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  • Pyenson L, Sheets-Pyenson S. (1999) Servants of nature: a history of scientific institutions, enterprises, and sensibilities. Norton history of science. W.W. Norton. ISBN 9780393046144. 496 pages. | Book Preview.
    • Excerpt from publisher's synopsis: "Following the establishment of institutions of higher learning, scientific societies and museums, the authors trace how the bodies that determine scientific tradition and guide innovation have acquired their authority. They also consider how scientific goals have changed and they examine the relationship between scientists, militarists and industrialists in modern times."