Litterature of Science

Verse and Transmutation (History of Science and Medicine Library)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Jan. 15, 2017
Verse and Transmutation (History of Science and Medicine Library)

Verse and Transmutation (History of Science and Medicine Library) by Anke Timmermann
English | Nov. 1, 2013 | ISBN: 9004254846 | 390 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Verse and Transmutation: A Corpus of Middle English Alchemical Poetry identifies and investigates a corpus of twenty-one anonymous recipes for the philosophers stone dating from the fifteenth century. These were circulated and received in association with each other until the mid-seventeenth century, when a number of them appeared in Elias Ashmole s Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum.
The History of Science Fiction (Palgrave Histories of Literature) 2nd ed. by Adam Roberts

The History of Science Fiction (Palgrave Histories of Literature) 2nd ed. by Adam Roberts
English | September 5, 2016 | ISBN: 1137569565, 113756959X | 524 pages | PDF | 7 MB
Science after the Practice Turn in the Philosophy, History, and Social Studies of Science [Repost]

Science after the Practice Turn in the Philosophy, History, and Social Studies of Science by Léna Soler
English | 9 Apr. 2014 | ISBN: 0415722950 | 354 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

In the 1980s, philosophical, historical and social studies of science underwent a change which later evolved into a turn to practice.
Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, 3rd edition (Repost)

Helaine Selin, "Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, 3rd edition"
English | ISBN: 9400777469, 9400777485 | 2016 | 4706 pages | PDF | 228 MB

Dieter Wuckel, Bruce Cassiday, "The Illustrated History of Science Fiction"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 9, 2017
Dieter Wuckel, Bruce Cassiday, "The Illustrated History of Science Fiction"

Dieter Wuckel, Bruce Cassiday, "The Illustrated History of Science Fiction"
Ungar Pub Co | 1989 | ISBN: 0804429847 | English | PDF | 251 pages | 41.6 MB

This East German view of science fiction will surprise American fans. The authors characterize American science fiction as "trivial" and "frivolous." In its particularly East European slant, the book resembles Franz Rottensteiner's The Science Fiction Book: An Illustrated History ( LJ 10/1/75)…

Brian Ash, "The Visual Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 9, 2017
Brian Ash, "The Visual Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"

Brian Ash, "The Visual Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"
Harmony | 1977 | ISBN: 0517531755 | English | PDF | 352 pages | 87.8 MB

There were a few attempts at putting together "comprehensive" science fiction encyclopedias before the 1970s, but that decade and the next really saw an explosion in both the big, glossy, heavily illustrated surveys of the field, and in the more scholarly and penetrating histories and explorations of what had become a huge genre. …

The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at Jan. 9, 2017
The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction

Samuel R. Delany, "The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction"
ISBN: 081956883X | 2009 | EPUB | 288 pages | 1 MB

James Gunn, "The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Jan. 9, 2017
James Gunn, "The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"

James Gunn, "The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction"
Viking | 1988 | ISBN: 067081041X | English | PDF | 544 pages | 94.8 MB

From 19th-century beginnings to the cutting edge of "Cyberpunk", science fiction has powerfully gripped the modern imagination. Gunn explores the fascinating landscape of how science fiction became what it is today. An eye-opener for every fan of the genre. 8 pages of full-color illustrations. …
Monks, Manuscripts and Sundials (History of Science and Medicine Library: Medieval and Modern Science) [Repost]

Monks, Manuscripts and Sundials (History of Science and Medicine Library: Medieval and Modern Science) by Eagleton
English | Jan. 11, 2010 | ISBN: 9004176659 | 305 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Bringing together the surviving material and manuscript evidence, this book looks closely at a fascinating medieval sundial in the form of a ship.
We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (Early Classics of Science Fiction)

We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity (Early Classics of Science Fiction) by Anindita Banerjee
English | January 3, 2013 | ISBN: 0819573345, 0819573337 | EPUB | 230 pages | 1.5 MB