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Dictionary of the History of Science

  • W. F. Bynum
  • E. J. Browne
  • Roy Porter
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. A
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 1-37
  3. B
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 38-47
  4. C
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 48-92
  5. D
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 93-108
  6. E
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 109-146
  7. F
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 147-157
  8. G
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 158-173
  9. H
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 174-197
  10. I
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 198-220
  11. J
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 221-221
  12. K
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 222-227
  13. L
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 228-241
  14. M
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 242-282
  15. N
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 283-306
  16. O
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 307-312
  17. P
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 313-352
  18. Q
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 353-355
  19. R
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 356-374
  20. S
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 375-409
  21. T
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 410-428
  22. U
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 429-431
  23. V
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 432-442
  24. W
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 443-447
  25. X
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 448-448
  26. Y
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 449-449
  27. Z
    W. F. Bynum, E. J. Browne, Roy Porter
    Pages 450-451
  28. Back Matter
    Pages 452-494

About this book

Introduction

A dictionary devoted to the history of scientific ideas. Organised alphabetically by concept, it contains more than 700 entries explaining the origins, meaning and significance of the chief theories and ideas that have contributed to the development of science, including medicine, mathematics and the human sciences.

Keywords

concept history history of literature history of science mathematics medicine science

Editors and affiliations

  • W. F. Bynum
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. J. Browne
    • 1
  • Roy Porter
    • 2
  1. 1.Unit of the History of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and EmbryologyUniversity CollegeLondonUK
  2. 2.Wellcome Institute for the History of MedicineLondonUK

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