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Title:
Science in American society; a social history
Author:
Daniels, George H.
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Edition:
[First edition].
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf, 1971.
Physical Description:
xii, 390 pages, x pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1530 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780394443867
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Notesp. 2
I Medieval Science and the New Worldp. 3
Ii the Scientific Colonization of Americap. 30
Iii Science in British America: from Colony to Provincep. 47
Iv the Transit of Ideasp. 69
V Science: Handmaiden of Enlightenmentp. 101
Vi Science in a Free Societyp. 126
Vii the Democratic Age in American Sciencep. 152
Viii Geophysics and Politicsp. 174
Ix the Religion of Geologyp. 206
X Evolution Comes to Americap. 223
Xi Evolution and Industrial Americap. 246
Xii the Implications of Professionalismp. 265
Xiii Science, Scientism, and Planned Progress: the Uses of Science in Progressive Ideologyp. 288
Xiv Epilogue: Science in a Corporate Agep. 316
Notesp. 347
Bibliographyp. 373
Indexp. 391
About the Authorp. 401
A Note on the Typep. 402