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

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]
  • ©2014
Description
1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations

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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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • volume 1. Abortion debates and science
  • lumbering
  • volume 2. Machinery and manufacturing
  • Zworkin, Vladimir Kosma.
Other title(s)
Encyclopedia of the history of American science, medicine, and technology
ISBN
  • 9780199766673 (ebook)
  • 0199766673 (ebook)
OCLC
  • 902538998
  • 872654945
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