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Published: 03 March 2020

544 Pages


ISBN: 9780198849070

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Civilization and the Culture of Science

Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1795-1935

Stephen Gaukroger

Science and the Shaping of Modernity

  • One of the world's leading intellectual historians investigates how the modern world took shape
  • Science came to permeate our culture in the 19th and 20th centuries—Gaukroger explores how
  • The final work in one of the great intellectual projects of our time: Science and the Shaping of Modernity
  • Accessible to readers from any background
  • Illuminated by a wide range of cultural and scientific examples