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Title Geographies of science / Peter Meusburger, David N. Livingstone, Heike Jons, editors.
Imprint Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2010.

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Series Knowledge and space ; v. 3
Knowledge and space ; v. 3.
Subject Science -- Social aspects -- History.
Science -- Study and teaching -- History.
Architecture and science.
Geography -- Social aspects.
Science and civilization.
Science museums -- History.
Science -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Meusburger, Peter.
Livingstone, David N., 1953-
Jöns, Heike, 1973-
Klaus Tschira Stiftung.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 264 pages) : illustrations, maps.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Interdisciplinary geographies of science / Heike Jons, David N. Livingstone, and Peter Meusburger -- Landscapes of knowledge / David N. Livingstone -- Global knowledge? / Nico Stehr -- A geohistorical study of "the rise of modern science" : mapping scientific practice through urban networks, 1500-1900 / Peter J. Taylor, Michael Hoyler, and David M. Evans -- From mediocrity and existential crisis to scientific excellence : Heidelberg University between 1803 and 1932 / Peter Meusburger and Thomas Schuch -- Academic travel from Cambridge University and the formation of centers of knowledge, 1885-1954 / Heike Jons -- Big sciences, open networks, and global collecting in early museums / Dominik Collet -- Is the atrium more important than the lab? : designer buildings for new cultures of creativity / Albena Yaneva -- Outer space of science : a video ethnography of reagency in Ghana / Wesley M. Shrum, Ricardo B. Duque, and Marcus Antonius Ynalvez -- The making of geographies of knowledge at world's fairs : Morocco at Expo 2000 in Hanover / Alexa Farber -- Geographies of science and public understanding? : exploring the reception of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Britain and in Ireland, c. 1845-1939 / Charles W.J. Withers -- Testing times : experimental counter-conduct in interwar Germany / Alexander Vasudevan -- NGOs, the science-lay dichotomy, and hybrid spaces of environmental knowledge / Sally Eden -- Regulatory science and risk assessment in Indian country : taking tribal publics into account / Ryan Holifield.
Summary This collection of essays aims to further the understanding of historical and contemporary geographies of science. It offers a fresh perspective on comparative approaches to scientific knowledge and practice as pursued by geographers, sociologists, anthropologists and historians of science.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789048186112
ISBN/ISSN 9786612927355
OCLC # 663096983
Additional Format Print version: Geographies of science. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2010 9789048186105 9048186102 (OCoLC)471803593

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