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A history of science in society. Volume II, From the scientific revolution to the present

Author: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
Publisher: North York, Ontario ; Tondawanda, New York : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2017] 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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A History of Science in Society is a concise overview that introduces complex ideas in a non-technical fashion. Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. Volume II covers from the Scientific Revolution until the present day. New topics in this edition include science and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(CaOONL)20169055019
(DLC) 2016440087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ede; Lesley B Cormack
ISBN: 9781442635081 1442635088
OCLC Number: 1007858875
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 132-429 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: 5. Scientific revolution : contested territory --
6. The Enlightenment and enterprise --
7. Science and empire --
8. Entering the atomic age --
9. Science and war --
10. The death of certainty --
11. 1957 : the year the world became a planet --
12. Man on the moon, microwave in the kitchen --
13. Science and new frontiers : potential and peril in the new millennium.
Responsibility: Andrew Ede and Lesley B. Cormack.
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