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The development of science and technology in nineteenth-century Britain : the importance of Manchester /
Donald Cardwell ; edited by Richard L. Hills.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2003.
xx, 320 p. in various paginations : ill.
086078908X (alk. paper)
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Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2003.
086078908X (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Donald Cardwell's interest in the inter-relationships between science, technology, education and society are exemplified in the selection of his studies and essays brought together here. The first section deals with the rise of scientific education in Britain, comparing it with that on the Continent. The next studies explore the development of the scientific understanding of power, especially steam power, and its application in the new technologies of the Industrial Revolution. The final section looks at learned societies, and in particular at Manchester, making explicit a theme running through many of the articles - the reasons why science, society and education came together to make this city what he called 'the centre of the industrial revolution'.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. x
Donald Stephen Lowell Cardwellp. xi
Select Bibliographyp. xvii
Science, Technology and Education
The Development of Scientific Research in Modern Universities: a Comparative Study of Motives and Opportunities: Scientific Change, ed. A.C. Crombie. London: Heinemann, 1963p. 661
Reflections on Some Problems in the History of Science: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Memoirs and Proceedings 106 (1963-64). Manchester, 1964p. 108
The Academic Study of the History of Technology: History of Science 7. Cambridge, 1968p. 112
Science, Technology and Industry: The Ferment of Knowledge: Studies in the Historiography of Eighteenth-Century Science, ed. G.S. Rousseau and R. Porter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980p. 449
The Two-Way Mirror: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Manchester Memoirs 131 (1991-93). Manchester, 1994p. 5
Power Technologies, Thermodynamics and Electricity
Power Technologies & Advance of Science, 1700-1825: Technology and Culture VI, No. 2. Baltimore, MD, 1965p. 188
Power and Textiles in the Industrial Revolution: L'Acquisition des Techniques par les Pays Non-Initiateurs, Colloques Internationaux du C.N.R.S. No. 538, paper presented at a conference at Pont-a-Mousson, 28 Juin-5 Juillet 1970 in conjunction with the International Cooperation in the History of Technology Committeep. 33
Thermodynamics and Practical Engineering in the Nineteenth Century (In collaboration with Richard L. Hills): History of Technology I. London, 1976p. 1
Science and Technology: the Work of James Prescott Joule: Technology and Culture, 17, No. 4. Chicago, 1976p. 674
Science and the Steam Engine in the Early Nineteenth Century Reconsidered: Transactions of the Newcomen Society 49 (1977-78). London, 1979p. 111
Industry, Thermodynamics and Society in the Nineteenth Century: Entropie 18 (H.S.) 1-104. Paris, 1982, pp. 13-20p. 1
Steam Engine Theory in the 19th Century: from Duty to Thermal Efficiency; from Parkes to Sankey: Transactions of the Newcomen Society 65 (1993-94). London, 1995p. 117
On Michael Faraday, Henry Wilde, and the Dynamo: Annals of Science 49. London, 1992p. 479
The Importance of Manchester
Science and the European Tragedies: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Memoirs and Proceedings, Vol. 118. Manchester, 1975-76p. 22
The Patronage of Science in Nineteenth-Century Manchester: The Patronage of Science in the Nineteenth Century, ed. G.L'E. Turner. Leyden: Noordhoff International Publishing, 1976p. 95
Two Centuries of the Manchester Lit. & Phil.: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Manchester Memoirs 1 (1980-81). Manchester, 1982p. 122
They Made Manchester: 11th Cockroft Lecture, Manchester Technology Association, Diamond Jubilee Issue (1925-85). Manchester, 1984, pp. 18-24p. 1
Thoughts on Voluntary Scientific Societies from the Time of de Megalhaes to the Present Day: Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Manchester Memoirs 130 (1990-91). Manchester, 1992p. 24
Index of Peoplep. 1
General Indexp. 1
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