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1892

Krista Maglen.

in The English System

February 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 12059 words.

Chapter Three focuses on the cholera epidemic of 1892. Generally overlooked in histories of cholera or sanitation, this was the first epidemic to test the new ‘English System’ and the...

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| 1777–94 | 1777–94 A Childhood without Playing

Dan C. Christensen.

in Hans Christian Ørsted

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 4083 words.

This chapter is a narrative of his childhood in the provincial town of Rudkøbing, where his family owned a small pharmacy. He was educated together with his brother by a German wigmaker to...

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| 1820 | 1820 A Discovery by Chance?

Dan C. Christensen.

in Hans Christian Ørsted

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 5926 words.

Ørsted invites his father to the Royal Deer Park to celebrate his discovery of electromagnetism. The crucial experiment witnessed by erudite colleagues is explained. Kant's dynamical theory...

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“A Spiritual Morphology of Poetry”

Katharine A. Rodger.

in Breaking Through

May 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 4899 words.

The shortest of Edward F. Ricketts's three philosophical essays—the 1939 version reproduced in this chapter is a fourteen-page typescript—“A Spiritual Morphology of Poetry” represents an...

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“A Transformation for Migrants”

Verónica Martínez-Matsuda.

in Precarious Prescriptions

March 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 9534 words.

Veronica Martinez-Matsuda This chapter documents how the U.S. Farm Security Administration aimed to improve Mexican farmworkers’ dire health status through direct medical...

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| 1794–6 | 1794–6 A University without Science

Dan C. Christensen.

in Hans Christian Ørsted

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 5264 words.

The two brothers arrive in Copenhagen and enrol at the University, Hans Christian to specialize in physics and chemistry, although these disciplines were only taught as auxiliary subjects...

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“A Vision of the Future”:

Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain.

in Life on Display

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 17219 words.

Between the 1890s and the 1910s, a young generation of reformers inspired by a transnational movement known as “the New Museum Idea” agreed that natural history museums had a social...

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abacus

William David Ross and Michael Vickers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 98 words.

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Abandon current standards and accept new ones

David Chart.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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ABEL, Edward William (<i>born</i> 1931), Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, now Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Chemistry; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 279 words.

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