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by Bernard Lightman

Category: Humanities
Subcategory: Other
Author: Bernard Lightman
ISBN: 0226481115
ISBN13: 978-0226481111
Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press (October 1, 1997)
Pages: 498
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Victorian Science in Context captures the essence of this fascination, charting the many ways in which science influenced and was influenced by the larger Victorian culture.

ISBN-13: 978-0226481128. Victorian Science in Context captures the essence of this fascination, charting the many ways in which science influenced and was influenced by the larger Victorian culture.

Bernard Vise Lightman, FRSC (born April 30, 1950) is a Canadian historian, and professor of Humanities and Science and Technology Studies at York University, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He specializes in the relationship between Victorian science and unbelief, the role of women in science, and the popularization of science

Victorian Science in Context (Paperback). Victorians were fascinated by the strange new worlds which science was revealing to them. Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers.

Victorian Science in Context (Paperback). Exotic plants and animals poured into London from all corners of the Empire, while revolutionary theories such as the radical idea that humans might be descended from apes drew forth heated debates. The aristocracy and the middle class avidly collected scientific specimens for display in their homes, and devoured literature about science and its practitioners.

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The contributors show how practical concerns interacted with contextual issues to mould Victorian science - which in turn shaped much of the relationship between modern science and culture. Format Paperback 496 pages.

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Victorians were fascinated by the flood of strange new worlds that science was opening to them. Exotic plants and animals poured into London from all corners of the Empire, while revolutionary theories such as the radical idea that humans might be descended from apes drew crowds to heated debates. Men and women of all social classes avidly collected scientific specimens for display in their homes and devoured literature about science and its practitioners. Victorian Science in Context captures the essence of this fascination, charting the many ways in which science influenced and was influenced by the larger Victorian culture. Contributions from leading scholars in history, literature, and the history of science explore questions such as: What did science mean to the Victorians? For whom was Victorian science written? What ideological messages did it convey? The contributors show how practical concerns interacted with contextual issues to mold Victorian science—which in turn shaped much of the relationship between modern science and culture.
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