, Volume 17, Issue 1–2, pp 165–170 | Cite as

Mapping the history of electricity

  • L. N. Kryzhanovsky
Short Communications


A mapping technique similar to that first used by J. D.Bernal and refined by E.Garfield is applied to the historiography of electrical science. The usefulness of this technique for the historical research of scientific ideas is shown using examples of major developments in the 17th and 18th centuries.


18th Century Mapping Technique Historical Research Major Development Scientific Idea 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. N. Kryzhanovsky
    • 1
  1. 1.The A. S. Popov Central Museum of TelecommunicationsLeningradUSSR

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