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Meeting Places: Scientific Congresses and Urban Identity in Victorian Britain

Meeting Places: Scientific Congresses and Urban Identity in Victorian Britain( )
Author: Miskell, Louise
Series title:Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945 Ser.
ISBN:978-1-138-26710-7
Publication Date:Nov 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $62.95
Book Description:

The promotion of knowledge was a major preoccupation of the Victorian era and, beginning in 1831 with the establishment of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, a number of national bodies were founded which used annual, week-long meetings held each year in a different town or city as their main tool of knowledge dissemination. Historians have long recognised the power of 'cultural capital' in the competitive climate of the mid-Victorian years, as towns raced to equip...
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Book Details
Pages:204
Detailed Subjects: Education / General
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.143 x 9.2 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds



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