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Doctors beyond Borders

The Transnational Migration of Physicians in the Twentieth Century

by Laurence Monnais & David Wright

<p>The transnational migration of health care practitioners has become a critical issue in global health policy and ethics. <em>Doctors beyond Borders</em> provides an essential historical perspective on this international issue, showing how ...

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Documenting the World

Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

by Gregg Mitman & Kelley Wilder

<p>Imagine the twentieth century without photography and film. Its history would be absent of images that define historical moments and generations: the death camps of Auschwitz, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Apollo lunar landing. It

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Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science

by Dr Donald L. Opitz, Dr Staffan Bergwik & Brigitte Van Tiggelen

The fourteen chapters of this volume directly challenge the strong historiographical opposition between science and domesticity by analysing the role of domesticity in the making of the modern sciences, especially astronomy, chemistry, ...

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Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science

by Donald L. Opitz, Staffan Bergwik & Brigitte Van Tiggelen

<p>The history of the modern sciences has long overlooked the significance of domesticity as a physical, social, and symbolic force in the shaping of knowledge production. This book provides a welcome reorientation to our understanding of the ...

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Dreams of Other Worlds

The Amazing Story of Unmanned Space Exploration - Revised and Updated Edition

by Chris Impey & Holly Henry

<p><em>Dreams of Other Worlds</em> describes the unmanned space missions that have opened new windows on distant worlds. Spanning four decades of dramatic advances in astronomy and planetary science, this book tells the story of eleven iconic ...

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Dreamscapes of Modernity

Sociotechnical Imaginaries and the Fabrication of Power

by Sheila Jasanoff & Sang-Hyun Kim

<p><em>Dreamscapes of Modernity</em> offers the first book-length treatment of sociotechnical imaginaries, a concept originated by Sheila Jasanoff and developed in close collaboration with Sang-Hyun Kim to describe how visions of scientific and ...

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Early Days of X-ray Crystallography

by André Authier

<p>The year 2012 marked the centenary of one of the most significant discoveries of the early twentieth century, the discovery of X-ray diffraction (March 1912, by Laue, Friedrich and Knipping) and of Bragg's law (November 1912). The discovery ...

ISBN: 9780191635021

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Early Investigations of Ceres and the Discovery of Pallas

Historical Studies in Asteroid Research

by Clifford Cunningham

<p>An asteroid scholar, Cunningham in this book picks up where his <em>Discovery of the First Asteroid, Ceres</em> left off in telling the story of the impact created by the discovery of this new class of object in the early 1800s. The best and ...

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Early Modern Philosophers and the Renaissance Legacy

by Cecilia Muratori & Gianni Paganini

<p>When does Renaissance philosophy end, and Early Modern philosophy begin? Do Renaissance philosophers have something in common, which distinguishes them from Early Modern philosophers? And ultimately, what defines the modernity of the Early ...

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Early Railway Chemistry and its Legacy

by Colin A Russell & John Hudson

<p>One of the most important parts of British heavy industry today is our railway system. Its constant appearances in news bulletins, its enormous appeal to fans or "enthusiasts", its permanent role in the lives of most of us, and its economic ...

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Early Reinforced Concrete

by Frank Newby

<p>This volume traces the process by which reinforced concrete emerged during the 19th century as the successful building material of today. Early work on testing the strength of cements led into a period of experimental work by a number of ...

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Early Responses to the Periodic System

by Masanori Kaji, Helge Kragh & Gabor Pallo

<p>The reception of the periodic system of elements has received little attention among scientists and historians alike. While many historians have studied Mendeleev's discovery of the periodic system, few have analyzed the ways in which the ...

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Early Russian Organic Chemists and Their Legacy

by David E Lewis

<p>The organic chemists of Russia during the pre-revolutionary period included some of the most creative and talented chemists of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Indeed, this is attested by the number of reactions and empirical ...

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Eating Smoke

Fire in Urban America, 1800–1950

by Mark Tebeau

<p>During the period of America's swiftest industrialization and urban growth, fire struck fear in the hearts of city dwellers as did no other calamity. Before the Civil War, sweeping blazes destroyed more than $200 million in property in the ...

ISBN: 9781421412504

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Eclipses, Transits, and Comets of the Nineteenth Century

How America's Perception of the Skies Changed

by Stella Cottam & Wayne Orchiston

<p><strong>Winner of the AAS 2019 Donald E. Osterbrock Book Prize for Historical Astronomy</strong></p> <p>Grabbing the attention of poets, politicians and the general public alike, a series of spectacular astronomical events in the late 1800s ...

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Ecology or Catastrophe

The Life of Murray Bookchin

by Janet Biehl

<p>Murray Bookchin was not only one of the most significant and influential environmental philosophers of the twentieth century--he was also one of the most prescient. From industrial agriculture to nuclear radiation, Bookchin has been at the ...

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Edmond Halley: More Than a Man with a Comet

by D. C. Ipsen

<p>Today Edmond Halley is known as the scientist whose comet returns every 75 years or so. But he was a man of many talents who did much more than make a prediction about a comet that happen to appear during his time.</p> <p>Probably Halleys ...

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Education of Deaf-Mute and Development of the Sign Language

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<p>For a long period of years, a child who was born deaf or blind has been called a defective. The belief that the deaf and blind could not be educated was so universal that within the last century they were actually referred to as children of ...

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Education of the Blind and Development of the Braille System

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<p>For centuries the blind were regarded as objects of pity and as unfortunate beings. No interest had been manifested in the education of the blind. This book presents how evolved the situation of the Blinds and the development of their ...

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Effective Theories in Physics

From Planetary Orbits to Elementary Particle Masses

by James D. Wells

<p>There is significant interest in the Philosophy of Science community to understand the role that &quot;effective theories&quot; have in the work of forefront science. The ideas of effective theories have been implicit in science for a long ...

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