Book ID: CBB000078974

Science in the 20th century (1997)

unapi

Krige, John G. (Editor)
Pestre, Dominique (Editor)


Harwood Academic


Publication Date: 1997
Physical Details: xxxv + 941 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Dennis, Michael Aaron: Historiography of science: An American perspective. Schaffer, Simon: What is science? W. Faulkner, E.A. Kerr: On seeing Brockenspectres: Sex and gender in twentieth-century science. Pestre, Dominique: Science, political power and the state. Bonneuil, Christophe: Crafting and disciplining the tropics: Plant science in the French colonies. Porter, Theodore M.: The management of society by numbers. Cohen, Yves: Scientific management and the production process. Cozzens, Susan E.: The discovery of growth: Statistical glimpses of 20th-century science. Pavitt, Keith: Academic research, technical change and government policy. Geiger, Roger L.: Science and the university: Patterns from the US experience in the 20th century. Mendelsohn, Everett: Science, scientists and the military. Carlson, W. Bernard: Innovation and the modern corporation: From heroic invention to industrial science. L. Galambos, J.L. Sturchio: The transformation of the pharmaceutical industry in the 20th century. Collett, John Peter: The history of electronics: From vacuum tubes to transistors. Berkhout, Frans: Science in public policy: A history of high-level radioactive waste management. Kevles, Daniel J.: From eugenics to genetic manipulation. Bensaude Vincent, Bernadette: In the name of science. K. Steinmüller: Science fiction and science in the 20th century. Kemp, Martin: Seeing and picturing: Visual representation in 20th-century science. Doel, Ronald E.: The earth sciences and geophysics. Kingsland, Sharon: Neo-Darwinism and natural history. Lawrence, Christopher: Clinical research. I. Löwy: Cancer: The century of the transformed cell. Moulin, Anne Marie: A science “dans le siecle”: Immunology or the science of boundaries. Abir-Am, Pnina G.: The molecular transformation of 20th-century biology. Kamminga, Harmke: Biochemistry, molecules and macromolecules. Furukawa, Yasu: Polymer chemistry. Nye, Mary Jo: Atomic and molecular science 1900-1960. Hoddeson, Lillian: Solid state science. Schweber, Silvan S.: From “elementary” to “fundamental” particles. Mahoney, Michael S.: Computer science: The search for a mathematical theory. Hufbauer, Karl: Astronomy. Dahan Dalmedico, Amy: Mathematics in the 20th century. Galison, Peter: Material culture, theoretical culture and delocalization. Gaudilliere, Jean-Paul: Biologists at work: Experimental practices in the 20th-century life sciences. Fitzgerald, Deborah: Mastering nature and yeoman: Agricultural science in the 20th century. P.J.T. Morris, A.S. Travis: The role of physical instrumentation in structural organic chemistry. Brenni, Paolo: Physics instruments in the 20th century. Edgerton, David: Science in the United Kingdom: A study in the nationalization of science. Krementsov, Nikolai: Russian science in the 20th century. Walker, Mark: 20th-century German science: Institutional innovation and adaptation. Owens, Larry: Science in the United States. Vessuri, Hebe M.C.: Science in Latin America. D. Raina, A. Jain: Big science and the university in India. Bartholomew, James R.: Science in 20th-century Japan. Krige, John: The politics of European scientific collaboration.


Reviewed By

Review Seidel, R.W. (1998) Review of "Science in the 20th century". American Scientist (p. 392). unapi

Review Ravetz, J. (1999) Review of "Science in the 20th century". Social Studies of Science (pp. 302-6). unapi

Review Balmer, B. (1998) Review of "Science in the 20th century". Public Understanding of Science (pp. 261-62). unapi

Citation URI
https://data.isiscb.org/isis/citation/CBB000078974/

Similar Citations

Book Duchesne, Raymond; (1978)
La science et le pouvoir au Québec, 1920-1965. Préface de Fernand Dumont (/isis/citation/CBB000007475/)

Book Lundgreen, Peter; (1985)
Wissenschaft im Dritten Reich (/isis/citation/CBB000039257/)

Book W. Patrick McCray; David Kaiser; (2016)
Groovy Science: Knowledge, Innovation, and American Counterculture (/isis/citation/CBB561656672/)

Article Giancarlo Magnano San Lio; (2019)
Ernst Cassirer e il dibattito sul sapere umanistico in Germania tra Otto e Novecento (/isis/citation/CBB975824069/)

Book Coser, Lewis A.; (1984)
Refugee scholars in America: Their impact and their experiences (/isis/citation/CBB000011697/)

Article Wilson, Daniel J.; (1987)
Science and the crisis of confidence in American philosophy, 1870-1930 (/isis/citation/CBB000046187/)

Book Hunter, Allan; (1983)
Joseph Conrad and the ethics of Darwinism: The challenges of science (/isis/citation/CBB000005044/)

Article Reinharz, Jehuda; (1985)
Science in the service of politics: The case of Chaim Weizmann during the First World War (/isis/citation/CBB000032605/)

Article Jones, Greta; (1979)
British scientists, Lysenko, and the Cold War (/isis/citation/CBB000015396/)

Article Sarah R Davies; (April 2021)
Atmospheres of science: Experiencing scientific mobility (/isis/citation/CBB225400263/)

Book Hultberg, John; (1991)
A tale of two cultures: The image of science of C.P. Snow (/isis/citation/CBB000050195/)

Authors & Contributors
Lorenzo Delgado Gómez-Escalonilla
Giancarlo Magnano San Lio
Davies, Sarah R.
Wilson, Daniel J.
Uebel, Thomas E.
Schwabe, Klaus
Journals
Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society
Sudhoffs Archiv: Zeitschrift fuer Wissenschaftsgeschichte
Social Studies of Science
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
English Historical Review
Publishers
Edition Sílex
Yale University Press
University of Chicago Press
Suhrkamp
Ohio State University Press
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Concepts
Science
Science and technology studies (STS)
Knowledge and learning
Counterculture
mobility in science
Science and State
People
Kovalevskaia, Sof'ia Vasil'evna
Wiegandt, Johanna
Wiegandt, Gertrud
Weizmann, Chaim
Snow, Charles Percy
Neurath, Otto
Time Periods
20th century
21st century
19th century
Places
British Isles
United States
Spain
Germany
Institutions
International Research Council
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften
Comments

Be the first to comment!

{{ comment.created_by.username }} on {{ comment.created_on | date:'medium' }}

Log in or register to comment