The Oxford encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology / Hugh Richard Slotten, editor in chief.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
[Enhanced Credo edition]
Published/​Created
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
  • �2014
Description
1 online resource (2 volumes)

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Summary note
The entries in this encyclopedia explore the changing character of science, medicine, and technology in the United States; the key individuals, institutions, and organizations responsible for major developments; and the concepts, practices, and processes underlying these changes. The encyclopedia situates specific events, theories, practices, and institutions in their proper historical context and explores their impact on American society and culture.
Notes
Oxford Reference Library
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Introduction / Paul S. Boyer
  • Preface
  • Common abbreviations used in this work
  • Topical outline of entries
  • Directory of contributors
  • Entries A-Z.
Other title(s)
  • Encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology
  • History of American science, medicine, and technology
ISBN
  • 1-78785-625-9
  • 0-19-976667-3
OCLC
1142200238
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