Science, History of

@inproceedings{Daston2015ScienceHO,
  title={Science, History of},
  author={Lorraine J. Daston},
  year={2015}
}
The history of science is a small discipline with a large and expanding subject matter: not only the history of the modern natural and human sciences but also premodern and non-Western traditions of knowledge and learning. Because it lies at the intersection of the humanities and the natural human sciences, it has been and remains a locus of interdisciplinary research. 
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