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Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Domesticity and the Historiography of Science
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    Chapter 2 Botanizing at Badminton House: The Botanical Pursuits of Mary Somerset, First Duchess of Beaufort
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    Chapter 3 Gender and Space in Enlightenment Science: Madame Dupiéry’s Scientific Work and Network
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    Chapter 4 Darwin’s Home of Science and the Nature of Domesticity
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    Chapter 5 The Tensions of Homemade Science in the Work of Henderina Scott and Hertha Ayrton
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    Chapter 6 ‘My Daughters of Ceres’: Domestications of Agricultural Science Education for Women
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    Chapter 7 Gender and the Domestication of Wireless Technology in 1920s Pulp Fiction
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    Chapter 8 Contemporary Homemade Meteorological Science: Co-constructing the Home and Weather-Climate Knowledges in the UK
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    Chapter 9 Merchants, Scientists, and Artists: Scientific Families and Scientific Practice in Nineteenth-Century Greece
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    Chapter 10 Father, Son, and the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Otto Pettersson, Hans Pettersson, and the Early Twentieth-Century Inheritance of Oceanography
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    Chapter 11 The Laboratory Society: Science and the Family in Sweden, c.1900–1950
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    Chapter 12 Research Cooperation, Learning Processes, and Trust among Plant Scientists: Fictive Kinship, Academic Mobility, and Scientists’ Careers
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    Chapter 13 Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Family in the Knowledge Economy
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    Chapter 14 Afterword: Science and the Domestic Sphere in the Longue Durée
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Domesticity in the Making of Modern Science
Published by
Springer Nature, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/9781137492739
978-1-349-55902-2, 978-1-137-49273-9

Opitz, Donald L., Bergwik, Staffan, Van Tiggelen, Brigitte


Tiggelen, Brigitte van, Bergwik, Staffan, Opitz, Donald

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 14 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 4 29%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 29%
Professor 1 7%
Other 1 7%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 7%
Other 2 14%
Unknown 1 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 8 57%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 14%
Social Sciences 2 14%
Unknown 2 14%