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  • Public Understanding of Scienceby David Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now. more...

  • The Making of Modern Scienceby David Knight

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    Of all the inventions of the nineteenth century, the scientist is one of the most striking. In revolutionary France the science student, taught by men active in research, was born; and a generation later, the graduate student doing a PhD emerged in Germany. In 1833 the word 'scientist' was coined; forty years later science (increasingly specialised)... more...

  • A Companion to the Physical Sciencesby David Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1989, this dictionary of the whole field of the physical sciences is an invaluable guide through the changing terminology and practices of scientific research. Arranged alphabetically, it traces how the meaning of scientific terms have changed over time. It covers a wide range of topics including voyages, observations, magnetism... more...

  • Science in the Romantic Eraby David Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1998. The Romantic Era was a time when society, religion and other beliefs, and science were all in flux. The idea that the universe was a great clock, and that men were little clocks, all built by a divine watchmaker, was giving way to a more dynamic and pantheistic way of thinking. A new language was invented for chemistry, replacing... more...

  • Hima Jour V1:Sci Tra 1790-1877by David Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 410.00

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Isaac Newtonby A. Rupert Hall; David Knight

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 44.00

    Absorbing survey of the vast, modern scholarship on the complex, enigmatic, diverse genius of Newton. more...

  • Landscapes in Musicby David B. Knight

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 40.99

    Using landscape as its unifying concept, this engaging book explores orchestral music that represents real and imagined physical and cultural spaces, natural forces, and humans and wildlife. Spanning continents and centuries, David Knight links contrasting forms of music through unifying themes of time and space; waterscapes; mythic spaces; extreme... more...

  • Creating Outstanding Classroomsby Oliver Knight; David Benson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This timely new book outlines a whole-school approach to embedding a sustainable model of teaching and learning that puts the learner at the heart of the system. It provides an entire framework for ensuring all students achieve above their expectations; incorporating school vision, teacher professional development, assessment models, school culture,... more...

  • King Lucius of Britainby David Knight; David J Knight

    The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24

    While everyone knows the story of King Arthur, few will have heard of King Lucius, a figure who has been consigned to myth and largely forgotten in the annals of British history. Examining the primary sources as well as the archaeological evidence for this second century king, David Knight convincingly refutes the generally accepted view expounded... more...

  • Natural Theologyby William Paley; Matthew D. Eddy; David Knight

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 10.99

    In Natural Theology William Paley set out to prove the existence of God from the evidence of the beauty and order of the natural world. This edition reprints the original text of 1802, and sets the book in the context of the theological, philosophical, and scientific debates of the nineteenth century. more...