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Science and civil society

Author: Lynn K Nyhart; Thomas Hoyt Broman
Publisher: [Chicago] : [University of Chicago Press], [©2002]
Series: Osiris (Bruges, Belgium), 2nd ser., v. 17.
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This volume explores the relationships between science and civil society. Historians discuss the effects science and civil society have had on each other over time and examine how the interplay of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Science and civil society.
[Chicago] : [University of Chicago Press], [©2002]
(DLC) 2006367560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn K Nyhart; Thomas Hoyt Broman
OCLC Number: 988918945
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 373 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: History and the history of science redux: a preface / Kathyrn Olesko --
Introduction: some preliminary considerations on science and civil society / Thomas H. Broman --
Body and passions: materialism and the early modern state / Harold J. Cook --
The ladies' dairy: gender, mathematics, and civil society in early-eighteenth-century England / Shelley Costa --
Differentiating a Republican citizenry: talents, human science, and Enlightenment theories of governance / John Carson --
Science, politics, and religion: Humboldtian thinking and the transformations of civil society in Germany, 1830-1870 / Andreas W. Daum --
Teaching community via biology in late-nineteenth-century Germany / Lynn K. Nyhart --
In service to science and society: scientists and the public in late-nineteenth-century Russia / Elizabeth A. Hachten --
Statistical utopianism in an age of aristocratic efficiency / Theodore Porter --
The civic uses of science: ethnology and civil society in imperial Germany / H. Glenn Penny --
Civil society, science, and empire in late Republic France: the foundation of Paris's Museum of Man / Alice L. Conklin --
Saving China through science: the science society of China, scientific nationalism, and civil society in republican China / Zuoyue Wang --
Scientists and the problem of the public in Cold War America, 1945-1960 / Jessica Wang --
The creative possibilities of science in civil society and public life: a commentary / Celia Applegate.
Series Title: Osiris (Bruges, Belgium), 2nd ser., v. 17.
Responsibility: edited by Lynn K. Nyhart and Thomas H. Broman.


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