Print

Print


Manchester Region History Review

Volume 18
2007

http://www.mcrh.mmu.ac.uk/pubs/mrhrind.htm

THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE NORTH WEST
Guest edited by Professor John Pickstone

CONTENTS

John V. Pickstone
- Editorial

John V. Pickstone
- Science and technology in Manchester: an introduction to the history

Allan Chapman
- Under a Lancashire heaven: William Crabtree, Jeremiah Horrocks and 
their circle, and the origins of research astronomy in 
seventeenth-century England

Richard Hills
- Richard Roberts (1789-1864), pioneer of production engineering in 
Manchester

Graeme Gooday
- Cosmos, climate and culture: Manchester meteorology made universal

Tim Cooper
- The early development of scientific research in industry: the case of 
Metropolitan-Vickers Ltd, 1901-1933

Mary Jo Nye
- Manchester friends at odds: Michael Polanyi, P.M.S. Blackett and the 
scientist as political speaker

Samuel J.M.M. Alberti
- Molluscs, mummies and moon rock: the Manchester Museum and Manchester 
science

Francis Neary
- Exhibition review: ‘Manchester Science: Discoveries that changed the 
World’, Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

Jan Hargreaves
- The Collections Centre at the Museum of Science and Industry in 
Manchester

Kevin Kilburn
- Manchester Astronomical Society

Long Reviews

Short reviews

The volume can be purchased for GBP 10.
An order form is available at the following URL:
http://www.mcrh.mmu.ac.uk/pubs/mrhrsubs.doc

-- 
Carsten Timmermann, PhD
Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
The University of Manchester, Simon Building, Room 2.36
Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
Phone +44-(0)161-275 7950  Fax +44-(0)161-275 5699
Departmental Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/chstm
Project Website: http://www.cancer-history.org