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Morris, Peter J. T.

Science for the Nation

Morris, Peter J. T. - Science for the Nation, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Peter J. T. Morris

2. Infected by the Bacillus of Science: The Explosion of South Kensington
Robert Bud

3. The First Years: The Science Museum at War and Peace
Tom Scheinfeldt

4. The Science Museum and the Second World War
Thad Parsons

5. Ambition and Anxiety: The Science Museum, 1950–1983
Scott Anthony

6. Parallax Error? A Participant’s Account of the Science Museum, c.1980–c.2000
Timothy Boon

7. Waves of Change: How the Science Museum’s Library Rose, Fell and Rose Again
Nicholas Wyatt

8. ‘A Worthy and Suitable House’: The Science Museum Buildings and the Temporality of Space
David Rooney

9. Exhibiting Science: Changing Conceptions of Science Museum Display
Andrew Nahum

10. Beyond the Children’s Gallery: The Influence of Children on the Development of the Science Museum
Anna Bunney

11. ‘An Effective Organ of Public Enlightenment’: The Role of Temporary Exhibitions in the Science Museum
Peter J. T. Morris

12. Collecting for the Science Museum: Constructing the Collections, the Culture and the Institution
Robert Bud

13. Behind the Scenes: Housing the Collections
John Liffen

14. The International Context and the Context of Internationalism
Tom Scheinfeldt

15. Afterword: A Speech made at the Dinner to Celebrate the Centenary of the Science Museum on 11 June 2009 by Professor Chris Rapley CBE, Director of the Science Museum
Peter J. T. Morris

Keywords: History, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland, Social History, Cultural Heritage, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
371 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230283145
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31119-4

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