:

product description page

Geography and Science in Britain 1831-1939 : A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of

Geography and Science in Britain 1831-1939 : A Study of the British Association for the Advancement of - image 1 of 1

About this item

This book examines the history and geography of science in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Britain and the British Empire. In considering the history and geography of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and the discipline of geography in local, national and imperial contexts, the book makes an important inter-disciplinary contribution. Attention is paid to the Association's workings, to geography as a civic science in Britain and overseas and to the connections between education and citizenship in a period of interwar 'crisis' for geography and for science.This volume will greatly extend the knowledge of the BAAS as a leading body for the promotion of science as a public good and will engage social and cultural historians, historians of science and of empire and those with interests in disciplinary history, notably historians of geography.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Charles W. J. Withers
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2017
TCIN: 51993406
UPC: 9781526116710
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-1357
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
$42.30
MSRPReg: $47.00 Save $4.70 (10% off)

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.