Publisher: Springer; 2001 edition (April 30, 2002)
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"To earn a level, each doctoral candidate may still exit to Harvard sq., locate an viewers, and clarify his [or her] dissertation". Everett Mendelsohn's worldly recommendation to successive generations of scholars, even if apocryphal or genuine, has for over 40 years spoken either to the essence of his scholarship, and to the position of the coed. very likely not anyone has performed extra to set up the heritage of the existence sciences as a well-known college self-discipline within the usa, and to motivate a serious trouble for the ways that technology and expertise function as significant beneficial properties of Western society. This publication is either an act of homage and of commemoration to Professor Mendelsohn on his seventieth birthday. As befits its topic, the paintings it provides is unique, comparative, wide-ranging, and new. given that 1960, Everett Mendelsohn has been pointed out with Harvard Univer sity, and with its division of the background of technological know-how. those who comprehend him as a instructor, also will understand him as a pupil. In 1968, he begun- and after 30 years, has simply bequeathed to others - the editorship of the magazine of the heritage of Biology, one of the earliest and some of the most vital guides in its box. while, he has been a pioneer within the social historical past and sociology of technology. He has shaped fairly shut operating relationships with colleagues in Sweden and Germany - as witnessed by means of his editorial presence within the Sociology of technology Yearbook.