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Science lecturing in the eighteenth century

Science lecturing in the eighteenth century

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Special issue.

Statementguest editor: Alan Q. Morton.
SeriesThe British journal for the history of science -- vol.28 (1), no.96
ContributionsMorton, Alan Q.
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Open LibraryOL21278854M

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These lectures helped support a growing public interest in science, and inspired many members of society to study science as a hobby. Scientific lectures were part of a larger historical trend known as the lyceum movement.

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