Scientific publishing and the reading of science in nineteenth-century Britain: a historiographical survey and guide to sources.

@article{Topham2000ScientificPA,
  title={Scientific publishing and the reading of science in nineteenth-century Britain: a historiographical survey and guide to sources.},
  author={J. Topham},
  journal={Studies in history and philosophy of science},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={
          559-612
        }
}
  • J. Topham
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of science
[FIRST PARAGRAPH] It is now generally accepted that both the conception and practices of natural enquiry in the Western tradition underwent a series of profound developments in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century—developments which have been variously characterized as a ‘second scientific revolution’ and, much more tellingly, as the ‘invention of science’. As several authors have argued, moreover, a crucial aspect of this change consisted in the distinctive audience relations of… Expand
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