The Resource Geographies of nineteenth-century science, edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers

Geographies of nineteenth-century science, edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers

Label
Geographies of nineteenth-century science
Title
Geographies of nineteenth-century science
Statement of responsibility
edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers
Title variation
Geographies of 19th century science
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here, David Livingstone and Charles Withers gather essays that deftly navigate the spaces of science in this significant period and reveal how each is embedded in wider systems of meaning authority, and identity
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
509.034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.G4
LC item number
G46 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Geographies of nineteenth-century science, edited by David N. Livingstone and Charles W.J. Withers
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-509) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Thinking geographically about nineteenth-century science / Charles W.J. Withers and David N. Livingstone -- Sites and scales -- Refashioning the spaces of London science: Elite epistemes in the nineteenth century / Bernard Lightman -- The status of museums: Authority, identity, and material culture / Samuel J.M.M. Alberti -- Cultivating genetics in the country: Whittingehame Lodge, Cambridge / Donald L. Opitz -- Scale and the geographies of civic science: Practice and experience in the meetings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Britain and in Ireland, c. 1845-1900 / Charles W.J. Withers -- Islanded: natural history in the British colonization of Ceylon / Sujit Sivasundaram -- Practices and performances -- Placing science in an age of oratory: Spaces of scientific speech in mid-victorian Edinburgh / Diarmid A. Finnegan -- Politics, culture, and human origins: Geographies of reading and reputation in nineteenth-century science / David N. Livingstone -- Electricity and the sociable circulation of fear and fearlessness / Graeme Gooday -- "The 'crinoline' of our steam engineers": Reinventing the marine compound engine, 1850-1885 / Crosbie Smith -- Expeditionary science: Conflicts of method in mid-nineteenth-century geographical discovery / Lawrence Dritsas -- Guides and audiences -- Pressed into service: Specimens, space, and seeing in botanical practice / Anne Secord -- Science, print, and crossing borders: Importing French science books into Britain, 1789-1815 / Jonathan R. Topham -- Geological mapping and the geographies of proprietorship in nineteenth-century Cornwall / Simon Naylor -- Natural history and the Victorian tourist: from landscapes to rock-pools / Aileen Fyfe -- Place and museum space: The Smithsonian Institution, national identity, and the American west, 1846-1896 / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- Afterword: Putting the geography of science in its place / Nicolaas Rupke
Control code
ocn768569785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 526 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283362672
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613362674
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2604674x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768569785
  • pebco0226487296

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