Book Volume 3 2010

Geographies of Science


ISBN: 978-90-481-8610-5 (Print) 978-90-481-8611-2 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Comparative Approaches

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Landscapes of Knowledge

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-34

      Global Knowledge?

  3. Mobilities and Centers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-35

    2. Chapter

      Pages 37-56

      A Geohistorical Study of “The Rise of Modern Science”: Mapping Scientific Practice Through Urban Networks, 1500–1900

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-93

      From Mediocrity and Existential Crisis to Scientific Excellence: Heidelberg University Between 1803 and 1932

    4. Chapter

      Pages 95-117

      Academic Travel from Cambridge University and the Formation of Centers of Knowledge, 1885–1954

  4. Designing Knowledge Spaces

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

    2. Chapter

      Pages 121-137

      Big Sciences, Open Networks, and Global Collecting in Early Museums

    3. Chapter

      Pages 139-150

      Is the Atrium More Important than the Lab? Designer Buildings for New Cultures of Creativity

    4. Chapter

      Pages 151-163

      Outer Space of Science: A Video Ethnography of Reagency in Ghana

    5. Chapter

      Pages 165-181

      The Making of Geographies of Knowledge at World’s Fairs: Morocco at Expo 2000 in Hanover

  5. Science and the Public

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

    2. Chapter

      Pages 185-197

      Geographies of Science and Public Understanding? Exploring the Reception of the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Britain and in Ireland, c.1845–1939

    3. Chapter

      Pages 199-216

      Testing Times: Experimental Counter-Conduct in Interwar Germany

    4. Chapter

      Pages 217-230

      NGOs, the Science-Lay Dichotomy, and Hybrid Spaces of Environmental Knowledge

    5. Chapter

      Pages 231-245

      Regulatory Science and Risk Assessment in Indian Country: Taking Tribal Publics into Account

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 247-264