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Science in the Nursery : The Popularisation of Science in Britain and France, 1761-1901

By: Talairach-Vielmas, Laurence.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9781443828291.Subject(s): Children’s literature, English -- History and criticism | Children’s literature, French -- History and criticism | Literature and science -- France -- History -- 18th century | Literature and science -- France -- History -- 19th century | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Science in the Nursery : The Popularisation of Science in Britain and France, 1761-1901DDC classification: 809.89282 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Summary: This edited collection aims to examine the popularisation of science for children in Britain and France from the middle of the eighteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. It compares and contrasts for the first time popular science works published at the same time in the two countries, focusing both on non-fictional and fictional texts. Starting when children?s literature emerged as a genre to the end of the nineteenth century it addresses the ways in which popular science for chil...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX

This edited collection aims to examine the popularisation of science for children in Britain and France from the middle of the eighteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. It compares and contrasts for the first time popular science works published at the same time in the two countries, focusing both on non-fictional and fictional texts. Starting when children?s literature emerged as a genre to the end of the nineteenth century it addresses the ways in which popular science for chil...

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