Media science before the Great War by Peter Broks

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Science -- Popular works.,
  • Science news.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Broks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ162 .B838 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL970438M
ISBN 100312160194
LC Control Number96007159

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The rise of the mass media and professional science makes the years before the Great War an important formative period in the history of popular science. Peter Broks explores the magazines of the time and uncovers the scientist as hero and villain; science for and against religion; animal biographies and a new empathy with nature; technology as evolutionary progress; utopian visions and Cited by: The rise of the mass media and professional science makes the years before the Great War an important formative period in the history of popular science.

Peter Broks explores the magazines of the time and uncovers the scientist as hero and villain; science for and against religion; animal biographies and a new empathy with nature; technology as evolutionary progress; utopian visions and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Introduction. The rise of the mass media and professional science makes the years before the Great War an important formative period in the history of popular science. Peter Broks explores the magazines of the time and uncovers the scientist as hero and villain; science for and against religion; animal biographies and a new empathy with nature; technology as evolutionary progress; utopian visions and.

The rise of the mass media and professional science makes the years before the Great War an important period in the history of popular science. This text explores the magazines of the time and uncovers the scientist as hero and villain, science for and against religion, and Utopian visions.

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