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The Resource A people's history of science : miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks", Clifford D. Conner

A people's history of science : miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks", Clifford D. Conner

Label
A people's history of science : miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks"
Title
A people's history of science
Title remainder
miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks"
Statement of responsibility
Clifford D. Conner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Challenges popular beliefs that credit such figures as Galileo, Newton, and Einstein with bringing about modern science, explaining how everyday laborers participated in creating science and continue to do so today, in an account that also documents how the development of science affects ordinary people
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conner, Clifford D.
Dewey number
509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q125
LC item number
.C59 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science and civilization
  • Science
  • Science
  • Science and civilization
  • Science
  • Ciencia
  • Ciencia y civilización
  • Ciencia
Label
A people's history of science : miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks", Clifford D. Conner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What science? What history? What people? -- Prehistory: were hunter-gatherers stupid? -- What "Greek miracle"? -- Blue-water sailors and the navigational sciences -- Who were the revolutionaries in the scientific revolution? -- Who were the winners in the scientific revolution? -- The "union of capital and science" -- The scientific-industrial complex
Control code
ocm62164511
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 554 pages
Isbn
9781560257486
Lccn
2006274558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62164511
  • (OCoLC)62164511
Label
A people's history of science : miners, midwives, and "low mechanicks", Clifford D. Conner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What science? What history? What people? -- Prehistory: were hunter-gatherers stupid? -- What "Greek miracle"? -- Blue-water sailors and the navigational sciences -- Who were the revolutionaries in the scientific revolution? -- Who were the winners in the scientific revolution? -- The "union of capital and science" -- The scientific-industrial complex
Control code
ocm62164511
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 554 pages
Isbn
9781560257486
Lccn
2006274558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62164511
  • (OCoLC)62164511

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