The Historical Investigation of Science in North America

  • Frederick Gregory
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Keywords

Science Society Historical Investigation Grade Program 

Zusammenfassung

Dieser Bericht enthält zunächst eine Skizze der Entwicklung der Wissenschaftsgeschichtsschreibung in den USA und Canada. Sodann werden die Aktivitäten der History of Science Society of North America besonders vorgestellt. Schließlich betrachtet der Bericht besonders wichtige Publikationen im einzelnen.

Im Anhang finden sich Übersichten über die jährlichen Versammlungen, eine vergleichende Statistik der Forschungsschwerpunkte der amerikanischen und internationalen Tätigkeit auf den einzelnen Gebieten sowie eine Liste der Forschungsstätten und der „Grading Programs“.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick Gregory
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  1. 1.Program in History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Dept. of History, 4131 GPAUniversity of FloridaGainesville

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