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By Bernard Lightman

The Wiley Blackwell significant other to the historical past of Science is a unmarried quantity better half that discusses the heritage of technology because it is completed at the present time, supplying a survey of the debates and concerns that dominate present scholarly dialogue, with contributions from top foreign scholars.

  • Provides a single-volume review of present scholarship within the background of technology edited by means of one of many top figures within the field
  • Features 40 essays by means of prime overseas students offering an outline of the main debates and advancements within the heritage 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 components of ancient inquiry
  • Includes dialogue of non-Western subject matters that are built-in during the chapters 
  • Divided into 4 sections in accordance with key analytic different types that replicate new methods within the field

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