Communicating Science: The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present

Communicating Science: The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present

by Alan G. Gross, Michael S. Reidy, Joseph E. Harmon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195134540

ISBN-13: 9780195134544

Pub. Date: 04/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book describes the development of the scientific article from its modest beginnings to the global phenomenon that it has become today. Their analysis of a large sample of texts in French, English, and German focuses on the changes in the style, organization, and argumentative structure of scientific communication over time. They also speculate on the future

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This book describes the development of the scientific article from its modest beginnings to the global phenomenon that it has become today. Their analysis of a large sample of texts in French, English, and German focuses on the changes in the style, organization, and argumentative structure of scientific communication over time. They also speculate on the future currency of the scientific article, as it enters the era of the World Wide Web. This book is an outstanding resource text in the rhetoric of science, and will stand as the definitive study on the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195134544
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

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