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History of Science: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias


These reference works contain authoritative articles on topics related to the history of science, technology, and medicine . Written by experts in their respective fields, the articles contain extensive bibliographies to journal articles and primary sources for further information. You can browse each reference work by topic or article title, or search across the full text, or even search at the publisher's website to search multiple reference works, though remember we might not have access to every reference work on a given publisher site. Publication years are included to give you an idea of the literature coverage within the articles.