Popularizing Science and Technology in the European by Faidra Papanelopoulou,Agustí, Dr Nieto-Galan,Enrique, Dr

By Faidra Papanelopoulou,Agustí, Dr Nieto-Galan,Enrique, Dr Perdiguero,Faidra, Dr Papanelopoulou

The overwhelming majority of eu international locations have by no means had a Newton, Pasteur or Einstein. consequently a old research in their medical tradition has to be greater than the quest for nice luminaries. reports of the methods technology and know-how have been communicated to the general public in nations of the ecu outer edge delivers a beneficial perception into the mechanisms of the appropriation of medical principles and technological practices around the continent.

The members to this quantity each one take as their concentration the popularization of technological know-how in international locations at the margins of Europe, who within the 19th and 20th centuries can be appeared to have had a susceptible medical tradition. a number of clinical genres and boards for providing technology within the public sphere are analysed, together with botany and girls, educating and popularizing physics and thermodynamics, clinical theatres, nationwide and overseas exhibitions, botanical and zoological gardens, renowned encyclopaedias, well known medication and astronomy, and genetics within the press. every one subject is located firmly in its ancient and geographical context, with neighborhood reviews of advancements in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Denmark, Belgium and Sweden.

Popularizing technological know-how and know-how within the eu outer edge offers us with a desirable perception into the historical past of technological know-how within the public sphere and should give a contribution to a greater knowing of the circulate of medical knowledge.

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