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History of science

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Course History of Mathematics from Euclid to Wiles

This course will look at key developments and key figures in the creation of mathematics. The course will commence with a look at Greek...

Computers, Computing, History of science view
Link The Victorian Web

A constantly evolving archive of over 61,000 documents and images relating to the British Victorian period. The emphasis is on connections between...

19th century, Social history, History of science, Architecture, Painting, Visual arts, Sculpture, Book design & illustration, Photography, Decorative arts, Gender view
Link History Sourcebooks Project

A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts for educational use. Includes sections on ancient, medieval and modern history;...

Jewish History, Ancient history, Medieval, Modern, Women, Lesbian & gay, Indian history, History of science, History view
Link Darwin Now

A series of 9 podcasts (lasting about 20 minutes each) from the Open University on the life and science of Charles Darwin.

Darwin, Natural selection, History of science, Language diversity view
Document George Eliot's Microscope by Emelia Hamilton-Russell

This article explores the links between the nineteenth century microscope and George Eliot’s realist fiction. Focusing on Middlemarch...

George Eliot, victorian history, History of science view
Document Examining the Language of Science in the Prose of William Harvey and the Poetry of Margaret Cavendish, Mintra Tantikijrungruang

This interdisciplinary paper crosses a study of science with a study of literature. It will examine the language of science in a work of...

17th century, History of science, Literature view
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