""Science in the Marketplace" offers an important overview of science and consumer culture in nineteenth-century Britain, with each author contributing something new to our understanding of the meaning and development of popular science. A history with a difference, it will be of wide appeal." --Angelique Richardson "British Journal for the History of Science "
About the Author
Aileen Fyfe is lecturer in the Department of History at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and the author of Science and Salvation, also published by the University of Chicago Press. Bernard Lightman is professor of humanities at York University, Toronto, editor of Victorian Science in Context and Isis, and the author of Victorian Popularizers of Science, all published by the University of Chicago Press.