Jacob Moleschott - A Transnational Biography (eBook, PDF) - Meneghello, Laura
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This is the first academic biography of the scientist and politician Jacob Moleschott (1822-1893). Based on a vast range of primary sources in German, Italian, Dutch, French, and Latin, it not only sheds new light on the history of materialism in the natural sciences, but also shows the deep entanglement of science, politics, and popularization in 19th-century Europe. Applying new methods from cultural history and the history of science, Laura Meneghello focuses on processes of knowledge circulation, transnational mobility, and the role of translation in 19th-century science.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This is the first academic biography of the scientist and politician Jacob Moleschott (1822-1893). Based on a vast range of primary sources in German, Italian, Dutch, French, and Latin, it not only sheds new light on the history of materialism in the natural sciences, but also shows the deep entanglement of science, politics, and popularization in 19th-century Europe. Applying new methods from cultural history and the history of science, Laura Meneghello focuses on processes of knowledge circulation, transnational mobility, and the role of translation in 19th-century science.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: transcript Verlag
  • Erscheinungstermin: 30.11.2017
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9783839439708
  • Artikelnr.: 48844609
Autorenporträt
Laura Meneghello (PhD) is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of Modern European History of Knowledge and Communication at the University of Siegen. Her research foci are cultural and political history, the history of science and technology, as well as translation studies and the history of economics, infrastructure, and communication.