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Title Science periodicals in nineteenth-century Britain : constructing scientific communities / edited by Gowan Dawson, Bernard Lightman, Sally Shuttleworth, and Jonathan R. Topham
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2020
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PN5124.S35 S416 2020    EXHIBITION    30530001350529
 人文社會聯圖  PN5124.S35 S353 2020    AVAILABLE    30610020642807
Descript viii, 400 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-385) and index
Introduction: constructing scientific communities / Gowan Dawson and Jonathan R. Topham -- New formats for new readers. Scientific, medical, and technical periodicals in nineteenth-century Britain: new formats for new readers / Gowan Dawson and Jonathan R. Topham ; Redrawing the image of science: technologies of illustration and the audiences for scientific periodicals in Britain, 1790-1840 / Jonathan R. Topham ; Proceedings and the public: how a commercial genre transformed science / Alex Csiszar -- Defining the communities of science. "An independent publication for geologists": The Geological Society, commercial journals, and the remaking of nineteenth-century geology / Gowan Dawson ; Natural history periodicals and changing conceptions of the naturalist community, 1828-65 / Geoffrey Belknap ; "The sympathy of a crowd": imagining scientific communities in mid-nineteenth-century entomology periodicals / Matthew Wale ; Periodical physics in Britain: institutional and industrial contexts, 1870-1900 / Graeme Gooday ; Late Victorian Astronomical Society journals: creating scientific communities on paper / Bernard Lightman -- Managing the boundaries of medicine. "A borderland in ethics": medical journals, the public, and the medical profession in nineteenth-century Britain / Sally Frampton ; "National health is national wealth": publics, professions, and the rise of the public health journal / Sally Shuttleworth
"Significant characteristics of modern scientific journals, including their role in the certification and registration of scientific knowledge, emerged only toward the end of the nineteenth and into the twentieth century. The nineteenth century was a period of rapid expansion and diversification in scientific periodicals, and this collection sets the historical exploration of those periodicals on a new footing, examining their distinctive purposes and character. Specifically, it shows the important role they played in expanding, developing, and organizing communities of scientific practitioners and devotees during a century that witnessed blanket transformations in the scientific enterprise"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Science -- Great Britain -- Periodicals -- History -- 19th century
Medicine -- Great Britain -- Periodicals -- History -- 19th century
Science journalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Alt Author Dawson, Gowan, editor, author
Lightman, Bernard V., 1950- editor, author
Shuttleworth, Sally, 1952- editor, author
Topham, Jonathan R., editor, author
Alt Title Science periodicals in 19th century Britain
Science periodicals in XIXth century Britain
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