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Patronage, practice, and the culture of American science

Alexander Dallas Bache and the U.S. Coast Survey

by Hugh Richard Slotten

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • united States
    • Subjects:
    • Bache, A. D. 1806-1867 -- Influence.,
    • Science -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.,
    • Science -- united States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Physicists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-222) and index.

      StatementHugh Richard Slotten.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ175.52.U5 S57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1398623M
      ISBN 100521433959
      LC Control Number93006230

      E.U. Weber, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociocultural Studies. In Douglas and Wildavsky's () cultural theory, risk perception is viewed as a collective phenomenon by which members of different cultures selectively attend to different categories of culture selects some risks for attention and chooses to ignore others.   The book touches on a number of critical issues in digital learning, from the role of remix culture to the importance of tinkering and experimentation in creating, not merely acquiring, knowledge. Central to its premise is the idea that play is critical to understanding learning — a .

      Chapter Encounter and Confrontation: The Impact of Increasing Global Interaction The Spanish in the Americas West African Culture and the Portuguese India and Europe: Cross-Cultural Connections China: The Ming Dynasty () Japan: Court Patronage and Spiritual Practice; Chapter The culture wars have not ended, and cultural analysis is inevitably involved. But if the goal is to maximize educational outcomes rather than score debating points, we can improve on past conflict. The case of science. The interaction between cultural analysis and science involves another tension, though probably one more easily healed or.

      Religion, human beings’ relation to that which they regard as holy, sacred, absolute, spiritual, divine, or worthy of especial reverence. Worship, moral conduct, right belief, and participation in religious institutions are among the constituent elements of the religious life. The military funding of science has had a powerful transformative effect on the practice and products of scientific research since the early 20th century. Particularly since World War I, advanced science-based technologies have been viewed as essential elements of a successful military.. World War I is often called "the chemists’ war", both for the extensive use of poison gas and the.


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Coast Survey. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, In this text, Dr Slotten explores the institutional and cultural history of science in the United States. Drawing on the most recent findings in many fields, the contributors to the volume shine new light on the broad reach of the Cecils’ patronage.

Their building program was the most spectacular of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, and many examples—including Burghley House and Hatfield House—survive today.

The book Science as Practice and Culture, Edited by Andrew Pickering is published by University of Chicago Press. Informed by currents in sociology, cultural anthropology, and literary theory, Galileo, Courtier is neither a biography nor a conventional history of science.

In the court of the Medicis and the Vatican, Galileo fashioned both his career and his Patronage to the demands of patronage and its complex systems of wealth, power, and prestige. Biagioli argues that Galileo’s courtly role was integral.

cultural funding, when public, is largely at the local level. Most important, support for culture is for the most part a private-sector responsibility in the American system of cultural patronage.

As not-for-profit (C) (3)s, cultural institutions are exempt from income, sales and. Page 37 - Stand at Cumberland Gap and watch the procession of civilization, marching single file — the buffalo following the trail to the salt springs, the Indian, the fur-trader and hunter, the cattle-raiser, the pioneer farmer — and the frontier has passed by.

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Beschloss Thomas Jefferson The Art of Power J. Meacham. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.

In the history of art, arts patronage refers to the support that kings, popes, and the wealthy have provided to artists such as musicians, painters, and sculptors. It can also refer to the right of bestowing offices or church benefices, the business given to a store by a.

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General Overviews. Early studies on patronage, such as Chamberstend to reiterate the Burkhardtian endorsement of the use of culture to project an intellectual affinity on the part of a learned patron, such as Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, with the agendas of humanism and enlightened creativity, or mecenatismo (derived from the name of the ancient Roman patron Maecenas).

In this new book, he draws upon classical studies, biblical studies, modern cultural anthropology, Christian theology, and his own (and others') first-hand missionary experience, offering a comprehensive introduction to patronage in ancient and modern contexts and its implications for biblical theology and missionary s: Culture is the shared ideas, meanings, and values acquired by individuals as members of society.

It is socially learned, not genetically transmitted, and often influences us unconsciously. Human beings learn through social means—through interactions with others as well as through the products of culture such as books and television (IOM, ). It is difficult for the reviewer to do justice to the extraordinary range of this book, in its materials and in its arguments.

After a terrific analysis of what it meant to be a scientist at the Medici court, Biagioli moves on to an equally terrific discussion of academic life in papal Rome, with emphasis on the boom-and-bust mobility and instability of cultural life in a city that waited upon.

A cultural history is thus a record of the conditions that produced all kinds of innovation and of the behavior of individuals as they responded to those conditions. The thesis this book argues is that American culture is essentially a peculiar mixture of Christianity, capitalism.

George Washington Did It. Still, patronage is an emotional issue and has its ardent defenders. In their argument to the Court, lawyers for Gov.

Jim Edgar of Illinois, a. Patronage definition, the financial support or business provided to a store, hotel, or the like, by customers, clients, or paying guests. See more. Biagioli argues that Galileo's courtly role was integral to his science--the questions he chose to examine, his methods, even his conclusions.

Galileo, Courtier is a fascinating cultural and social history of science highlighting the workings of power, patronage, and credibility in the development of science. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Philip Johnson’s Nazi past was probably the worst-kept secret in New York, but it wasn’t the only piece of the superstar architect’s character that was reprehensible.

His Nazi affiliation.What follows is an essay in comparative cultural policymaking, that is, an effort to explore systematically the varieties of ways in which the arts are supported in four nations that represent distinct models of public patronage: France, Germany, Norway, and Canada.Also for the first time, many people could read the same books and be exposed to the same ideas at the same time, giving rise to mass media and mass culture.

Science was revolutionized as well. For example, standardized, widely dispersed texts meant that scientists in Italy were exposed to the theories and discoveries of scientists in England.