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By Hal Hellman

The dramatic tales of ten historical feuds: How they altered the process discovery-and formed the fashionable worldHall Hellman tells the energetic tales of ten of the main outrageous and interesting disputes from the 17th to the 20 th centuries. Bringing the cataclysmic conflict of rules and personalities to colourful lifestyles, Hellman explores either the technological know-how and the spirit of the days. alongside the best way, he finds that clinical feuds are fueled not just via the purest of highbrow disagreements, but additionally via intransigence, ambition, jealousy, politics, religion, and the impossible to resist human urge to be right.Unusual perception into the advance of technology . . . i used to be enthusiastic about this publication and enthusiastically suggest it to common in addition to medical audiences. -American ScientistHellman has assembled a sequence of unique stories. . . . many fantastic examples of heady invective with out parallel in our time. -NatureAn interesting and informative account of the bizarre personalities and infrequently sour rivalries of a few of the world's maximum medical minds. -Publishers WeeklyA interesting new e-book which info probably the most well-known disputes of the ages.-Courier MailDry technological know-how heritage becomes wonderful analyzing with out sacrificing old accuracy. -The Christchurch PressGreat Feuds in technological know-how is fantastic historical past, because the reader learns how scientists needed to struggle with non secular leaders and different scientists to get their paintings famous, authorized, or even get the credits for it! -Bookviews

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She worked as assistant editor of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin for the first seven volumes and is currently an Affiliated Research Scholar in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge University. Her research focuses on popular, particularly working-class, natural history in nineteenth-century Britain. A. D. in history from York University She is currently Assistant Professor of History at Dalhousie University. Her book on Margaret Gatty, Marianne North, and Eleanor Ormerod is being published by Harwood Academic.

She now works as a freelance historian and author in Munich and Regensburg. Among her publications are Barbara Blomberg (1527–1597): Bürgerstochter und Kaisergeliebte (1995) and Bavarias Töchter: Frauenporträts aus fünf Jahrhunderten (1997). A. from Brigham Young University and did postgraduate work in museology and the history of science at the University of Oklahoma. Now Executive Assistant to the CEO and President of PowerQuest Corporation in Orem, Utah, she is continuing her research on Hildegarde Howard Wylde, an early Avian paleontologist.

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