The Revival of the Physical Sciences in Britain, 1815-1840

@article{Miller1986TheRO,
  title={The Revival of the Physical Sciences in Britain, 1815-1840},
  author={David Philip Miller},
  journal={Osiris},
  year={1986},
  volume={2},
  pages={107 - 134}
}
  • D. Miller
  • Published 1 January 1986
  • Education
  • Osiris
FROM THE 1820s THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES IN BRITAIN underwent a revival, in the sense that a community of researchers began to develop whose members contributed a variety of skills to the enterprise. Unlike the situation prevailing in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, cooperative effort within this community was so widespread that it becomes meaningful to speak of communal research programs. Research that had its origins in the utilitarian and exploring concerns of the Banksian… 
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