A Companion to the History of Science

by Bernard Lightman

Publisher: Wiley

Series: Wiley Blackwell Companions to World History

Publication Date: May 18, 2016

ISBN: 9781118620755

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the History of Science is a single volume companion that discusses the history of science as it is done today, providing a survey of the debates and issues that dominate current scholarly discussion, with contributions from leading international scholars.

  • Provides a single-volume overview of current scholarship in the history of science edited by one of the leading figures in the field
  • Features forty essays by leading international scholars providing an overview of the key debates and developments in the history of science
  • Reflects the shift towards deeper historical contextualization within the field
  • Helps communicate and integrate perspectives from the history of science with other areas of historical inquiry
  • Includes discussion of non-Western themes which are integrated throughout the chapters¬†
  • Divided into four sections based on key analytic categories that reflect new approaches in the field