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Title:
Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences
Author:
Lightman, Bernard V., 1950-
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Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xvi, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9780226481180
Format :
Book

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