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Natalia Tsvetkova St. Petersburg State University
Failure of American and Soviet Cultural Imperialism In German Universities, 1945-1990 shows how and why both American and Soviet policies of the transformation of German universities eventually failed.
Edited by Joella G. Yoder, University of Wisconsin
A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of Christiaan Huygens inventories all known manuscripts written by Christiaan Huygens, all letters to or from him, plus family papers at UB Leiden. It also provides complete manuscript citations for Oeuvres Complètes.
Edited by Alison D. Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland, Sven Dupré, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and Free University of Berlin, Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, and Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Florence
Marking the anniversary of the telescope’s invention, these collected essays highlight a number of significant historical episodes concerning this well-loved instrument, which has played a crucial role in Man’s thinking about his position – literally and philosophically – in the universe.
Anna Marie Roos, University of Oxford
This first full-length biography of Dr. Martin Lister (1639-1712), vice-president of the Royal Society, Royal Physician, and the first arachnologist and conchologist, provides an unprecedented picture of a seventeenth-century virtuoso.
Edited by Michiel Streijger, Paul J.J.M. Bakker, Radboud University Nijmegen, Johannes M.M.H. Thijssen, Radboud University Nijmegen
This book offers the first critical edition of the Questions on Aristotle's De generatione et corruptione by John Buridan (d. 1361). The text originated out of Buridan's teaching and was widely used at universities in Eastern Europe.
Translations and Essays by Jocelyn Holland, University of California Santa Barbara
This bilingual edition offers the first English translations of three texts by the Romantic-era scientist, Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810). Explanatory essays accompanying each translation focus on the confluence of scientific and aesthetic inquiry in the work of this seminal thinker.
Edited by Horst Nowacki, TU Berlin and Wolfgang Lefèvre, Freie Universität Berlin and Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
The design, construction and fabrication of complex two- and three-dimensional shapes in civil and naval architecture have always been a particularly demanding part of the art of engineering. This volume presents a comparative knowledge history in these two distinct branches of construction ...
Edited by Anthony Lo Bello
This book provides an annotated English translation of the Commentary of Albertus Magnus on Book I of Euclid's Elements of Geometry. It includes a translation and a critical examination of the mathematical content of the commentary and of its sources.
Edited by Anthony Lo Bello
This book provides an annotated English translation of Gerard of Cremona’s Latin version of Book I of al-Nayrizi's Commentary on Euclid’s Elements. Lo Bello concludes with a critical analysis of the idiosyncrasies of Gerard’s method of translation.
José Chabás, University Pompeu Fabra and Bernard R. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh
This is a survey of the numerous astronomical tables compiled in the late Middle Ages, which represent a major intellectual enterprise. Such tables were often the best way available at the time for transmitting precise information to the reader.
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