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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology (Oxford Encyclopedias of American History) Hardcover – 20 Nov 2014

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  • Hardcover: 1456 pages
  • Publisher: OUP USA (20 Nov. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199766665
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199766666
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 11.9 x 20.3 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,045,710 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Historians of American science, technology, and medicine - not a small group, as evidenced by the size of the membership of the Forum for the History of Science in America, the History of Science Society's oldest and largest Special Interest Group - would all make sure that their college and university libraries will buy a copy of this Encyclopedia as soon as it is published. " (Michael Sokal, Professor Emeritus of History, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

great value for college libraries and even personal bookshelves. (James Spiller, Isis)

About the Author

Hugh Richard Slotten is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand. During the 2010/2011 academic year, he was the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. He is the author of three major books in the history of technology and science in the United States: Radio's Hidden Voice: The Origins of Public Broadcasting in the United States (University of Illinois Press, 2009); Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States, 1920-1960 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000); and Patronage, Practice, and the Culture of American Science: Alexander Dallas Bache and the U.S. Coast Survey (Cambridge University Press, 1994).

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