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Published: 22 June 2017

448 Pages | 93 colour illustrations; 46 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199663279

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Science

Edited by Iwan Rhys Morus

Oxford Illustrated History

  • Highlights the historical origins of the key institutions that define modern science and introduces readers to the fruits of new research and new approaches to the history of science that have transformed the way historians of science think about their subject
  • Presents a strong and coherent narrative about the place of human efforts to understand nature that will inform and entertain its readers
  • Each chapter is written by experts who are actively engaged in research whilst also being written engagingly for a broad readership. It combines authority with readability
  • Contains a large number of illustrations and are central to the book's narrative and actively underline the material and human culture of science