Communities of Science in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

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Routledge, Aug 7, 2015 - History - 240 pages
Adelman challenges historians to reassess the relationship between science and society, showing that the unique situation in Victorian Ireland can nonetheless have important implications for wider European interpretations of the development of this relationship during a period of significant change.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Voluntary societies
11
2 University education
43
3 Agricultural improvement
71
4 Museums and exhibitions
101
5 Periodicals
131
Conclusion
161
Notes
171
Works Cited
199
Index
215
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