Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 11 April 2002

280 Pages | 19 line illus & halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195134544

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (04)

Communicating Science

The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present

Alan G. Gross, Joseph E. Harmon, and Michael S. Reidy

This book describes the development of the scientific article from its modest beginnings to the global phenomenon that it has become today. The authors focus on changes in the style, organization, and argumentative structure of scientific communication over time. This outstanding resource is the definitive study on the rhetoric of science.