Science and Its Times: 1950-present

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Gale Group, Jun 6, 2000 - Science - 624 pages
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This innovative 7-vol. set offers an exceptional, interdisciplinary approach to learning by integrating two important subjects: science and history. The volumes are chronologically ordered from 2000 B.C. to the present, addressing a wide variety of scientific developments with explanations of underlying factors and their effects on politics, economics, culture and daily life. The entries -- more than 20 topical essays, 25 full biographies and 85 sketches of notable people in each volume -- move forward through history, describing notable scientific discoveries and achievements along with their social and historical impact.

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Contents

Exploration and Discovery
1
Biographical Sketches
46
Biographical Mentions
66
Copyright

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Neil Schlager is a chemical engineer who has run factories in Nashville, Tennessee; Winnipeg, Canada; and Bahrain. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

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