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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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A Baidya-Bourgeois World: The Sociology of Braided Sciences

Projit Bihari Mukharji.

in Doctoring Traditions

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 16596 words.

This chapter provides a socio-historical profile of the main actors of the book. The chapter also argues that these reformers, all men, embodied bivalent identities. On the one hand they...

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W. & R. Chambers and the Market for Print

in Steam-Powered Knowledge

February 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 5581 words.

This chapter assesses the activities of W. & R. Chambers in the early days of their history. William Chambers and his younger brother Robert were booksellers who used the dead time in their...

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Intellectual Freedom

Matthew Stanley.

in Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon

November 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Science and Technology. 15821 words.

The previous chapter laid the foundation for the argument that the central controversy in the control of Victorian science education was not religion, but rather sectarianism and dogmatism....

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