Science for All: The Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

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Recent scholarship has revealed that pioneering Victorian scientists endeavored through voluminous writing to raise public interest in science and its implications. But it has generally been assumed that once science became a profession around the turn of the century, this new generation of scientists turned its collective back on public outreach. "Science for All" debunks this apocryphal notion. Peter J. Bowler surveys the books, serial works, magazines, and newspapers published between 1900 and the outbreak of World War ...

Science for All: The Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226068633

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