Scientifica Historia: How the World's Great Science Books Chart the History of Knowledge

Author(s): Brian Clegg

Science

Scientifica Historica is a unique, essay-based review of those books that marked the development of science from classical times to the new millennium. The result is a fascinating chronological exploration of human endeavour within the context of society, politics and even the military, where the twists and turns prove it to be a much longer, messier process than we usually think. By recounting the history of science via its key works--those books written by the keenest minds our world has known--this book reflects the physical results of, brilliant thought manifested in titles that literally changed the course of knowledge, sometimes by increments, and sometimes with revolutionary impact.

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General Fields

  • : 9781782408789
  • : Ivy Press, The
  • : allen
  • : October 2019
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 509
  • : 272
  • : Brian Clegg
  • : Hardback