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in Science and Salvation: Evangelical Popular Science Publishing in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226276472
eISBN:
9780226276465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226276465.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The transition from natural history to salvation could potentially be somewhat abrupt, so its success might depend on the extent to which the reader trusted the narrator. Since most of the writers ... More


The Traditional Whaling Trades, 1604-1914

Gordon Jackson

in The British Whaling Trade

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007398
eISBN:
9781786944658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.003.0101
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section of the journal provides a detailed history of the traditional whaling industry. Over the course of three centuries the techniques and technologies associated with whaling changed very ... More


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