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Author Boulter, Michael Charles, author.

Title Bloomsbury scientists : science and art in the wake of Darwin / Michael Boulter.

Publication Info. London : UCL Press, 2017.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 175 pages) : illustrations
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Summary Bloomsbury Scientists is the story of the network of scientists and artists living in a square mile of London before and after World War I. This inspired group of men and women viewed creativity and freedom as the driving force behind nature, and each strove to understand this in their own inventive way. Their collective energy changed the social mood of the era and brought a new synthesis of knowledge to ideas in science and art. Class barriers were threatened as power shifted from the landed oligarchy to those with talent and the will to make a difference. A time of unexpected opportunities,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 162-172) and index.
Contents Two funerals, 1882-3 -- Lankester takes over, 1884-90 -- Eccentric campaigners, 1890s -- Insiders and outsiders, 1890s -- A new breed of professional, 1890-1904 -- A new breed of biologist, 1900-10 -- The rise of eugenics, 1901-14 -- Old habits die hard, 1901-14 -- Time passes, 1914-18 -- The one culture, 1920s and 1930s.
Note Print version record.
Subject Science -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Science -- Social aspects -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- Social aspects -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Art and science -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Art and science -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Science -- history.
Science in the Arts -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
ART -- History -- Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)
Art and science. (OCoLC)fst00815430
Science. (OCoLC)fst01108176
Science -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01108360
England. (OCoLC)fst01219920
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
In: OAPEN (Open Access Publishing in European Networks). OAPEN
Books at JSTOR: Open Access. JSTOR
Other Form: Print version: Boulter, Michael Charles. Bloomsbury scientists. [London] : UCL Press, [2017] 1787350061 (OCoLC)989701039
ISBN 9781787350076 (electronic bk.)
178735007X (electronic bk.)
9781787350045 (electronic bk.)
1787350045 (electronic bk.)
9781787350069 (hardback)
1787350061 (hardback)
9781787350052 (paperback)
1787350053 (paperback)
Standard No. AU@ 000060824117
GBVCP 1008668761
UKMGB 018410721

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