Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery, Volume 6
Neil Schlager, Josh Lauer
Gale Group, 2000 - Science - 672 pages
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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