By Thomas Robertson
Weaving jointly the overseas and the household in inventive new methods, The Malthusian Moment charts the explosion of Malthusian pondering within the usa from international conflict I to Earth Day 1970, then strains the just-as-surprising decline in problem starting within the mid-1970s. as well as delivering an unconventional examine international battle II and the chilly warfare via a balanced research of the environmental movement’s such a lot contentious conception, the e-book sheds new gentle on a few of the gigantic tales of postwar American existence: the increase of intake, the expansion of the government, city and suburban difficulties, the civil rights and women’s activities, the function of scientists in a democracy, new attitudes approximately intercourse and sexuality, and the emergence of the “New Right.”
By Herbert Dingle
First released in 1951 to coincide with the British pageant, this ebook explores the advancements in technology which had happened because the nice Exhibition of 1851. masking the entire variety of medical improvement which had emerged in that point – from basic physics to evolution and genetics, and from geology to clinical surgical procedure – this obtainable number of essays charts with remarkable comprehension and readability the momentous adjustments which had happened within the pursuit of technological know-how because the mid-nineteenth century, and ably demonstrates the appropriateness of mentioning the 20th century because the creation of the medical age.
A Century of technology will attract these attracted to the heritage of technological know-how, these wishing to flooring their wisdom of particular medical disciplines in a broader knowing of the topic, and likewise to the overall reader who values medical development and the questions it maintains to raise.
By J. Thibodeaux
By J.B.S. Haldane
This publication deals an summary of an enormous variety of medical achievements within the 20th century, in particular within the box of utilized technology. the vast majority of the essays initially seemed in papers and journals reminiscent of the Daily Worker, New Statesman and Nation, Science and Society and Nature.
Insofar as one subject runs via them, it's the software of clinical wisdom for the good thing about human society. the writer is unashamed to provide his viewpoint on a number of the issues mentioned within the context of his dedication to Marxism. This number of essays, first released in 1947, hence bargains an exciting glimpse of mid-20th century attitudes in the direction of technology, and in particular to the chances of a systematic method of the entire spectrum of human endeavour as they have been perceived within the aftermath of the second one global conflict, at a time whilst the Soviet Union and its creed nonetheless appeared ascendant.
By Henry Prentiss Armsby
This booklet is a duplicate of the unique ebook released in 1917 and will have a few imperfections similar to marks or hand-written notes.
By Thomas Heinze,Richard Münch
This e-book seems on the varieties of new learn agencies that force clinical innovation and the way ground-breaking technological know-how transforms examine fields and their association. according to historic case stories and comparative empirical info, the ebook provides new and thought-provoking proof that improves our wisdom and realizing approximately how new study fields are shaped and the way examine businesses adapt to breakthroughs in technological know-how. whereas the booklet is firmly established in technological know-how heritage, it discusses extra normal sociological and coverage propositions concerning clinical techniques and organizational switch. the amount brings jointly top students either from the U.S. and Europe.
By Ariane Tanner
By Laura Bowater,Kay Yeoman
Designed to aid the amateur scientist start with technology communique, this exact advisor starts with a quick background of technology communique ahead of discussing the layout and supply of an efficient engagement occasion. besides various case reports written through very hot overseas individuals, the ebook discusses tips to procedure face-to-face technological know-how verbal exchange and engagement actions with the general public whereas offering the best way to keep away from strength pitfalls.
This e-book has been written for scientists in any respect levels in their occupation, together with undergraduates and postgraduates wishing to have interaction with powerful technology verbal exchange for the 1st time, or seeking to strengthen their technology conversation portfolio.
By Ann Fabian
When Philadelphia naturalist Samuel George Morton died in 1851, not anyone bring to a halt his head, boiled away its flesh, and additional his grinning cranium to a set of crania. it will were unusual, yet maybe becoming, had Morton’s cranium wound up in a collector’s cupboard, for Morton himself had gathered hundreds of thousands of skulls over the process an extended occupation. associates, diplomats, medical professionals, infantrymen, and fellow naturalists despatched him skulls they collected from battlefields and burial grounds throughout the US and round the world.
With The cranium Collectors, eminent historian Ann Fabian resurrects that renowned and clinical stream, telling the strange—and from time to time gruesome—story of Morton, his contemporaries, and their look for a systematic starting place for racial distinction. From cranial measurements and museum cabinets to heads on stakes, bloody battlefields, and the “rascally excitement” of grave robbing, Fabian paints a full of life photo of medical inquiry in provider of an time table of racial superiority, and of a society coming to grips with either the lethal implications of happen future and the mass slaughter of the Civil warfare. whilst she vividly recreates the prior, Fabian additionally deftly lines the ongoing implications of this background, from lingering lines of clinical racism to debates over the go back of the is still of local american citizens which are held through museums to this day.
Full of anecdotes, oddities, and insights, The cranium Collectors takes readers on a darkly attention-grabbing journey down a little-visited yet unusually very important byway of yankee history.
By Despo Kritsotaki,Vicky Long,Matthew Smith