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This book sucks. Very abstract, not as informative as I'd want a history book to be. I think the author just wanted to be "different" and avoid dates and numbers by writing... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Knee
Do not be fooled by this title. It is NOT about the history of science but a student of critical theory (read that as cultural Marxist) just writing 400 pages of screed about how... Read morePublished on September 7, 2011 by Jefferson E. Mccollum
This is not an ordinary history of science book. The science history is revealed in its social settings, which is very interesting. Read morePublished on March 5, 2011 by Earl B. Alexander
Patricia Fara's history of science is a sad effort to deconstruct history and erect a vapid, politically correct version of events. It's a waste of ink and paper. Read morePublished on January 16, 2011 by W. McConnell
On the up side this isn't a long book and there are a few interesting chapters covering the time science and the pseudo-sciences were intermingling.
On the down side Ms. Read more
The author reminds us that the original meaning of `science' covered all knowledge, and the branch we now call science was previously called Natural Philosophy. Read morePublished on April 3, 2010 by Ralph Blumenau
I had to purchase this text as the "textbook" for my history of science course. I was expecting this to be much like the standard textbook that you read in college, but it is just... Read morePublished on March 9, 2010 by L. Mosier