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Science in the Early Twentieth Century

by Jacob Darwin Hamblin

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara .
Written in English


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ISBN 109781851096701

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"Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond is the book historians of modern science have been waiting for. It offers an ambitious yet masterly synthesis of the vast historical literature on twentieth-century and contemporary by: 7. Science fiction - Science fiction - The 19th and early 20th centuries: In Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley took the next major step in the evolution of science fiction when she published Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus.

Champions of Shelley as the “mother of science fiction” emphasize her innovative fictional scheme. Abandoning the occult folderol of the conventional Gothic novel. This chronology of twentieth-century science is taken from A Century of Nature: Twenty-One Discoveries that Changed Science and the World.

The twenty-one discoveries discussed in the book are highlighted in color. A Century of Nature reprints twenty-one seminal contributions from Nature and adds commentary by leading scientists.

This book charts the historical development of this vital branch of medicine in a concise volume, covering both the basic science involved and the clinical applications. Immunology as a distinctive subject developed in the mid-twentieth century as researchers started to understand how the adaptive immune system aids the defense against pathogens.

Kexue, or science, captured the Chinese imagination in the early twentieth century, promising new knowledge about the world and a dynamic path to e Buddhists embraced scientific language and ideas to carve out a place for their religion within a rapidly modernizing society.

Examining dozens of previously unstudied writings from the Chinese Buddhist press, this book maps. Praise for Science in the Early Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia (ABC-CLIO, ) "This is a useful, instructive, and entertaining reference for libraries serving high school through university audiences, and for public libraries." - American Reference Books Annual Designed for students wishing for more than just a scientific survey, this book was written as an introduction.

Although much has been written about the vigorous debates over science and religion in the Victorian era, little attention has been paid to their continuing importance in early twentieth-century Britain. Reconciling Science and Religion provides a comprehensive survey of the interplay between British science and religion from the late nineteenth century to World War J.

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The literary genre of science fiction is diverse, and its exact definition remains a contested question among both scholars and devotees. This lack of consensus is reflected in debates about the genre's history, particularly over determining its exact origins.

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Science in the Early Twentieth Century covers everything from quantum physics to penicillin and more, including all the major scientific developments of the period, detailing not only the scientists and their work, but also the social and political forces that dominated the scientific agenda.

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With over forty chapters, written by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume represents the best work in America, Europe, and Asia. Geographical diversity of the authors is reflected in the different perspectives devoted to the subject, and all major disciplinary developments are covered.

There are also sections concerning the countries that have made the most significant contributions. Science in the Early Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia Science in the Early Twentieth Century: An Encyclopedia.

Editor/Author Hamblin, Jacob Darwin Publication Year: Publisher: ABC-CLIO. ISBN: Category: Science Image Count: 83 Book Status: Pending Predicted Release Month.

This entry was posted in Book Review and tagged Charles Darwin, Early Twentieth Century Science, Felicia Pratto, Jim Sidanius, Nineteenth Century Science, Pragmatism, Science, Sigmund Freud, William James on by Brian Redmond. Book Description: In the early decades of the twentieth century, engagement with science was commonly used as an emblem of modernity.

This phenomenon is now attracting increasing attention in different historical specialties. This book presents a collection of authoritative contributions on the concept of time in early twentieth-century philosophy. It is structured in the form of a thematic atlas: each section is accompanied by relevant elementary logic maps that reproduce in a “spatial” form the directionalities (arguments and/or discourses) reported on in the text.

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Great thinkers revolutionized science and laid the foundations for the science boom that followed. It was a time.In this thoughtful and compelling book, physicist F.

David Peat examines the basic philosophic difference between the certainty that characterized the thinking of humankind through the nineteenth century and contrasts it with the startling fall of certainty in the twentieth.Citizen, Invert, Queer is a beautifully researched and well written account of the complex historical relations between sexuality and nation in the early 20th century.

Whilst this is a meticulous and valuable historical study, it also advances understandings of the difficult interdependencies of race and sexuality in the contemporary moment.