Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643236X
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Each chapter explores the practices, politics, economics, and open-ended potential of the sciences of the archives, making this the first book devoted to the role of archives in the natural and human sciences.

Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643253X
Size: 46.53 MB
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Thoroughly exploring the practices, politics, economics, and potential of the sciences of the archives, this volume reveals the essential historical dimension of the sciences, while also adding a much-needed long-term perspective to ...

Science In The Archives

Author: Lorraine Daston
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226432229
Size: 34.57 MB
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Thoroughly exploring the practices, politics, economics, and potential of the sciences of the archives, this volume reveals the essential historical dimension of the sciences, while also adding a much-needed long-term perspective to ...

Past Present And Future Of Statistical Science

Author: Xihong Lin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482204983
Size: 20.20 MB
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The book is not only about statistics and science but also about people and their passion for discovery. Distinguished authors present expository articles on a broad spectrum of topics in statistical education, research, and applications.

Science For All

Author: Peter J. Bowler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226068668
Size: 19.90 MB
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Peter J. Bowler surveys the books, serial works, magazines, and newspapers published between 1900 and the outbreak of World War II to show that practicing scientists were very active in writing about their work for a general readership.

A History Of Knowledge

Author: Charles Lincoln Van Doren
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345373162
Size: 77.79 MB
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Covers every aspect of knowledge--scientific, intellectual, and historical--from the beginning of the human experience into the twenty-first century and beyond Clifton Fadiman Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club and the History Book Club

Science On The Air

Author: Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226466957
Size: 20.81 MB
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But these modern series owe much of their success to the pioneering efforts of early-twentieth-century science shows like Adventures in Science and “Our Friend the Atom.” Science on the Air is the fascinating history of the evolution of ...

The Outward Mind

Author: Benjamin Morgan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022646220X
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In The Outward Mind, Benjamin Morgan approaches this period of innovation as an important origin point for current attempts to understand art or beauty using the tools of the sciences.

The Case For Books Past Present And Future

Author: Robert Darnton
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458758338
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In this lasting collection of essays, Robert Darnton - an intellectual pioneer in the field of this history of the book - lends unique authority to the life, role, and legacy of the book in society.