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Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Systems, Experts, and Computers

The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

This groundbreaking book charts the origins and spread of the systems movement.

Reconceptualizing the Industrial Revolution

Closely linked essays examine distinctive national patterns of industrialization.

Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Communications Under the Seas

The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Bernard Finn, Daqing Yang and 11 more...

The technology of undersea communications, from stranded-wire telegraph cables in the 1850s to...

The Kantian Legacy in Nineteenth-Century Science

Historians of philosophy, science, and mathematics explore the influence of Kant's philosophy on the...

The Heirs of Archimedes: Science and the Art of War through the Age of Enlightenment

The Heirs of Archimedes

Science and the Art of War through the Age of Enlightenment

Essays analyze the connections between science and technology and military power in the late...

From Embryology to Evo-Devo: A History of Developmental Evolution

From Embryology to Evo-Devo

A History of Developmental Evolution

Historians, philosophers, sociologists, and biologists explore the history of the idea that...

Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals

Science Serialized

Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals

Essays examining the ways in which the Victorian periodical press presented the scientific...

Instruments and Experimentation in the History of Chemistry

This volume moves chemical instruments and experiments into the foreground of historical concern, in...

The Enterprise of Science in Islam: New Perspectives

Recent historical research and new perspectives on the Islamic scientific tradition.

Histories of the Electron: The Birth of Microphysics

In the mid to late 1890s, J. J. Thomson and colleagues at Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory conducted...