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Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester: A New Edition (Volume I: The Codex)

ISBN : 9780198832874

Price(incl.tax): 
¥4,565
Author: 
Domenico Laurenza; Martin Kemp
Pages
96 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
219 x 276 mm
Pub date
Jul 2019
A high-quality facsimile reproduction of Da Vinci's most significant scientific texts, which will be of interest to both scholars and art enthusiasts Provides the first serious reconstruction of ... Read more

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A Place in History: The Biography of John C. Kendrew

ISBN : 9780199732043

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¥5,379
Author: 
Paul M. Wassarman
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
John C. Kendrew (1917-1997) was a pioneer in structural biology and a catalyst for the emergence of molecular biology in the second half of the twentieth century. He was the first person to determine ... Read more

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order

ISBN : 9780198705130

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¥3,102
Author: 
Susannah Gibson
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
143 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jul 2015
Since the time of Aristotle, there had been a clear divide between the three kingdoms of animal, vegetable, and mineral. But by the eighteenth century, biological experiments, and the wide range of ne ... Read more

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Budapest Scientific: A Guidebook

ISBN : 9780198719076

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¥5,566
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai; Magdolna Hargittai
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
152 x 223 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
This guidebook introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in Budapest - statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artefacts. According to the Hungarian-American Nob ... Read more

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Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists

ISBN : 9780199985593

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¥5,995
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
The apex of Soviet science as seen through the lives of twelve of the USSR's most eminent researchers Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery is the final resting place of some of Russia's most celebrated figu ... Read more

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Civilization and the Culture of Science: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1795-1935

ISBN : 9780198849070

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¥7,304
Author: 
Stephen Gaukroger
Pages
480 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 153 mm
Pub date
Jan 2020
How did science come to have such a central place in Western culture? How did cognitive values-and subsequently moral, political, and social ones-come to be modelled around scientific values? In Civil ... Read more

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Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science, and Serendipity

ISBN : 9780199582662

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¥3,652
Author: 
Patricia Fara
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
154 x 226 mm
Pub date
Sep 2012
Dr Erasmus Darwin seemed an innocuous Midlands physician, a respectable stalwart of eighteenth-century society. But there was another side to him. Botanist, inventor, Lunar inventor and popular poet, ... Read more

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Ether and Modernity: The recalcitrance of an epistemic object in the early twentieth century

ISBN : 9780198797258

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¥11,869
Author: 
Jaume Navarro
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
168 x 240 mm
Pub date
Sep 2018
Ether and Modernity offers a snapshot of the status of an epistemic object, the "ether" (or "aether"), in the early twentieth century. The contributed papers show that the ether was often regarded as ... Read more

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Galileo Unbound: A Path Across Life, the Universe and Everything

ISBN : 9780198805847

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¥4,565
Author: 
David D. Nolte
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
Galileo Unbound traces the journey that brought us from Galileo's law of free fall to today's geneticists measuring evolutionary drift, entangled quantum particles moving among many worlds, and our li ... Read more

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Growing the Tree of Science: Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

ISBN : 9780199466900

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¥6,204
Author: 
Indira Chowdhury
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Aug 2016
How does a premier institute of science come into being? How does it foster a culture promoting free thinking and original research? What impact do the policies of a newly independent nation have on t ... Read more

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