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Herbs and Roots A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace
ISBN: HB: 9780300243611, Yale University Press, January 2020
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 black&white illus.
Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, with written records dating back to the American colonial period. In this intricately crafted history, Tamara Venit Shelton chronicles the dynamic systems of knowledge, therapies, and materia...
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£28,00
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Dante and the Early Astronomer Science, Adventure, and a Victorian Woman Who Opened the Heavens
ISBN: HB: 9780300239898, Yale University Press, June 2019
232 pp., 21x14 cm, 27 black&white illus.
In 1910, Mary Acworth Evershed (1867-1949) sat on a hill in southern India staring at the moon as she grappled with apparent mistakes in Dante's "Divine Comedy". Was Dante's astronomy unintelligible? Or was he, for a man of his time and place, as ins...
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£18,99
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Artisanal Enlightenment Science and the Mechanical Arts in Old Regime France
ISBN: HB: 9780300227413, Yale University Press, March 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 37 black&white illus.
What would the Enlightenment look like from the perspective of artistes, the learned artisans with esprit, who presented themselves in contrast to philosophers, savants, and routine-bound craftsmen? Making a radical change of historical protagonists,...
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£37,00
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Stepping in the Same River Twice Replication in Biological Research
ISBN: HB: 9780300209549, Yale University Press, June 2017
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 38 black&white illus.
An international team of biologists, philosophers, and historians of science explores the critically important process of replication in biological and biomedical research. Without replication, the trustworthiness of scientific research remains in d...
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£45,00
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House of Lost Worlds Dinosaurs, Dynasties, and the Story of Life on Earth
ISBN: PB: 9780300226928, ISBN: HB: 9780300211634, Yale University Press, June 2017
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 97 colour illus.
This fascinating book tells the story of how one museum changed ideas about dinosaurs, dynasties, and even the story of life on earth. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, now celebrating its 150th anniversary, has remade the way we see the wo...
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£16,99
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£25,00
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Fine Lines Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art
ISBN: HB: 9780300194555, Yale University Press, May 2016
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 75 colour illus., 94 black&white illus.
This landmark book is the first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov's long-neglected contributions as a scientist. Although his literary achievements are renowned, until recently his scientific discoveries were ignored or dismissed by many. Nabokov cr...
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£40,00
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Exploration and Discovery Treasures of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9781933789057, Yale University Press, April 2016
128 pp., 25x15 cm, 150 colour illus.
Founded in 1866 with a generous gift from international financier George Peabody, the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University has for 150 years acquired, studied, protected, and displayed its ever-expanding collections. Among the museum'...
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£17,99
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Naturalists at Sea Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin
ISBN: PB: 9780300205404, ISBN: HB: 9780300180732, Yale University Press, October 2015
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 36 colour illus.
On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the "long eighteenth century", naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports. Lured by intoxicating opportunities to discover exotic and perhaps lucrati...
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£25,00
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Private Doubt, Public Dilemma Religion and Science Since Jefferson and Darwin
ISBN: HB: 9780300203677, Yale University Press, July 2015
224 pp., 21x14 cm
Each age has its own crisis-our modern experience of science-religion conflict is not so very different from that experienced by our forebears, Keith Thomson proposes in this thoughtful book. He considers the ideas and writings of Thomas Jefferson an...
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Power of Knowledge How Information and Technology Made the Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9780300208672, ISBN: HB: 9780300167955, Yale University Press, June 2015
448 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
Information is power. For more than five hundred years the success or failure of nations has been determined by a country's ability to acquire knowledge and technical skill and transform them into strength and prosperity. Leading historian Jeremy Bla...
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£12,99
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