Journals Higher Education



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Published: 26 May 2015

256 Pages | Approx 25 black and white illustrations and an 8 page colour plate section

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199662654

Bookseller Code (06)

Science in Wonderland

The scientific fairy tales of Victorian Britain

Melanie Keene

  • Presents a new perspective on Victorian scientific discoveries and inventions
  • Includes a range of Victorian scientific fairy-tales and stories
  • Looks at why fairies and their tales were chosen as an appropriate new form for capturing and presenting scientific and technological knowledge to young audiences
  • Examines a range of scientific subjects, from palaeontology to entomology to astronomy