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The cultural meaning of popular science : phrenology and the organization of consent in nineteenth-century Britain

Author: Roger Cooter
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: Cambridge history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study of the popularity of phrenology in the second quarter of the nineteenth century concentrates on the social and ideological functions of science during the consolidation of urban industrial  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Student Collection
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Cooter
ISBN: 9780521227438 0521227437 9780521673297 0521673291
OCLC Number: 10825195
Notes: Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Cambridge, 1978.
Description: xiii, 418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1: Historiography. From out of the cerebral well --
Part II. Science and its social interest. The social sense of brain ; The rites of passage --
Part III: Popular science. George Combe and the remolding of man's constitution ; The poacher turned gamekeeper : phrenologists abroad ; Secular methodism --
Part IV: Radical appropriation and critique. Richard Carlile and infidel science ; On standing socialism on its head --
Conclusion --
Appendix: Public lecturers on phrenology in Britain to circa 1860.
Series Title: Cambridge history of medicine.
Responsibility: Roger Cooter.
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