This study argues that cultures are made up of social fields, embedded social practices that are continually created and patterned in certain ways. The author builds on the work of major social theorists of the modern era.
Why Study the History of Science, Medicine and Technology? Andrew Mendelsohn Outlines the Attractions of a Fast-Growing and Popular Field of Study. (MA Roundup 2003) Mendelsohn, Andrew.
History Today, Vol. 53, No. 2, February 2003