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The Resource The era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program, edited by Lilla Vekerdy

The era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program, edited by Lilla Vekerdy

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The era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program
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The era of experiments and the age of wonder
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scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program
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edited by Lilla Vekerdy
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eng
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DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Vekerdy, Lilla,
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A Smithsonian contribution to knowledge
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Communication in learning and scholarship
  • Communication in learning and scholarship
  • Science
  • Technology
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The era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program, edited by Lilla Vekerdy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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text
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Contents
About Smithsonian libraries -- Preface / Nancy E. Gwinn -- Scientific expansion in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. Romantic science : on writing the age of wonder / Richard Holmes ; Learned societies and the birth of American science / Marc Rothenberg ; Agents of exchange : origins of scholarly communication in nineteenth-century America / Nancy E. Gwinn -- The Dibner Library as scholarly resource. Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology / Lilla Verkerdy ; The history of the Resident Scholar Program at the Smithsonian libraries / Lilla Verkerdy ; Using mathematical treasures from the Dibner Library / Peggy Aldrich Kidwell ; Bern Dibner's way of collecting and its importance for scholars / Pamela O. Long ; Utilizing Dibner resources at the National Air and Space Museum / David Devorkin -- The case of the "forgotten" telescope / Steven C. Turner
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907931367
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 87 pages
Isbn
9781935623830
Lccn
2015015630
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations (some color)
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(OCoLC)907931367
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The era of experiments and the age of wonder : scientific expansion from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries : proceedings of the symposium in honor of the reopening of the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology, and the Smithsonian Libraries' Resident Scholar Program, edited by Lilla Vekerdy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About Smithsonian libraries -- Preface / Nancy E. Gwinn -- Scientific expansion in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. Romantic science : on writing the age of wonder / Richard Holmes ; Learned societies and the birth of American science / Marc Rothenberg ; Agents of exchange : origins of scholarly communication in nineteenth-century America / Nancy E. Gwinn -- The Dibner Library as scholarly resource. Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology / Lilla Verkerdy ; The history of the Resident Scholar Program at the Smithsonian libraries / Lilla Verkerdy ; Using mathematical treasures from the Dibner Library / Peggy Aldrich Kidwell ; Bern Dibner's way of collecting and its importance for scholars / Pamela O. Long ; Utilizing Dibner resources at the National Air and Space Museum / David Devorkin -- The case of the "forgotten" telescope / Steven C. Turner
Control code
907931367
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xi, 87 pages
Isbn
9781935623830
Lccn
2015015630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)907931367

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