The Cultural Meaning of Popular Science: Phrenology and the Organization of Consent in Nineteenth-Century Britainby Roger Cooter
Pub. Date: 06/30/2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This study concentrates on the social and ideological functions of science during the consolidation of urban industrial society. See more details below
This study concentrates on the social and ideological functions of science during the consolidation of urban industrial society.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; Note on sources and abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Historiography: 1. From out the cerebral well; Part II. Science and Social Interests: 2. The social sense of brain; 3. The rites of passage; Part III. Popular Science: 4. George Combe and the remolding of man's constitution; 5. The poacher turned gamekeeper: phrenologists abroad; 6. Secular methodism; Part IV. Radical Appropriation and Critique: 7. Richard Carlile and infidel science; 8. On standing socialism on its head; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Manuscript sources and public documents; Phrenological journals; Bibliographical index; General index.
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