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Research schools : historical reappraisals

Author: Gerald L Geison; Frederic Lawrence Holmes; University of Pennsylvania. Department of History and Sociology of Science.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., USA : Dept. of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1993.
Series: Osiris, 2nd ser., v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines research schools in the historical and cultural contexts of their disciplines, their institutional settings, their national traditions and scientific styles. The volume raises questions  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald L Geison; Frederic Lawrence Holmes; University of Pennsylvania. Department of History and Sociology of Science.
ISBN: 0226285456 9780226285450 0226285464 9780226285467
OCLC Number: 30335330
Description: viii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Research schools and their histories / John W. Servos --
Tacit knowledge and school formation / Kathryn M. Olesko --
National styles? ; French and English chemistry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Mary Jo Nye --
Group research in German chemistry : Kolbe's Marburg and Leipzig institutes / Alan J. Rocke --
Vision studies in Germany : Helmholtz versus Hering / R. Steven Turner --
W.H. Perkin, Jr., at Manchester and Oxford : from Irwell to Isis / Jack Morrell --
Spain's first school of physics : Blas Cabrera's Laboratorio de Investigaciones Físicas / José M. Sánchez-Ron, Antoni Roca-Rosell --
The Comstock Research School in evolutionary entomology / Pamela M. Henson --
Clementsian ecologists : the internal dynamics of a research school / Joel B. Hagen --
Sir George Darwin and a British school of geophysics / David S. Kushner --
Research schools and new directions in the historiography of science / Gerald L. Geison.
Series Title: Osiris, 2nd ser., v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald L. Geison and Frederic L. Holmes.

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