Travels of Learning : A Geography of Science in Europe

Travels of Learning : A Geography of Science in Europe

Description

This volume offers a reappraisal of the topic of scientific and technological traveling and takes the viewpoint of the European peripheries, including case studies of Portugal, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Russia, Hungary and the Scandinavian countries. It contributes to the clarification of mechanisms of appropriation of scientific ideas, instruments, practices and of technological expertise. It is of interest to scholars and students of history and philosophy of science and technology, cultural and social history, science, technology and society studies.

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Details

Author(s)
Ana Simoes, Ana Carneiro, Marian Paula Diogo
Format
Hardback | 366 pages
Dimensions
210 x 297 x 25.65mm | 1,550g
Publication date
01 Jul 2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
2003 ed.
Illustrations note
XIV, 366 p.
ISBN10
1402012594
ISBN13
9781402012594
Bestsellers rank
2,580,792