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‘A devotion to the experimental sciences and arts’: the subscription to the great battery at the Royal Institution 1808–9
  • P. Unwin, R. Unwin
  • Sociology
  • The British Journal for the History of Science
  • 14 May 2007
A significant but neglected theme in the history of British science in the nineteenth century is the funding of institutional research. The subscription to the ‘great battery’ at the RoyalExpand
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A provincial man of science at work: Martin Lister, F. R. S., and his illustrators 1670-1683
  • R. Unwin
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
  • 1 July 1995
Between October 1670, when Martin Lister arrived in York, and September 1683, when he removed to London, he was at the centre of an informal group of virtuosi - naturalists, artists and antiquaries -Expand
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Oxfam ‘Developing Rights’: Towards a Maximalist Conception of Citizenship
The concept of citizenship is open to a wide range of interpretations and, although it has a long history at the margins of education in the UK, it has never had an established tradition. Arguably,Expand
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The European History Book From the Beginning Until Today
In the middle of the 1980s Europe was still living in the postwar period. The division of the continent appeared to be permanently sealed, and only a few prophesied a swift change. The empire thatExpand
Humphry Davy and the Royal Institution of Great Britain
The abortive attempts of Sir Humphry Davy to introduce modest reforms at the Royal Society of London during his Presidency (1820–27) contrast with his (largely unstudied) earlier experience ofExpand
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