Master Mechanics & Wicked Wizards: Images of the American Scientist as Hero and Villain from Colonial Times to the Present

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From the earliest depictions of Benjamin Franklin and his kite experiment to twenty-first-century renderings of mad scientists, representations of American scientists in the popular media reveal much about our cultural hopes and fears. In an entertaining and insightful survey of popular media over three hundred years of American history--religious tracts, political cartoons, literature, theater, advertising, art, comic books, radio, music, television, and film--Glen Scott Allen examines the stereotypes assigned to ...

Master Mechanics & Wicked Wizards: Images of the American Scientist as Hero and Villain from Colonial Times to the Present 2009, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558497030

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Master Mechanics & Wicked Wizards: Images of the American Scientist as Hero and Villain from Colonial Times to the Present 2009, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558497023

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