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|Abstract||As historians of science increasingly turn to work on recent (post 1945) science, the historiographical and methodological problems associated with the history of contemporary science are debated with growing frequency and urgency. This book brings together authorities on the history, historiography and methodology of recent and contemporary science to review the problems facing historians of contemporary science, technology and medicine and to explore new ways forward. The chapters explore topics which will be of ever increasing interest to historians of postwar science, including the difficulties of accessing and using secret archival material, the interactions between archivists, historians and scientists and the politics of evidence and historical accounts.|
|Keywords||Science Historiography Technology Historiography Medicine Historiography Science Historiography Medicine Technology|
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|Call number||Q175.H496 2006|
|ISBN(s)||0415272947 9780415272940 0203323882 9780203323885|
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