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Companion to The History of Modern Science
The 67 chapters of this book describe and analyse the development of Western science from 1500 to the present day. Divided into two major sections - 'The Study of the History of Science' andExpand
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Science serialized : representations of the sciences in nineteenth-century periodicals
Nineteenth-century Britain saw an explosion of periodical literature, with the publication of over 100,000 different magazines and newspapers for a growing market of eager readers. The VictorianExpand
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Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism
Darwin s theory of evolution transformed the life sciences and made profound claims about human origins and the human condition, topics often viewed as the prerogative of religion. As a result,Expand
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Scale-based correlations of relative areas with fracture of chocolate
Abstract Scale-based correlation analyses are applied to the fractography of chocolate. The objective is to show how scale-based analyses can find functional correlations between surface propertiesExpand
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Quakers, Jews, and Science
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The Changing Role of Young's Ether
This paper sets out to examine the changes which took place in Thomas Young's concepts of the ether between 1799 and 1807. During the earlier part of this period he supposed the ether to consist ofExpand
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Emotional Reactions to the Great Exhibition of 1851
Drawing on a range of contemporary sources, including journals, letters, and articles in newspapers and periodicals, this article focuses on the experiences of visitors to the Great Exhibition ofExpand
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Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: Reading the Magazine of Nature
List of illustrations Preface 1. Introduction Gowan Dawson, Richard Noakes and Jonathan R. Topham Part I. Genres: 2. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement and Instruction and cheap miscellanies inExpand
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