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“An invigorating display of the assets that a consideration of print culture can bring. Provides vivid, realistic, and provocative readings of scientific concepts and actors that are otherwise difficult to come by.” --—Katherine Pandora, University of Oklahoma
“A valuable and useful contribution to a significantly underexplored field.” --—Jonathan Topham, co-editor of Culture and Science in the Nineteenth-Century Media
About the Author
Rima D. Apple is professor emerita of interdisciplinary studies in human ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is author of Mothers and Medicine: A Social History of Infant Feeding, 1890-1950. Gregory J. Downey is professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the School of Library and Information Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is author of Closed Captioning: Subtitling, Stenography, and the Digital Convergence of Text with Television. Stephen L. Vaughn is professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UW-Madison and editor of the Encyclopedia of American Journalism.