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Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

by Carin Berkowitz

<p>Sir Charles Bell (1774–1842) was a medical reformer in a great age of reform—an occasional and reluctant vivisectionist, a theistic popularizer of natural science, a Fellow of the Royal Society, a surgeon, an artist, and a teacher. He was ...

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Charles Darwin

by Michael Ruse

The definitive work on the philosophical nature and impact of the theories of Charles Darwin, written by a well-known authority on the history and philosophy of Darwinism. <br><ul><br><li>Broadly explores the theories of Charles Darwin and ...

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Charles Darwin

by Adrian Desmond, James Moore & Janet Browne

<p>Definitive, concise, and very interesting... From William Shakespeare to Winston Churchill, the Very Interesting People series provides authoritative bite-sized biographies of Britain's most fascinating historical figures - people whose ...

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Charles Darwin

by Walter Karp

<p>Charles Darwin's theory of evolution - found in his 1859 work The Origin of Species - shocked Victorian scientists, who equated Darwinism with blasphemy and atheism. But the religious issue never troubled Darwin, a deeply moral man if not a ...

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Charles Darwin's Shorter Publications, 1829–1883

by John van Wyhe

<p>Charles Darwin's words first appeared in print as a student at Christ's College, Cambridge in 1829, and in almost every subsequent year of his life he published essays, articles, letters to editors, or other brief works. These shorter ...

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Chasing Sound

Technology, Culture, and the Art of Studio Recording from Edison to the LP

by Susan Schmidt Horning

<p>In <em>Chasing Sound</em>, Susan Schmidt Horning traces the cultural and technological evolution of recording studios in the United States from the first practical devices to the modern multi-track studios of the analog era. Charting the ...

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Chemistry and Chemists in Florence

From the Last of the Medici Family to the European Magnetic Resonance Center

by Marco Fontani, Mary Virginia Orna & Mariagrazia Costa

<p>This brief offers a novel vision of the city of Florence, tracing the development of chemistry via the biographies of its most illustrious chemists. It documents not only important scientific research that came from the hands of Galileo ...

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Chocolate and Health: Chemistry, Nutrition and Therapy

by Wilson, Philip K

<P>Chocolate and Health provides a comprehensive overview of the chemistry, nutrition and bioavailability of cacao and chocolate.</P> ...

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Chocolate as Medicine

A Quest over the Centuries

by Philip K Wilson & W Jeffrey Hurst

<p>The Mesoamerican population who lived near the indigenous cultivation sites of the &quot;Chocolate Tree&quot; (Theobromo cacao) had a multitude of documented applications of chocolate as medicine, ranging from alleviating fatigue to ...

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Chronic Disease in the Twentieth Century

A History

by George Weisz

<p>Long and recurring illnesses have burdened sick people and their doctors since ancient times, but until recently the concept of &quot;chronic disease&quot; had limited significance. Even lingering diseases like tuberculosis, a leading cause ...

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Civic and Medical Worlds in Early Modern England

Performing Barbery and Surgery

by E. Decamp

<p>Through its rich foray into popular literary culture and medical history, this book investigates representations of regular and irregular medical practice in early modern England. Focusing on the prolific figures of the barber, surgeon and ...

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Civilized Life in the Universe

Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

by George Basalla

<p>This book is a selective and fascinating history of scientific speculation about intelligent extraterrestrial life. From Plutarch to Stephen Hawking, some of the most prominent western scientists have had quite detailed perceptions and ...

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Classical and Quantum Cosmology

by Gianluca Calcagni

<p>This comprehensive textbook is devoted to classical and quantum cosmology, with particular emphasis on modern approaches to quantum gravity and string theory and on their observational imprint. It covers major challenges in theoretical ...

ISBN: 9783319411279

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Climate Change and the Humanities

Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis

by James Cullis, Alexander Elliott & Vinita Damodaran

<p>This  volume  of  essays  fills  a  lacunae  in  the  current  climate  change  debate  by  bringing  new perspectives on the role of humanities scholars within this debate. The humanities have historically played an important role in the ...

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Climate Change in Human History

Prehistory to the Present

by Benjamin Lieberman & Elizabeth Gordon

<p><em>Climate Change and Human History</em> provides an up-to-date and concise introduction to the relationship between human beings and climate change throughout history.</p> <p>Starting with periods hundreds of thousands of years ago and ...

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Coal and Empire

The Birth of Energy Security in Industrial America

by Peter A. Shulman

<p>Since the early twentieth century, Americans have associated oil with national security. From World War I to American involvement in the Middle East, this connection has seemed a self-evident truth. But, as Peter A. Shulman argues, Americans ...

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Coal, Steam and Ships

Engineering, Enterprise and Empire on the Nineteenth-Century Seas

by Crosbie Smith

<p>Crosbie Smith explores the trials and tribulations of first-generation Victorian mail steamship lines, their passengers, proprietors and the public. Eyewitness accounts show in rich detail how these enterprises engineered their ships, ...

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ColdFusion Presents: New Thinking

From Einstein to Artificial Intelligence, the Science and Technology that Transformed Our World

by Dagogo Altraide

<h3><strong>#1 Amazon New Release! ? ColdFusion's New Thinking About Technology and Science</strong></h3> <p><strong>What can history’s greatest breakthroughs in science and technology teach us about the future?</strong></p> <p><strong>New ...

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Commentary on the Principles of Thermodynamics by Pierre Duhem

by Paul Needham

<p>Pierre Duhem (1861–1916) held the chair of theoretical physics at Bordeaux from 1894 to his death. He established a reputation in both the history and philosophy of science as well as in science itself (physics and physical chemistry). Much ...

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Communicating Science

Professional, Popular, Literary

by Nicholas Russell

<p>Governments and scientific establishments have been encouraging the development of professional and popular science communication. This book critically examines the origin of this drive to improve communication, and discusses why simply ...

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