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Contents List of figures Acknowledgments List of Contributors 1. Dimensions of modelling Nick Hopwood and Soraya de Chadarevian PART I MODELLING AND ENLIGHTENMENT 2. Representing invention, viewing models Malcolm Baker 3. Plastic anatomies and artificial dissections Renato G. Mazzolini 4. Fish and ships: Models in the age of reason Simon Schaffer PART II DISCIPLINES AND DISPLAY 5. Modelling monuments and excavations Christopher Evans 6. Monsters at the Crystal Palace James A. Secord 7. Plastic publishing in embryology Nick Hopwood 8. Casting skin: Meanings for doctors, artists and patients Thomas Schnalke 9. Molecules and croquet balls Christoph Meinel 10. Mathematical models Herbert Mehrtens 11. Science, art and authenticity in natural history displays Lynn K. Nyhart PART III NEW MEDIA AND OLD 12. Models and the making of molecular biology Soraya de Chadarevian 13. Secrets hidden in 2-D: The economy as a hydraulic machine Mary S. Morgan and Marcel Boumans 14. From model kits to interactive computer graphics Eric Francoeur and Jérôme Segal COMMENTARIES 15. Three-dimensional models in philosophical perspective James Griesemer 16. Material models as visual culture Ludmilla Jordanova Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Communication in science, Visual communication, Geometrical models, Polyhedra Models