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Science, culture, and politics in Britain, 1750-1870

Author: Jack Morrell
Publisher: Aldershot, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Variorum, 1997.
Series: Collected studies, CS567.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of studies aiming to show how the social, political, economic and institutionalised aspects of science can be integrated with its content. Specific topics include the institutions of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Morrell, Jack.
Science, culture, and politics in Britain, 1750-1870.
Aldershot, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Variorum, 1997
(OCoLC)636990256
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Morrell
ISBN: 0860786331 9780860786337
OCLC Number: 36066116
Description: 1 v. (various pagings) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Reflections on the history of Scottish science; the Edinburgh town council and its university 1717-1766; the University of Edinburgh in the Late Eighteenth Century: its scientific eminence and academic structure; Professors Robison and Playfair, and the Theophobia Gallica - natural philosophy, religion and politics in Edinburgh, 1989-1815; the Leslie Affair: careers, Kirk and politics in Edinburgh in 1805; Thomas Thomson Professor of Chemistry and University Reformer; Science and Scottish University reform - Edinburgh in 1826; The Chemist Breeders - the research schools of Liebig and Thomas Thomson; practical chemistry in the University of Edinburgh, 1799-1843; the patronage of mid-Victorian science in the University of Edinburgh; individualism and the structure of British science in 1830; London institutions and Lyell's career 1829-41; Brewster and the early British Association for the Advancement of Science; Economic and Ornamental Geology - The Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire, 1837-53; Wissenchaft in Worstedopolic - public science in Bradford, 1800-1850.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS567.
Responsibility: Jack Morrell.

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