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Devant Le Deluge and Other Essays on Early Modern Scientific Communication

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Fifteen readable essays examine topics such as editorial policy in the early journals, the economic side of scientific publishing in the 17th and 18th centuries, aspects of journal indexing, early modern scientific networks, and the issues of authorship and authority. The whole constitutes a body of work that reveals both the richness and scope for further inquiry that has motivated Kronick for decades.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1 Nicolas de Blegny, Medical Journalist 2 Scientific Journal Publication in the Eighteenth Century 3 Studies of the Early Scientific Journals: The Basic Source Lists 4 Toward a Typology of the 17th and 18th Century Periodicals 5 Indexing of Early Scientific Periodicals on thd Index Catalogue 6 Authorship and Authority in the Scientific Periodicals of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 7 Literature of the Life Sciences: the Historical Background 8 Bibliographic Dispersion of Early Periodicals 9 Anonymity and Identity: Editorial Policy in the Early Scientific Journal 10 Notes on the Printing History of the Philosophical Transactions 11 Medical Publishing Societies in Eighteenth Century Britian 12 Economic Aspects of Scientific Journalism in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 13 Antecedants to and Influences on the Early Modern Scientific Journal... 14 Establishing Periodicity in Early Modern Scientific Communication: Almanacs, Newspapers and Journals 15 The Commerce of: Letters: Networks and Invisible Colleges in Early Modern Science

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David Kronick has been involved in studying these issues since he wrote his dissertation at the University of Chicago in 1956. He has spent the major part of his career working in University Medical Libraries and the National Library of medicine, and has had many opportunities to travel abroad to visit other libraries in the United Kingdom and on the continent.

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Fifteen readable essays examine topics such as editorial policy in the early journals, the economic side of scientific publishing in the 17th and 18th centuries, aspects of journal indexing, early modern scientific networks, and the issues of authorship and authority. The whole constitutes a body of work that reveals both the richness and scope for further inquiry that has motivated Kronick for decades. Wordtrade.Com ...collects 15 essays, many previously published in various journals between 1960 and 1994, that explore aspects of scientific journalism in the 17th and 18th centuries, before the "deluge" known as the information revolution...discusses such topics as the indexing of early scientific periodicals, authorship and authority, bibliographic dispersion of periodicals, medical publishing societies in Early Modern Britain, economic aspects of scientific journalism, and scientific networks of letter writing. Reference and Research Book News
EAN: 9780810850033
ISBN: 0810850036
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2004
Seitenanzahl: 346 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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