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Science in the nursery : the popularisation of science in Britain and France, 1761-1901 / edited by Laurence Talairach-Vielmas.

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Subject: Literature and science > Great Britain > History > 18th century.
Literature and science > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Literature and science > France > History > 18th century.
Literature and science > France > History > 19th century.
Children's literature, English > History and criticism.
Children's literature, French > History and criticism.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781443828291
  • ISBN: 1443828297
  • ISBN: 1283142716
  • ISBN: 9781283142717
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 309 pages :) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary: This edited collection aims to examine the popularisation of science for children in Britain and France from the middle of the eighteenth century to the end of the Victorian period. It compares and contrasts for the first time popular science works published at the same time in the two countries, focusing both on non-fictional and fictional texts. Starting when children?s literature emerged as a genre to the end of the nineteenth century it addresses the ways in which popular science for chil ...
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