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Ladies, gentlemen, and scientific publication at the Royal Society, 1945-1990
(2018-06-27) - Journal article
This paper extends the scholarship on gender and scientific authorship by exploring women’s involvement in editorial decision-making. Prior to 1945, women scientists could submit their work to the journals of the Royal ...
Commerce and philanthropy : the Religious Tract Society and the business of publishing
(2004) - Journal article
The reception of William Paley's Natural Theology in the University of Cambridge
(1997-09) - Journal article
A pre-history of ‘peer review’ : refereeing and editorial selection at the Royal Society
(2016-08-25) - Journal article
Despite being coined only in the early 1970s, ‘peer review’ has become a powerful rhetorical concept in modern academic discourse, tasked with ensuring the reliability and reputation of scholarly research. Its origins have ...
Conscientious workmen or booksellers' hacks? : the professional identities of science writers in the mid-nineteenth century
(2005-06) - Journal article
Existing scholarship on the debates over expertise in mid-nineteenth-century Britain has demonstrated the importance of popular writings on the sciences to definitions of scientific authority. Yet while men of science might ...
Steam and the landscape of knowledge : W. & R. Chambers in the 1830s–1850s
(Ashgate, 2010-04-28) - Book item
Science for Children
(Thoemmes Continuum, 2003-01-15) - Scholarly text
Facsimile reprints, with scholarly introductions, of: Aikin and Barbauld, Evenings at Home (1792-96); [S. Clark], Peter Parley's Wonders of the Earth, Sea and Sky (1837); [C. Williams] Wonders of the Waters (1842); [S.W. ...