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American Philosophical Society
Essays and Reviews in History and History of Science (Transaction 96-5)
Charles Coulston Gillispie
Transaction 96 No. 5
A collection of essays of enduring interest in the history of science by Charles Coulston Gillispie, Dayton-Stockton Prof. of History of Science, Emeritus, at Princeton University. He founded the undergraduate program in the History of Science at Princeton in 1956 and continues to work with students as they pursue their scientific studies. The pieces are arranged not chronologically but in broad topical categories: Early Papers; French Science; General Topics; Historians and Historians of Science; and Science and Society. Gillispie has provided introductory remarks in order to situate them in the circumstances wherein they were written.
Stuffing Birds, Pressing Plants, Shaping Knowledge: Natural History in North America, 1730-1860 (Transaction 93-4)
Emil von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy (Memoir 255)
Alhacen on Image-Formation and Distortion in Mirrors: Volume 2, English Translation (Transactions 98, Part 1, Volume 2)
On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain: Transactions, APS (vol. 92, part 2)
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
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