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Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West (Hardcover): Margaret C. Jacob

Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West (Hardcover)

Margaret C. Jacob

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As more and more historians acknowledge the central signifcance of science and technology with that of modern society, the need for a good, general history of the achievements of the Scientific Revolution has grown. Scientific Culture and The Making of the Industrial West seeks to explain this historical process by looking at how and why scientific knowledge became such an integral part of the culture of Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and how this in turn lead to the Industrial Revolution. This comparative study not only looks at England, and its success, but follows through with the history of France, the Netherlands, and Germany.

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Imprint: Oxford UniversityPress
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 1996
First published: 1997
Authors: Margaret C. Jacob
Dimensions: 242 x 159 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 282
ISBN-13: 978-0-19-508219-7
Categories: Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies
Books > Humanities > History > World history
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Interdisciplinary studies > Cultural studies > General
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1500 to 1750
Books > Humanities > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Anthropology > General
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > General
Books > History > World history
Books > History > World history > 1500 to 1750
Books > History > World history > 1750 to 1900
LSN: 0-19-508219-2
Barcode: 9780195082197

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