Great Feuds in Technology: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever
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"Unusual insight into the development of science . . . I was excited by this book and enthusiastically recommend it to general as well as scientific audiences."
"Hellman has assembled a series of entertaining tales. . . . many fine examples of heady invective without parallel in our time."
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"A fascinating new book which details some of the most famous disputes of the ages."
"Dry science history turns into entertaining reading without sacrificing historical accuracy."
"Great Feuds in Science is wonderful history, as the reader learns how scientists had to fight with religious leaders and other scientists to get their work recognized, accepted, and even get the credit for it!"
Praise for Great Feuds in Medicine
"This engaging book documents [the] reactions in ten of the most heated controversies and rivalries in medical history. . . . The disputes detailed are . . . fascinating. . . . It is delicious stuff here."
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