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The Resource Science in wonderland : the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain, Melanie Keene

Science in wonderland : the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain, Melanie Keene

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Science in wonderland : the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain
Title
Science in wonderland
Title remainder
the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Keene
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a new perspective on Victorian scientific discoveries and inventions; includes a range of Victorian scientific fairy-tales and stories; looks at why fairies and their tales were chosen as an appropriate new form for capturing and presenting scientific and technological knowledge to young audiences; examines a range of scientific subjects, from palaeontology to entomology to astronomy.--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keene, Melanie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR468.S34
LC item number
K44 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairy tales
  • Children's literature
  • Science in literature
  • Great Britain
  • Children's literature
  • Fairy tales
  • Science in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Science in wonderland : the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain, Melanie Keene
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : nothing but the facts? -- Once upon a time -- Real fairy folk -- Familiar fairylands -- Wonderlands of evolution -- Through magic glasses -- Modern marvels -- Conclusion : stranger than fiction
Control code
905486278
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 227 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199662654
Lccn
2014950221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)905486278
Label
Science in wonderland : the scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain, Melanie Keene
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-224) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : nothing but the facts? -- Once upon a time -- Real fairy folk -- Familiar fairylands -- Wonderlands of evolution -- Through magic glasses -- Modern marvels -- Conclusion : stranger than fiction
Control code
905486278
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 227 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199662654
Lccn
2014950221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)905486278

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