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Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences

Author: Bernard V Lightman
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the journalists and writers who wrote about science for a general audience in the second half of the nineteenth century. This title examines more than thirty of the popularizers of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard V Lightman
ISBN: 9780226481180 0226481182
OCLC Number: 123029811
Description: xvi, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Historians, popularizers, and the Victorian scene --
Anglican theologies of nature in a post-Darwinian era --
Redefining the maternal tradition --
The showmen of science : wood, pepper, and visual spectacle --
The evolution of the evolutionary epic --
The science periodical : Proctor and the conduct of "knowledge" --
Practitioners enter the field : Huxley and Ball as popularizers --
Science writing on New Grub Street --
Conclusion: Remapping the terrain.
Responsibility: Bernard Lightman.
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Author: Bernard Lightman.

Publisher: Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Reviewer: Dr Bill Palmer: Associate Curtin University.

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