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An Introduction to the Historiography of Science

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

  • History of science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Science / History,
  • Technology / General,
  • Historiography

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7739089M
    ISBN 100521389216
    ISBN 109780521389211

    The history of science is full of great works that have marked a turning point in the development of a branch of knowledge, and in which the proposals for a new theoretical frame of reference or a new systematization of the known facts were preceded by an extensive historical introduction consisting in the evolution of the topic up to that moment.

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