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Science History

  • The origins of modern science: 1300-1800
    Q125 .B97 1965
  • A general history of the sciences
    Q125 .T21x 1963
  • History of Magic and Experimental Science
    Q125 .T5
  • Introduction to the history of science
    Q125 .S2
  • A short history of scientific ideas to 1900
    Q125 .S6S 1962
  • Breakthroughs : a chronology of great achievements in science and mathematics, 1200-1930
    Q125 .P327 1985 (Education Library)

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or browse the shelves under call numbers Q124.7 - Q127.2

Illustrated Histories of Science

  • Antiquity and the Middle Ages
    Q222 .M87 1984
  • From Leonardo to Lavoisier
    Q125 .C54 (Education Library) and Q125 .C678f 1980 (Bracken Health Sciences Library)
  • The nineteenth century
    Q125.6 .W54

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History of Biology

  • Aristotle's philosophy of biology : studies in the origins of life science
    QH331 .L528 2001
  • A short history of biology, by Isaac Asimov
    QH305 .A8

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History of Chemistry

  • History of chemistry
    QD11 .P27
  • The birth of chemistry
    QD14 .R6
  • Development of Modern Chemistry
    QD11 .I44 1964 (Education Library)

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History of Mathematics

see Mathematics and Statistics Guide

History of Technology

  • History of Technology
    T15 .S53

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History of Western Science

  • Reading list - Adapted from The History of Science Society. The list gives details and brief descriptions of books that are especially good introductions to the field (or parts of it).

Last Updated: 22 October 2010