Book ID: CBB000831315

Science and Technology in the Age of Hawthorne, Melville, Twain, and James: Thinking and Writing Electricity (2007)


Halliday, Sam (Author)

Palgrave Macmillan

Publication Date: 2007
Physical Details: x + 245 pp.; ill.; maps; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On the cultural significance of electricity; also includes discussions of other 19th-century American writers, scientists, social commentators, as well as some British authors.

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Authors & Contributors
Cucullu, Lois
Wright, John S
Scandura, Jani
Finger, Stanley
Thurtle, Phillip
Walsh, Lynda
Journal of Social History
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Journal of the History of the Neurosciences
Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington Press
State University of New York Press
Stanford University Press
Cambridge University Press
University of Alabama Press
Princeton University Press
Science and literature
Electricity; magnetism
Science and culture
Telegraph, wireless
Telegraphs; telephones
Melville, Herman
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne
James, Henry
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Poe, Edgar Allan
Whitman, Walt
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century, late
20th century
United States
Pacific Northwest (North America)
London (England)

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