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Nature TranslatedAlexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain$
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Alison E. Martin

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781474439329

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.001.0001

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Nature Translated

Alison E. Martin

Edinburgh University Press

Straddling comparative literary and cultural studies and the history of science, this chapter insists on the importance of translation to the scientific culture of early- to mid-nineteenth-century Britain. It emphasises the centrality of women to the translation of Humboldt’s work for a British readership and explores more generally the reception of his work by the British critical press.

Keywords:   Alexander von Humboldt, 19th-century British Science, 19th-century Scientific Publishing, Gender and Science, Popularising Scientific Knowledge

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