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Models

The Third Dimension of Science

Models( )
Editor: Chadarevian, Soraya de
Hopwood, Nick
de Chadarevian, Soraya
Series title:Writing Science Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8047-3972-6
Publication Date:Jul 2004
Publisher:Stanford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

This book is about wooden ships and plastic molecules, wax bodies and a perspex economy, monuments in cork and mathematics in plaster, casts of diseases, habitat dioramas and extinct monsters rebuilt in bricks and mortar. Considering such objects together for the first time, this interdisciplinary volume demonstrates how, in research as well as teaching, 3-D models played major roles in making knowledge.

Book Details
Pages:488
Detailed Subjects: Science / General
Art / General
Mathematics / Geometry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.42 Pounds



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