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Volume . Science, Technology & Society in the Time of Alfred Nobel

Published: 1st December 1982 Editors: Carl Bernhard E. Crawford P. Sörbom
The papers contained in this volume were presented at the Nobel Symposium which marked the eightieth anniversary of the first award of the Nobel prizes in 1901. Leading scholars from many different fields of science and technology exchange viewpoints across interdisciplinary boundaries. Participants were chosen for their special knowledge of science and technology in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and papers cover the period from the 1860s to the outbreak of the First World War.