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CONTENTS List of Illustrations Notes on contributors Preface (Faidra Papanelopoulou, Agustí Nieto-Galan, and Enrique Perdiguero) Chapter 1: Rethinking the History of Science Popularisation/Popular Science (Jonathan Topham) Chapter 2: The Historiography of Science Popularisation: Reflections inspired by the Italian case (Paola Govoni) Chapter 3: Women and the Popularisation of Botany in Early nineteenth-century Portugal: The Marquise of Alorna¿s Botanical Recreations (Palmira Fontes da Costa) Chapter 4: Science for the People. The Belgian Encyclopédie populaire and the Constitution of a National Science Mouvement. (Geert Vanpaemel and Brigitte Van Tiggelen) Chapter 5: Circumventing the ¿elusive quarries¿ of Popular Science: the Communication and Appropriation of Ganot¿s Physics in Nineteenth-century Britain (Josep Simon) Chapter 6: The Circulation of Energy: Thermodynamics, National Culture, and Social Progress in Spain, 1868-1890 (Stefan Pohl) Chapter 7: Electrical Adventures and Natural Wonders: Exhibitions, Museums and Gardens in Nineteenth Century Denmark (Rikke Schmidt Kjaergaard) Chapter 8: Genres of Popular Science: Urania and the Scientific Theater (G bor Pallo) Chapter 9: The Popularisation of Astronomy in Early-Twentieth century Sweden: Aims and Motives (Johan Kärnfelt) Chapter 10: Physicians as a Public for the Popularisation of Medicine in Interwar Catalonia: The Monografies Mèdiques series (Enrique Perdiguero, José Pardo-Tomàs, and Àlvar Martínez-Vidal) Chapter 11: With or Without Scientists. Reporting on Human Genetics in the Spanish Newspaper El País, 1976-2006 (Matiana Gonz lez-Silva) Concluding Remarks (Faidra Papanelopoulou, Agustí Nieto-Galan and Enrique Perdiguero) Selected bibliography General index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Science news -- Europe, Western -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- Europe, Western -- History.
Popular culture -- Europe, Western -- History.