Lives in the 19th Century
ANNOUNCEMENTS, 4 Oct 2021
Human History as Cultural History
We need to reform our teaching of history so that the emphasis will be placed on the gradual growth of human culture and knowledge, a growth to which all nations and ethnic groups have contributed.
A New Freely Downloadable Book
I would like to announce the publication of a book which presents many aspects of science and culture during the 19th century. The book may be freely downloaded and circulated from the following link:
The book is part of a series on cultural history. Here are links the other books in the series that have, until now, been completed:
LIVES IN BIOLOGY
LIVES OF SOME GREAT NOVELISTS
LIVES IN MATHEMATICS
LIVES IN EXPLORATION
LIVES IN EDUCATION
LIVES IN POETRY
LIVES IN PAINTING
LIVES IN ENGINEERING
LIVES IN ASTRONOMY
LIVES IN CHEMISTRY
LIVES IN MEDICINE
LIVES IN ECOLOGY
LIVES IN PHYSICS
LIVES IN ECONOMICS
LIVES IN THE PEACE MOVEMENT
Other books and articles about global problems are on these links:
I hope that you will circulate the links in this article to your friends and contacts who might be interested.
John Scales Avery, Ph.D., who was part of a group that shared the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in organizing the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, is a member of the TRANSCEND Network and Associate Professor Emeritus at the H.C. Ørsted Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is chairman of both the Danish National Pugwash Group and the Danish Peace Academy and received his training in theoretical physics and theoretical chemistry at M.I.T., the University of Chicago and the University of London. He is the author of numerous books and articles both on scientific topics and on broader social questions. His most recent books are Information Theory and Evolution and Civilization’s Crisis in the 21st Century (pdf). Website: https://www.johnavery.info/
Tags: History, Literature
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