Science and technology

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The development of the tribo-electric generator and associated measuring devices from Gilbert to Sir William Snow Harris.
Hackmann, W.D., D. Phil. (1974), Oxford (Turner, G.L.E.)
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A history of physiological optics, 1650-1800.
Osborne, P.M., Ph. D. (1979), London (Hall, A.R.)
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A history of the scientific investigation of limestone caves to 1900.
Shaw, T.R., Ph. D. (1975), Leicester (Ford, T.D.; Keller, A.G.)
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The development and interchange of navigational information and technology between the maritime communities of Iberia, N. W. Europe and Asia, 1500-1620.
Baldwin, R.C.D., M. Litt. (1980), Durham (Loades, D.M.)
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Dividing the circle: the development of techniques of precision angular measurement in instrument-making and their relationship to the practice of astronomy, 1500-1850.
Chapman, A., D. Phil. (1978), Oxford (Turner, G.L.E.)
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A history of nautical astronomical tables.
Cotter, C.H., Ph. D. (1974), London
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Chemists, magicians and mechanists: the social origins of modern science.
Woods, S., M. A. (1975), Keele
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The life and work of the Revd. T.H.E.C. Espin, perpetual curate of Tow Law, with special reference to his astronomical research.
Brown, A., M.Sc. (1974), Durham
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Medical science in Victorian society: the anti-vivisection movement.
French, R.D., D.Phil. (1973), Oxford (Crombie, A.C.)
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Christie Hospital and Holt Radium Institute: foundation and development, 1892-1962.
Macdonald, Teresa P., M.Sc. (1977), Manchester (UMIST)
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The vivisection controversy in Victorian Britain.
Rogers, F.R., M.Phil. (1979), London
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Animal experimentation, 1876-1976: historical and contemporary perspectives.
Hampson, Judith E., Ph.D. (1978), Leicester (Brock, W.H.)
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Government science in Britain, 1875-1921.
Randman, P., M.Sc. (1977), Manchester
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Aspects of the Royal Commission on Scientific Instruction and the Advancement of Science (Devonshire Commission), 1870-5, with some reference to the role of T.H. Huxley.
Benn, J.N., B.Phil. (1976), Hull (Bamford, T.W.)
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Darwinism and social thought: a study of the relationship between science and the development of sociological theory in Britain, 1860-1914.
Jones, Greta J., Ph.D. (1974), London (MacRae, D.G.)
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The development of statistical theory in Birtain, 1865-1925: a historical and sociological perspective.
MacKenzie, D.A., Ph.D. (1978), Edinburgh (Barnes, S.B.)
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The growth of physics and its emergence as a profession in Britain, 1870-1939.
Moseley, R., M.Sc. (1971), Sussex
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Seismological investigations in the 19th century, with special reference to the work of John Milne and Robert Mallet.
Wartnaby, J., Ph.D. (1972), London (Smeaton, W.A.)
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W.J.M. Rankine and the rise of thermodynamics.
Hutchison, K.R., D.Phil. (1976), Oxford (North, J.D.)
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C.R. Darwin and J.D. Hooker: episodes in the history of plant geography, 1840-60.
Browne, E. Janet, Ph.D. (1979), London (Hall, A.R.)
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The development of hard rock geology in Britain, 1840-1900.
Hamilton, Beryl M., Ph.D. (1979), Lancaster (Smith, R.)
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Scientific naturalism in Victorian Britain: an essay in the social history of ideas.
Jacyna, L.S., Ph.D. (1980), Edinburgh (MacKenzie, D.A.; Shapin, S.A.)
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A survey of some aspects of the life and work of Sir Richard Owen, K.C.B., together with a working handlist of the Owen papers at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Ross, D.L., Ph.D. (1972), London (Freeman, R.B.)
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The origins of industrial electro-metallurgy and its development to 1855, with special reference to England.
Williams, G.F., Ph.D. (1976), London (Smeaton, W.A.)
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The life and work of Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802-75), with particular reference to his contributions to electrical science.
Bowers, B.P., Ph.D. (1975), London
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The analytical chemist in 19th-century English social history.
Campbell, W.A., M.Litt. (1972), Durham (Knight, D.M.)
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Studies in the history of theories of chemical constitution, with special reference to the work of John Dalton.
Greenaway, F., Ph.D. (1971), London
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Popular science in Britain, 1830-70.
Hinton, D.A., Ph.D. (1980), Bath (Buchanan, R.A.)
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Mary Somerville and the cultivation of science, 1815-40.
Patterson, Elizabeth C., D.Phil. (1980), Oxford (Crombie, A.C.)
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Some approaches to 19th-century epidemiology: with particular reference to John Snow and William Budd.
Pelling, Margaret H., B.Litt. (1972), Oxford (Webster, C.)
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