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Telethons : spectacle, disability, and the business of charity / Paul K. Longmore

Author:
Longmore, Paul K.  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
Telethons  Search this
People with disabilities in mass media  Search this
Disabilities--Social aspects  Search this
Sociology of disability  Search this
HISTORY--20th Century  Search this
HISTORY--Social History  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Media Studies  Search this
Call number:
PN1992.8.T44
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150688

Science and the Raj : a study of British India / Deepak Kumar

Author:
Kumar, Deepak 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xv, 309 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
History
Place:
India
Britisch-Indien
Indien
Date:
2006
British occupation, 1765-1947
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science  Search this
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Technology--Social aspects  Search this
Naturwissenschaften  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
Q127.I4 K86 2006 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150562

Mixing it : diversity in World War Two Britain / Wendy Webster

Author:
Webster, Wendy  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2018
20th century
George VI, 1936-1952
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Minority Studies  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Social aspects  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
DA125.A1 W43 2018 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1150995

Being modern : the cultural impact of science in the early twentieth century / edited by Robert Bud, Paul Greenhalgh, Frank James, Morag Shiach

Editor:
Bud, Robert  Search this
Greenhalgh, Paul 1955 October 21-  Search this
James, Frank A. J. L. 1955-  Search this
Shiach, Morag  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2018
20th century
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science in popular culture--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106781

Insect artifice : nature and art in the Dutch Revolt / Marisa Anne Bass

Title:
Nature and art in the Dutch Revolt
Author:
Bass, Marisa 1981-  Search this
Subject:
Hoefnagel, Joris 1542-1601 Four elements  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 297 pages, 37 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Netherlands
Date:
2019
16th century
Eighty Years' War, 1568-1648
Topic:
Natural history--History  Search this
Natural history illustration--History  Search this
Art and science--History  Search this
Arts, Dutch  Search this
Philosophy of nature--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science and state--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1107446

Measuring manhood : race and the science of masculinity, 1830-1934 / Melissa N. Stein

Author:
Stein, Melissa N.  Search this
Physical description:
354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
1865-1918
1918-1932
Topic:
Racism--History  Search this
Masculinity--History  Search this
Sexism--History  Search this
Individual differences--Social aspects--History  Search this
Individual differences--Political aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Sociobiology--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103741

Fugitive science : empiricism and freedom in early African American culture / Britt Rusert

Author:
Rusert, Britt  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Texts
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
African American intellectuals--History  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Racism--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Empiricism--History  Search this
Knowledge, Sociology of--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093454

Dust : a history of the small and the invisible / Joseph A. Amato ; illustrations by Abigail Rorer

Author:
Amato, Joseph Anthony  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 250 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
Topic:
Dust--Social aspects--History  Search this
Size perception  Search this
Science--Philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_745668

Strange science : investigating the limits of knowledge in the Victorian Age / Lara Karpenko and Shalyn Claggett, editors

Editor:
Karpenko, Lara Pauline  Search this
Claggett, Shalyn R.  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
2017
19th century
Victoria, 1837-1901
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Parapsychology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083178

Science museums in transition : cultures of display in nineteenth-century Britain and America / edited by Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman

Editor:
Berkowitz, Carin  Search this
Lightman, Bernard V. 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Great Britain
United States
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Science museums--History  Search this
Science museums--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082330

A most amazing scene of wonders : electricity and enlightenment in early America / James Delbourgo

Author:
Delbourgo, James 1972-  Search this
Physical description:
367 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
18th century
Topic:
Electricity--Experiments--History  Search this
Enlightenment  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_813446

American curiosity : cultures of natural history in the colonial British Atlantic world / Susan Scott Parrish

Author:
Parrish, Susan Scott  Search this
Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 321 p. : ill ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Great Britain
America
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Natural history--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Intercultural communication--History  Search this
Imperialism--History  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Relations  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_826521

Chinese thought, society, and science : the intellectual and social background of science and technology in pre-modern China / Derk Bodde

Author:
Bodde, Derk 1909-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 441 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
China
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Call number:
DS721 .B63
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_874561

Inventing modern : growing up with x-rays, skyscrapers, and tailfins / John H. Lienhard

Author:
Lienhard, John H. 1930-  Search this
Subject:
Lienhard, John H. 1930- Childhood and youth  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
20th century
Topic:
Technological innovations--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Material culture--Social aspects--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_720737

A century of Nature : twenty-one discoveries that changed science and the world / edited by Laura Garwin & Tim Lincoln ; with a foreword by Steven Weinberg

Author:
Garwin, Laura  Search this
Lincoln, Tim  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2003
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science and civilization  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_722047

Suffering for science : reason and sacrifice in modern America / Rebecca M. Herzig

Author:
Herzig, Rebecca M. 1971-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 194 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
19th century
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Human body--Social aspects--History  Search this
Self--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796118

Is science multicultural? : postcolonialisms, feminisms, and epistemologies / Sandra Harding

Author:
Harding, Sandra G  Search this
Physical description:
x, 242 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
Topic:
Science--Social aspects  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Decolonization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_601083

Subject matter : technology, the body, and science on the Anglo-American frontier, 1500-1676 / Joyce E. Chaplin

Author:
Chaplin, Joyce E  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 411 p. : ill., 1 map ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Great Britain
America
Date:
2001
Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Topic:
Frontier and pioneer life  Search this
Colonists--Attitudes  Search this
First contact with Europeans  Search this
Imperialism--Social aspects--History  Search this
Human body--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Technology--Social aspects--History  Search this
History  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Call number:
E46 .C48 2001X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_676294

Science and the secrets of nature : books of secrets in medieval and early modern culture / William Eamon

Author:
Eamon, William  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 490 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Science--History  Search this
Science, Medieval  Search this
Science--Experiments--History  Search this
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Science--Philosophy--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_512196

Scientific authority & twentieth-century America / edited by Ronald G. Walters

Title:
Scientific authority and twentieth-century America
Author:
Walters, Ronald G  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
20th century
Topic:
Science--Social aspects--History  Search this
Social medicine--History  Search this
Intellectual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_528996

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