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A History of Science in Society, Volume 2: From the Scientific Revolution to the Present

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By: Andrew Ede(Author), Lesley B Cormack(Author)
336 pages, 5 colour & 57 b/w illustrations, 5 b/w maps
A History of Science in Society, Volume 2: From the Scientific Revolution to the Present
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In A History of Science in Society, Ede and Cormack trace the history of the changing place of science in society and explore the link between the pursuit of knowledge and the desire to make that knowledge useful. Volume II covers the period from the scientific revolution to the present day. The fourth edition of this bestselling textbook brings the narrative right up into the twenty-first century by incorporating the COVID-19 pandemic. The edition also adds content on Indigenous and non-Western science as well as three new "Connections" case study features. The text is accompanied by over sixty images and maps that illustrate key developments in the history of science. Essay questions, chapter timelines, a further readings section, and an index provide additional support for students.

Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Connections
Boxes
Acknowledgments

Introduction
1. The Scientific Revolution: Contested Territory
2. The Enlightenment and Enterprise
3. Science and Empire
4. Entering the Atomic Age
5. Science and War
6. The Death of Certainty
7. 1957: The Year the World Became a Planet
8. Man on the Moon, Microwave in the Kitchen
9. Science and New Frontiers: Potential and Peril in the New Millennium

Further Reading
Index

Customer Reviews

Biography

Andrew Ede is an adjunct professor in the Department of History and Sociology at the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Lesley B. Cormack is the Principal and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of British Columbia Okanagan.

Textbook
By: Andrew Ede(Author), Lesley B Cormack(Author)
336 pages, 5 colour & 57 b/w illustrations, 5 b/w maps
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