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Routledge Library Editions: Science and Technology in the Nineteenth Century

Routledge Library Editions: Science and Technology in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Various
December 12, 2018

This set of 10 volumes, originally published between 1900 and 1994, amalgamates a wide breadth of research on Science and Technology in the Nineteenth Century, including studies on notable figures such as Gregor Johann Mendel, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and Sir Humphry Davy. This collection of...

Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy 1750-1850

Medical Fringe and Medical Orthodoxy 1750-1850

1st Edition

W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter
December 12, 2018

First published in 1987. Even as the professionalism of medicine progressed, many sufferers continued to rely on what would now be termed "fringe" practitioners – quacks, backstreet surgeons, bone-setters, Thomsonian botanists, holists and naturalists. Many types of fringe medicine were popular in...

Discoveries and Inventions of the Nineteenth Century

Discoveries and Inventions of the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Robert Routledge
December 12, 2018

First published in 1901. This study presents an account of the remarkable discoveries and inventions which distinguished the nineteenth-century. The author examines an assortment of developments, including that in the sciences, architecture, travel, and communications. This title will be of great...

American Engineers of the Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Index

American Engineers of the Nineteenth Century: A Biographical Index

1st Edition

Christine Roysdon, Linda A. Khatri
December 12, 2018

First published in 1978. This biography aims solve the problem of the lack of access to information regarding American engineers and technologists of the nineteenth-century, whilst also providing opportunities for scholars to study and assess the work of hitherto little known, potentially important...

The Wonderful Century: The Age of New Ideas in Science and Invention

The Wonderful Century: The Age of New Ideas in Science and Invention

1st Edition

Alfred Russel Wallace
December 12, 2018

First published in 1925. This study examines the advances in engineering and science in the nineteenth century. The author examines topics on locomotion and sea travel, photography, chemistry, electricity amongst many other industrial and scientific developments. This title will be of interest to...

Atoms and Elements: A Study of Theories of Matter in England in the Nineteenth Century

Atoms and Elements: A Study of Theories of Matter in England in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

David M. Knight
December 12, 2018

First published in 1967. The impression is sometimes given that the Atomic Theory was revived in the early years of the nineteenth century by John Dalton, and that continuously from then on it has played a vital role in chemistry. The aim of this study is to revise this over-simplified picture....

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

1st Edition

Jo Manton
December 12, 2018

First published in 1965. In 1865, a woman first obtained a legal qualification in this country as physician and surgeon. Elizabeth Garrett surprised public opinion by the calm obstinacy with which she fought for her own medical education and that of the young women who followed her. This full...

Life of Mendel

Life of Mendel

1st Edition

Hugo Iltis
December 12, 2018

First published in 1932. The widespread influence of Gregor Johann Mendel’s work and his own remarkable destiny combine to arouse interest in the personality and the life of this investigator who, little known in his lifetime, was one of the pioneers of science. This comprehensive biography of the...

The Mercurial Chemist: A Life of Sir Humphry Davy

The Mercurial Chemist: A Life of Sir Humphry Davy

1st Edition

Anne Treneer
December 12, 2018

First published in 1963. Humphry Davy, knighted by the Prince Regent in 1812 for his contributions to science, and later created baronet for his invention of the miners’ safety lamp, was among the foremost European chemists in the early nineteenth century. Anne Treneer tells in full the story of...

English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture

English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture

1st Edition

Francis Galton
December 12, 2018

This edition first published in 1970. Francis Galton has been honoured as the founder of biostatics and one of the creators of modern psychology. His principal aim was to establish a body of statistical knowledge about mental heredity which would result in a new pattern of behaviour for society....

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894): A Collection of Articles and Addresses

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (1857-1894): A Collection of Articles and Addresses

1st Edition

Joseph F. Mulligan
December 12, 2018

This book, first available in 1994, was published to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of Heinrich Hertz’s death at the terribly young age of thirty-six. The introductory biography together with eleven papers by Hertz and seven about him are intended to highlight the importance of Hertz’s...

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