By Bernard Lightman

The Wiley Blackwell spouse to the historical past of Science is a unmarried quantity spouse that discusses the background of technology because it is finished this present day, offering a survey of the debates and matters that dominate present scholarly dialogue, with contributions from major overseas scholars.

  • Provides a single-volume assessment of present scholarship within the historical past of technology edited by way of one of many top figures within the field
  • Features 40 essays through prime foreign students supplying an outline of the main debates and advancements within the background of science
  • Reflects the shift in the direction of deeper old contextualization in the field
  • Helps speak and combine views from the background of technological know-how with different parts of old inquiry
  • Includes dialogue of non-Western subject matters that are built-in through the chapters 
  • Divided into 4 sections in line with key analytic different types that mirror new techniques within the field

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Social History of Medicine, 27, No. 2: 372–84. Andrews, James T. 2003. Science for the Masses: The Bolshevik State, Public Science, and the Popular Imagination in Soviet Russia, 1917–1934. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press. Antognazza, Maria Rosa. 2009. Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , Gregory John Downey, and Stephen Vaughn. 2012. Science in Print: Essays on the History of Science and the Culture of Print. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press.

One of these was the Duke Huan of Qi, who is said to have appointed some from among his learned guests to serve as ministers in his government. Another famous example is that of Lu Buwei who, as chancellor of Qin, reportedly collected some 3000 guests. In this position, he oversaw the production of the encyclopedic Springs and Autumns of Master Lu. This is the social background in which the ideas that later formed the basis of the Chinese cosmological synthesis were originally generated (Lloyd and Sivin 2002, 253–71).

The Afterlives of Animals: A Museum Menagerie. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. Anderson, Warwick. 2014. ” Social History of Medicine, 27, No. 2: 372–84. Andrews, James T. 2003. Science for the Masses: The Bolshevik State, Public Science, and the Popular Imagination in Soviet Russia, 1917–1934. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press. Antognazza, Maria Rosa. 2009. Leibniz: An Intellectual Biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. , Gregory John Downey, and Stephen Vaughn.

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