Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.
Search for free, downloadable images taken from our library and museum collections, including paintings, illustrations, photos and more.
Victorian popularizers of science : designing nature for new audiences / Bernard Lightman.
- Lightman, Bernard V., 1950-
About this work
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
xvi, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-533) and index.
Historians, popularizers, and the Victorian scene -- Anglican theologies of nature in a post-Darwinian era -- Redefining the maternal tradition -- The showmen of science : wood, pepper, and visual spectacle -- The evolution of the evolutionary epic -- The science periodical : Proctor and the conduct of "knowledge" -- Practitioners enter the field : Huxley and Ball as popularizers -- Science writing on New Grub Street -- Conclusion: Remapping the terrain.
Where to find it
LocationHistory of Medicine AB.41.AA8