicine, and technology have become increasingly important to the average individual in modern society. The importance of these three fields is in many ways one of the defining  Read more...

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