Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences

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The ideas of Charles Darwin and his fellow Victorian scientists have had an abiding effect on the modern world. But at the time The Origin of Species was published in 1859, the British public looked not to practicing scientists but to a growing group of professional writers and journalists to interpret the larger meaning of scientific theories in terms they could understand and in ways they could appreciate. Victorian Popularizers of Science focuses on this important group of men and women who wrote about science for a ...

Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences 2010, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226481197

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Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226481180

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