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Title Science serialized : representation of the sciences in nineteenth-century periodicals / edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Sally Shuttleworth
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 358 pages) : illustrations
Series Dibner Institute studies in the history of science and technology
Dibner Institute studies in the history of science and technology.
Contents 'Let us examine the flower': botany in women's magazines, 1800-1830 / Ann B. Shteir -- Science, natural theology, and the practice of Christian piety in early-nineteenth-century religious magazines / Jonathan R. Topham -- Reporting Royal Institution lectures, 1826-1867 / Frank A.J.L. James -- The physiology of the will: mind, body, and psychology in the periodical literature, 1855-1875 / Roger Smith -- Sunspots, weather, and the unseen universe: Balfour Stewart's anti-materialist representation of 'energy' in British periodicals / Graeme Gooday -- 'Improvised Europeans': science and reform in the North American review, 1865-1880 / Crosbie Smith and Ian Higginson -- The Academy: Europe in England / Gillian Beer -- Scientists as materialists in the periodical press: Tyndall's Belfast address / Bernard Lightman -- Science, liberalism, and the ethics of belief: the Contemporary review in 1877 / Helen Small -- Victorian periodicals and the making of William Kingdon Clifford's posthumous reputation / Gowan Dawson -- Grant Allen, physiological aesthetics, and the dissemination of Darwin's botany / Jonathan Smith -- The Butler-Darwin biographical controversy in the Victorian periodical press / James G. Paradis -- Understanding audiences and misunderstanding audiences: some publics for science / Harriet Ritvo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Science news -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- 19th century -- Periodicals -- History
Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Cantor, G. N., 1943-
Shuttleworth, Sally, 1952-
ISBN 0262269821 (electronic bk.)
9780262269827 (electronic bk.)