Research and Discovery

Research and Discovery : Landmarks and Pioneers in American Science

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This encyclopedia is an overview of the history of science in America from colonial times to the present. Organized alphabetically within scientific discipline, the set is divided into fourteen sections that include overview essays tracing the historical development of the specific discipline in a cultural and social context; A-to-Z entries on people, institutions, events, developments, and significant concepts; documents highlighting the development of the discipline; and a chronology detailing the historic milestones. Extensive cross-references, a topic finder, bibliographic citations, and biographical and subject indexes in each volume round out this work.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 3 pages
  • 240 x 366 x 84mm | 3,841.91g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Sharpe Reference
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • Gorgias Press.
  • topic finder, chronologies, documents, photos, multiple indexes
  • 0765680734
  • 9780765680730

Table of contents

Topic Finder; Introduction; 1. Natural History; 2. Geography; 3. Botany; 4. Biology; 5. Medicine; 6. Geoscience; 7. Social Sciences; 8. Behavioral Sciences; 9. Astronomy; 10. Physics; 11. Chemistry; 12. Mathematical Science; 13. Applied Science; 14. History and Philosophy of Science; Chronology; Documents; Bibliography; Indexes.show more