Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals

Science Serialized: Representations of the Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals

by Geoffrey Cantor
     
 

Essays examining the ways in which the Victorian periodical press presented the scientific developments of the time to general and specialized audiences.See more details below

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Essays examining the ways in which the Victorian periodical press presented the scientific developments of the time to general and specialized audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262033183
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Dibner Institute Studies in the History of Science and Technology
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2"Let Us Examine the Flower": Botany in Women's Magazines, 1800-183017
3Science, Natural Theology, and the Practice of Christian Piety in Early-Nineteenth-Century Religious Magazines37
4Reporting Royal Institution Lectures, 1826-186767
5The Physiology of the Will: Mind, Body, and Psychology in the Periodical Literature, 1855-187581
6Sunspots, Weather, and the Unseen Universe: Balfour Stewart's Anti-Materialist Representations of "Energy" in British Periodicals111
7"Improvised Europeans": Science and Reform in the North American Review, 1865-1880149
8The Academy: Europe in England181
9Scientists as Materialists in the Periodical Press: Tyndall's Belfast Address199
10Science, Liberalism, and the Ethics of Belief: The Contemporary Review in 1877239
11Victorian Periodicals and the Making of William Kingdom Clifford's Posthumous Reputation259
12Grant Allen, Physiological Aesthetics, and the Dissemination of Darwin's Botany285
13The Butler-Darwin Biographical Controversy in the Victorian Periodical Press307
14Understanding Audiences and Misunderstanding Audiences: Some Publics for Science331
About the Authors351
Index355

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