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Popularizing science and technology in the European periphery, 1800-2000 / edited by Faidra Papanelopoulou, Agustí Nieto-Galan, and Enrique Perdiguero.

Contributor(s): Papanelopoulou, Faidra, 1978- | Nieto-Galan, Agustí | Perdiguero, Enrique.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945: Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing, c2009Description: xviii, 284 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780754662693 (hard cover : alk. paper); 0754662691 (hard cover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Science news -- Europe, Western -- History | Science -- Social aspects -- Europe, Western -- History | Popular culture -- Europe, Western -- HistoryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
1. Rethinking the history of science popularization/popular science / Jonathan R. Topham -- 2. Historiography of science popularization : reflections inspired by the Italian case / Paola Govoni -- 3. Women and the popularization of botany in early nineteenth-century Portugal : the Marquise of Alorna's Botanical recreations / Palmira Fontes da Costa -- 4. Science for the people : the Belgian Encyclopedie populaire and the constitution of a national science movement / Geert Vanpaemel and Brigitte Van Tiggelon -- 5. Circumventing the 'elusive quarries' of popular science : the communication and appropriation of Ganot's physics in nineteenth-century Britain / Josep Simon -- 6. Circulation of energy : thermodynamics, national culture and social progress in Spain, 1868-1890 / Stefan Pohl-Valero -- 7. Electric adventures and natural wonders : exhibitions, museums and scientific gardens in nineteenth-century Denmark / Rikke Schmidt Kjoergaard -- 8. Genres of popular science : Urania and the scientific theatre / Gabor Pallo -- 9. Popularization of astronomy in early twentieth-century Sweden : aims and motives / Johan Karnfelt -- 10. Physicians as a public for the popularization of medicine in interwar Catalonia : the Monografies Mediques series / Enrique Perdiguero, Jose Pardo-Tomas and Alvar Martinez-Vidal -- 11. With or without scientists : reporting on human genetics in the Spanish newspaper El pais (1976-2006) / Matiana Gonzalez-Silva -- Concluding remarks / Faidra Papanelopoulou, Agusti Nieto-Galan and Enrique Perdiguero.
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