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


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 264 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Knowledge and space ; v. 3
Knowledge and space ; v. 3.
Contents Interdisciplinary geographies of science / Heike Jöns, 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 Jöns -- 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 Färber -- 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Science -- Social aspects -- History
Science -- Study and teaching -- History
Architecture and science.
Geography -- Social aspects
Science and civilization.
Science museums -- History
Science -- Exhibitions.
SCIENCE -- Essays.
SCIENCE -- Nanoscience.
SCIENCE -- Reference.
Architecture and science.
Geography -- Social aspects.
Science and civilization.
Science museums.
Science -- Social aspects.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung
Ruimtelijke aspecten.
Genre/Form exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Exhibition catalogs.
Catalogues d'exposition.
Form Electronic book
Author Meusburger, Peter
Livingstone, David N., 1953-
Jöns, Heike, 1973-
Klaus Tschira Stiftung.
LC no. 2010922067
ISBN 9789048186112