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Science and Technology in Nineteenth-Century America

by Todd Timmons

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • 19th century,
  • Science,
  • Technology,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9636437M
    ISBN 100313331618
    ISBN 109780313331619

      The Ten Best Science Books of So much of our world—from medicine to technology—is designed with men in mind, and journalist and author Caroline Criado-Pérez has the data to . University of Pennsylvania Press Book Series. The following series are published by Penn Press: Alembics: Penn Studies in Literature and Science. American Business, Politics, and Society. American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law. America in the Nineteenth Century. Archaeology, Culture, & Society. Architecture, Technology, Culture.

    Some American colleges — most notably, the United States Military Academy at West Point — had emphasized science and engineering as early as the s, but the mid nineteenth century witnessed an increase in engineering schools; the most influential was the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, established in While technological. Literature and Technology Book Description: This collection of essays uses recent work on literature and science to establish new ways of relating literature and language theory to writings about technology (as distinguished from science). The interdisciplinary character of these essays is further enriched by drawing upon contemporary studies.

    “[Science and Scientism in Nineteenth-Century Europe] is an inviting resource for anyone interested in the historical relations between the natural and social sciences.”-- ISIS “This is very good intellectual history: broad enough to make intriguing connections, deep enough to learn something new, short enough to be absorbed in a single. Progressive nineteenth-century Americans believed firmly that human perfection could be achieved with the aid of modern science. To many, the science of that turbulent age appeared to offer bright new answers to life's age-old questions. Such a climate, not surprisingly, fostered the growth of what we now view as “pseudo-sciences"—disciplines delicately balancing a dubious inductive.


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