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Epochs of Nature
ISBN: HB: 9780226395432, University of Chicago Press, April 2018
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
Georges-Louis Leclerc, le comte de Buffon's "The Epochs of Nature", originally published as "Les Epoques de la Nature" in 1778, is one of the first great popular science books, a work of style and insight that was devoured by Catherine the Great of R...
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£34,00
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Inside the Lost Museum Curating, Past and Present
ISBN: HB: 9780674971042, Harvard University Press, August 2017
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 halftones
Curators make many decisions when they build collections or design exhibitions, plotting a passage of discovery that also tells an essential story. Collecting captures the past in a way useful to the present and the future. Exhibits play to our sense...
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£28,95
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Liquid Crystals The Science and Art of a Fluid Form
ISBN: HB: 9781780236452, Reaktion Books, October 2016
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 10 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
?Liquid crystal is a curious phase of matter. It has the ability at once to flow, like water, and to refract, like ice. It was closely observed, if not yet named, by experts in 1888 but they found no practical use for it. Probed and imaged for decade...
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Victorian Scientific Naturalism Community, Identity, Continuity
ISBN: HB: 9780226109503, University of Chicago Press, April 2014
368 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones, 2 line drawings, 1 table
"Victorian Scientific Naturalism" examines the secular creeds of the generation of intellectuals who, in the wake of "The Origin of Species", wrested cultural authority from the old Anglican establishment while installing themselves as a new professi...
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£39,00
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Putting Science in Its Place Geographies of Scientific Knowledge
ISBN: PB: 9780226102849, ISBN: HB: 9780226487229, University of Chicago Press, August 2013
244 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 31 halftones, 5 maps
We are accustomed to thinking of science and its findings as universal. After all, one atom of carbon plus two of oxygen yields carbon dioxide in Amazonia as well as in Alaska; a scientist in Bombay can use the same materials and techniques to challe...
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Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science
ISBN: HB: 9780226487267, University of Chicago Press, June 2011
536 pp., 23x15 cm, 41 halftones
In "Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Science", David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. 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,...
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£56,00
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Victorian Popularizers of Science Designing Nature for New Audiences
ISBN: PB: 9780226481197, ISBN: HB: 9780226481180, University of Chicago Press, May 2010
568 pp., 23x15 cm, 2 tables, 68 halftones
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 gro...
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£52,00
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Phone of Our Own The Deaf Insurrection Against Ma Bell
ISBN: HB: 9781563680908, Gallaudet University Press, May 2000
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In 1964, of the more than 85 million telephones in the United States and Canada, less than one percent were used regularly by deaf people. In that same year, three enterprising deaf men, Robert H. Weitbrecht, James C. Marsters, and Andrew Saks, start...
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£27,50
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