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Title Reader's guide to the history of science [electronic resource] / edited by Arne Hessenbruch.

Imprint London [Eng.] : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (525 entries) : 1 image, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A-Z.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary "A readers' advisory to the best books on the history of science. Written by 200 international scholars, the 600 comparative essays begin with a bibliography of important works, followed by reviews of those sources in the body of the entry. Important concepts and processes, phenomena, and scientists as well as scientific developments in different countries are covered."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.
The Reader's Guide to the History of Science looks at the literature of science in its many entries on individuals (Einstein), institutions and disciplines (Mathematics), general themes (Romantic Science) and central concepts (Paradigm and Fact). The history of science is construed widely to include the history of medicine and technology as is reflected in the range of disciplines from which the international team of 200 contributors are drawn.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Science -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hessenbruch, Arne.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Added Title History of science.
Other Form: Print version: 188496429X 9781884964299 (DLC) 2001270888 xxix, 934 p.
ISBN 9781849722223 (online)
9781884964299 (print)
188496429X (print)