A history of scientific & technical periodicals: the origins and development of the scientific and technical press, 1665-1790

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Scarecrow Press, 1976 - Science - 336 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Definitions of the Periodical
15
The Historical Background
33
Antecedent and Contemporary Forms of Communication and Their Influence on the Scientific Periodical
53
The Substantive Journal
77
Society Proceedings
118
The Abstract Journal
171
The Review Journal
184
Collections of Disputations Dissertations and other Academic Writings
219
Almanacs and Annuals
233
Scientific Literature and the General Periodical
244
Bibliographic Control of the Periodical Literature
259
Summary and Conclusions
278
Bibliography
287
Indexes
311
Copyright

The Collection
202

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