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This author knows little science and less history. I'm not even sure Conner himself knows what he means when he uses the word "people."
Are rich people people? Read more
Purchase this book for the course. It is actually very interesting and good book to read.
Conner is surely a very good writer and all information very educational and many of... Read more
Using a particular technology isn't science. Connor has a very simplistic idea of how the history of science is viewed, and got too excited about a completely different topic,... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Sara E. Anderson
Clifford Conner shows us the history of science through observing the actions and learned practices of toilers throughout history. Read morePublished on August 20, 2011 by Z.A. Mrefu
There is much good in this book that should not be ignored just because some reviewers correctly raise questions about the author's wide ranging ideas on subordinate topics. Read morePublished on March 28, 2011 by bill greene
This book systematically exposes the pseudo-history of science that we are all taught. From the beginnings of science in hunter-gatherer society, through the beginning of the... Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by J Harrington
This starts out as a very intimidating book, mainly because of it's width. Once you enter it, though, it's very readable. Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by C. M. Levin
Howard Zinn's People's History of the U.S. has reached new levels of popularity in recent years, and left wing capitalists everyone seem to want to cash in. Read morePublished on February 10, 2011 by Cornerstone
I would want to give a 5-star rating to this book, but considering the unbearably boring and report-like last chapter of this book, I give a 4-star instead. Read morePublished on December 27, 2010 by Dawn King