A Companion to the History of American Science

Editors: Montgomery, Georgina M. and Largent, Mark A.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $204.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $307.42
ISBN: 978-1-40-515625-7
Category: History - United States -- History
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A Companion to the History of American Science offers a collection of essays that give an authoritative overview of the most recent scholarship on the history of American science.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction - Georgina M. Montgomery and Mark A. Largent
  • Part I Disciplines
  • 1 Agricultural Sciences - Samantha Noll
  • 2 Anthropology - Adrian Young
  • 3 Astronomy and Astrophysics - Peter J. Susalla
  • 4 Chemistry - Ann E. Robinson
  • 5 Computer Science - Stephanie Dick
  • 6 Conservation Biology - Christian C. Young
  • 7 Economics - Ross B. Emmett
  • 8 Experimental Psychology - Jim Wynter Porter
  • 9 Genetics - Melinda Gormley
  • 10 Geophysics - Matthew Shindell
  • 11 Marine Biology - Samantha Muka
  • 12 Medical Genetics - Andrew J. Hogan
  • 13 Meteorology and Atmospheric Science - James Bergman
  • 14 Molecular and Cellular Biology - Lijing Jiang
  • 15 Nuclear, High Energy, and Solid State Physics - Joseph D. Martin
  • 16 Nutrition - Jessica Mudry
  • 17 Paleoanthropology and Human Evolution - Matthew R. Goodrum
  • 18 Paleontology - Paul D. Brinkman
  • 19 Ecology - Gina Rumore
  • 20 Sociobiology and Evolutionary Psychology - Abraham H. Gibson and Michael Ruse
  • 21 Sociology - Sebasti ´an Gil-RiaËœno
  • 22 Space and Planetary Sciences - Erik M. Conway
  • Part II Topics
  • 23 Biotechnology - Nathan Crowe
  • 24 Darwinism - Adam M. Goldstein
  • 25 Science Education - Adam R. Shapiro
  • 26 Environmental Science - Daniel Zizzamia
  • 27 The American Eugenics Movement - Christine Neejer
  • 28 Evolution and Creation Debates - Arthur Ward
  • 29 Field and Laboratory - Jeremy Vetter
  • 30 Gender and Science - Donald L. Opitz
  • 31 The Germ Theory - Jacob Steere-Williams
  • 32 Instrumentation - Sara J. Schechner
  • 33 Science and Literature - Stephen Rachman
  • 34 Museums - Amy Kohout
  • 35 Natural History - Pamela M. Henson
  • 36 Nature Study - Sally Gregory Kohlstedt
  • 37 Science and Policy - Kevin C. Elliott
  • 38 Popularizing Science - Constance Areson Clark
  • 39 Science and Postcolonialism - Banu Subramaniam
  • 40 Racial Science - Robert Bernasconi
  • 41 Relativity in America - Daniel Kennefick
  • 42 Science and Religion - Mark A. Waddell
  • 43 Sex and Science - Miriam G. Reumann
  • 44 Zoos and Aquariums - Christian C. Young
  • Bibliography