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History of Science and Technology

Contents

This reading list is adapted from The History of Science Society. The list gives details and brief descriptions of books that are especially good introductions to the field (or parts of it).

  • Reference Works
  • General Works and Overviews
  • Classical Science (to 1500 AD)
  • Early Modern Science (1500 - 1800 AD)
  • Physical Science since 1700
  • Lives in Science
  • Life and Earth Sciences since 1700
  • Science and Society
  • Science and Culture
  • Reading List

For additional titles, please check QCAT using the subject heading "Science-History".

Reference Works

General Works and Overviews

Classical Science (to 1500 AD)

Early Modern Science (1500-1800 AD)

Physical Sciences since 1700

Lives in Science

Reading list adapted from the History of Science Society History of Science Society

Life and Earth Sciences since 1700

Science and Society

Science and Culture