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The Resource Victorian science : a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, edited by George Basalla, William Coleman, Robert H. Kargon

Victorian science : a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, edited by George Basalla, William Coleman, Robert H. Kargon

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Victorian science : a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science
Title
Victorian science
Title remainder
a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Basalla, William Coleman, Robert H. Kargon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Basalla, George
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
Q111
LC item number
.B335 1970
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Coleman, William R
  • Kargon, Robert Hugh
  • British Association for the Advancement of Science
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Science
Label
Victorian science : a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, edited by George Basalla, William Coleman, Robert H. Kargon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Contents
Science and society: The Founding of the British Association for the Advancement of Science / by W.V. Harcourt -- Science and the state / by Prince Albert -- Science and technology as sources of national power / by L. Playfair -- The physical sciences: Force and energy in an industrial society / by W.R. Grove -- The structure of matter and the unity of science / by W. Thomson -- Science and Victorian material culture / by W. Fairbairn -- The molecule and the progress of chemistry / by H.E. Roscoe -- The life sciences: Embryology and evolution / by A. Thomson -- Protoplasm and the commonality of life / by G.J. Allman -- Physiology and the functional aspects of the organism / by J.S. Burdon-Sanderson -- The evolutionary hypothesis / by C.G.B. Daubeny, and others -- Geology: Geology becomes a science / by A. Geikie -- Method and metaphysics: The logic of scientific endeavor / by J. Herschel -- Man the interpreter of nature / by W.B. Carpenter -- Science and religion / by J. Tyndall -- Fin de siècle: The new century. The death of the Queen / by J.N. Lockyer
Control code
ocm00077775
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 510 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
77089137
Note
  • .
  • 099088 p
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Victorian science : a self-portrait from the presidential addresses of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, edited by George Basalla, William Coleman, Robert H. Kargon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes index
Contents
Science and society: The Founding of the British Association for the Advancement of Science / by W.V. Harcourt -- Science and the state / by Prince Albert -- Science and technology as sources of national power / by L. Playfair -- The physical sciences: Force and energy in an industrial society / by W.R. Grove -- The structure of matter and the unity of science / by W. Thomson -- Science and Victorian material culture / by W. Fairbairn -- The molecule and the progress of chemistry / by H.E. Roscoe -- The life sciences: Embryology and evolution / by A. Thomson -- Protoplasm and the commonality of life / by G.J. Allman -- Physiology and the functional aspects of the organism / by J.S. Burdon-Sanderson -- The evolutionary hypothesis / by C.G.B. Daubeny, and others -- Geology: Geology becomes a science / by A. Geikie -- Method and metaphysics: The logic of scientific endeavor / by J. Herschel -- Man the interpreter of nature / by W.B. Carpenter -- Science and religion / by J. Tyndall -- Fin de siècle: The new century. The death of the Queen / by J.N. Lockyer
Control code
ocm00077775
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 510 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
77089137
Note
  • .
  • 099088 p
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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