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Making "Nature": The History of a Scientific Journal

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Making "Nature": The History of a Scientific Journal

By Melinda Baldwin

This book examines the history of Nature, today perhaps the world’s most prestigious scientific journal, from its foundation in 1869 to the present day. The book traces Nature’s development from its nineteenth-century origins as a popular science periodical, and analyzes Nature’s place in British science, its role in furthering (and limiting) scientific internationalism, and its function in the broader world ...Read more