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- DescriptionVictorian Britain was full of excitement and debate about the new scientific ideas. In Science in Wonderland, Melanie Keene shows how Victorian writers used the medium of the fairy tale to bring chemistry, entomology, palaeontology, and evolution to young audiences.
- Author BiographyMelanie Keene is a historian of science for children, based at Homerton College, Cambridge. She has published several academic and popular articles on scientific books and objects from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, on topics from candles, pebbles, or cups of tea, to board games, toy sets, and model dinosaurs.
- Author(s)Melanie Keene
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication26/03/2015
- GenreScience: General & Reference
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content NoteApprox 25 black and white illustrations and an 8 page colour plate section
- Weight448 g
- Width144 mm
- Height223 mm
- Spine24 mm
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