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Geographies of nineteenth-century science
edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers

Published 2011 by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Thinking geographically about nineteenth-century science / Charles W. J. Withers and David N. Livingstone
Sites and scales
Refashioning the spaces of London science: Elite epistemes in the nineteenth century / Bernard Lightman
The status of museums: Authority, identity, and material culture / Samuel J. M. M. Alberti
Cultivating genetics in the country: Whittingehame Lodge, Cambridge / Donald L. Opitz
Scale and the geographies of civic science: Practice and experience in the meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Britain and in Ireland, c. 1845-1900 / Charles W. J. Withers
Islanded: natural history in the British colonization of Ceylon / Sujit Sivasundaram
Practices and performances
Placing science in an age of oratory: Spaces of scientific speech in mid-victorian Edinburgh / Diarmid A. Finnegan
Politics, culture, and human origins: Geographies of reading and reputation in nineteenth-century science / David N. Livingstone
Electricity and the sociable circulation of fear and fearlessness / Graeme Gooday
"The 'crinoline' of our steam engineers": Reinventing the marine compound engine, 1850-1885 / Crosbie Smith
Expeditionary science: Conflicts of method in mid-nineteenth-century geographical discovery / Lawrence Dritsas
Guides and audiences
Pressed into service: Specimens, space, and seeing in botanical practice / Anne Secord
Science, print, and crossing borders: Importing French science books into Britain, 1789-1815 / Jonathan R. Topham
Geological mapping and the geographies of proprietorship in nineteenth-century Cornwall / Simon Naylor
Natural history and the Victorian tourist: from landscapes to rock-pools / Aileen Fyfe
Place and museum space: The Smithsonian Institution, national identity, and the American west, 1846-1896 / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt
Afterword: Putting the geography of science in its place / Nicolaas Rupke.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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Q127.G4 G46 2011

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