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Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences

Author: Bernard V Lightman
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard V Lightman
ISBN: 0226481182 0226481190 9780226481180 9780226481197
OCLC Number: 705736957
Description: XVI, 545 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 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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