Lightman, Bernard V., 1950-, Victorian popularizers of science , c2007
Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences / Bernard Lightman.
- Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2007.
- Physical Description:
- xvi, 545 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Reference LibraryQ127.G4 L54 2007 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Related Content:
- Table of contents only
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-533) and index.
- Subject Terms:
- Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.Technical writing -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
- 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.