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Buchwald, Jed

The Romance of Science: Essays in Honour of Trevor H. Levere

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Table of contents

1. Trevor Levere, Affinities That Matter
Ernie Hamm

2. Elements, Instruments, and Menstruums: Boerhaave’s Imponderable Fire Between Chemical Masterpiece and Physical Axiom
Victor D. Boantza

3. At the Medical Edge or, The Beddoes Effect
Larry Stewart

4. “Men of Letters” and “Men of Press Copies”: The Cultures of James Watt’s Copying Machine
David Philip Miller

5. Poetry, Chemistry, and Wisdom
David Knight

6. Facts or Fantasies in the Chemistry Lecture Theatre?
Robert G. W. Anderson

7. Poetry in War and War in Nature. From Vauban to Naturphilosophie to Clausewitz
Janis Langins

8. John Herschel’s Geology: The Cape of Good Hope in the 1830s
Gregory A. Good

9. More Food for Thought: Mill, Coleridge and the Dismal Science of Economics
Margaret Schabas

10. “These Can Not All Have an Interest for England”: Symmetry, Beauty and the Trouble with Romanticism in Britain
Gordon McOuat

11. Science Born of Poison, Fire and Smoke: Chemical Warfare and the Origins of Big Science
Andrew Ede

12. Politics, Morality, Innovation, and Misrepresentation in Physical Science and Technology
Jed Buchwald

13. Fishing an Extreme Environment: Science, Sovereignty and Hudson Bay
Jennifer Hubbard

14. Collectors, Displays and Replicas in Context: What We Can Learn from Provenance Research in Science Museums
David Pantalony

15. Context, Connections and Culture: The History of Science in Canada as a Field of Study
Suzanne Zeller

Keywords: History, History of Science, Food Science, Popular Science in Humanities / Arts

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Archimedes
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319584362
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-58435-5

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