Public Understanding of Science

A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas

By David Knight

© 2011 – Routledge

232 pages

Purchasing Options:
Paperback: 9780415591676
pub: 2011-02-07
US Dollars$54.95
Hardback: 9780415206389
pub: 2006-08-02
US Dollars$170.00

About the Book

Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how the successes and failures of our ancestors can help us understand the position science comes to occupy now.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Modern
SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects