The Cambridge History of Science: Volume 5, The Modern Physical and Mathematical Sciences - The Cambridge History of Science (Hardback)Mary Jo Nye (editor)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 708
Weight: 1117 g
Dimensions: 236 x 162 x 51 mm
'... the Cambridge History will no doubt be an indispensable reference for researchers, educators, and general readers interested in the field.' Chemical Heritage
'... an impressive testament to the depth and breadth of current study of the history of the physical sciences. It will become the definitive reference work for the field. ... a wide range of methodologies ... The sheer number of topics addressed is ... staggering ... excellent contributions on the relationship of the physical sciences to society and culture. ... The very best chapters offer generous primary and secondary bibliographies, provide enough of a survey to give a clear narrative to a newcomer, and make cleat the most important historiographic issues. ... excellent and impressive volume with a wealth of information on a large number of topics ... it fulfils a serious need. There is no comparable collection of essays and bibliographic information on the history of the physical sciences.' British Journal for the History of Science
'... the editor has done a very skilful job in commissioning and arranging 33 articles in the six parts of the volume. ... an excellent overview of the state of scholarship in the history of the modern physical sciences.' Ambix
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