A Companion to the History of American Science

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Georgina M. Montgomery, Mark A. Largent
John Wiley & Sons, 2015 - Science - 692 pages
Agricultural sciences / Samantha Noll -- Anthropology / Adrian Young -- Astronomy and astrophysics / Peter J. Susalla -- Chemistry / Ann E. Robinson -- Computer science / Stephanie Dick -- Conservation biology / Christian C. Young -- Economics / Ross B. Emmett -- Experimental psychology / Jim Wynter Porter -- Genetics / Melinda Gormley -- Geophysics / Matthew Shindell -- Marine biology / Samantha Muka -- Medical genetics / Andrew J. Hogan -- Metrology and atmospheric science / James Bergman -- Molecular and cellular biology / Lijing Jiang -- Nuclear, high energy, and solid state physics / Joseph D. Martin -- Nutrition / Jessica Mudry -- Paleoanthropology / Matthew R. Goodrum -- Paleontology / Paul D. Brinkman -- Ecology / Gina Rumore -- Sociobiology and evolutionary psychology / Abraham H. Gibson and Michael Ruse -- Sociology / Sebastián Gil-Riaño -- Space and planetary sciences / Erik M. Conway -- Biotechnology / Nathan Crowe -- Darwinism / Adam M. Goldstein -- Science education / Adam R. Shapiro -- Environmental science / Daniel Zizzamia -- The american eugenics movement / Christine Neejer -- Evolution and creation debates / Arthur Ward -- Field and laboratory / Jeremy Vetter -- Gender and science / Donald L. Opitz -- The germ theory / Jacob Steere-Williams -- Instruments / Sara J. Schechner -- Science and literature / Stephan Rachman -- Museums / Amy Kohout -- Natural history / Pamela M. Henson -- Nature study / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- Science and policy / Kevin C. Elliot -- Popularizing science / Constance Areson Clark -- Science and postcolonialism / Banu Subramanian -- Racial science / Robert Bernasconi -- Relativity in america, daniel kennefick -- Science and religion / Mark A. Waddell -- Sex and science / Miriam G. Ruemann -- Zoos and aquariums / Christian C. Young

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I read Constance Areson Clark's essay, “Popularizing Science.” Discussing the popularizing of science, Clark writes, “Americans evinced a strong interest in science and natural history. An energetic ... Read full review

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