For Better or For Worse? Collaborative Couples in the by Annette Lykknes, Donald L. Opitz, Brigitte Van Tiggelen

By Annette Lykknes, Donald L. Opitz, Brigitte Van Tiggelen

In this quantity, a distinct set of foreign students learn the character of collaboration among lifestyles companions within the sciences, with specific cognizance to the ways that own dynamics can foster or inhibit medical perform. Breaking from conventional gender analyses which concentrate on divisions of work and the project of credits, the reviews scrutinize collaboration as a variable technique among companions residing within the 19th and 20th centuries who have been married and divorced, heterosexual and gay, aristocratic and working-class and politically correct and left. The participants examine circumstances formed through their specific geographical destinations, starting from retreat settings just like the English geographical region and Woods gap, Massachusetts, to school laboratories and concrete facilities in Berlin, Stockholm, Geneva and London. the quantity demonstrates how the phrases and meanings of collaboration, variably formed by means of disciplinary imperatives, cultural mores, and the company of the collaborators themselves, light up severe highbrow and institutional advancements within the smooth sciences.

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30 Fyfe, “Introduction” (ref. 1), p. xxv. -J. T. Sigrist Lindee, “The American Career” (ref. 2), pp. 14–15 (Table 1). Marc-Auguste Pictet, Bibliothe`que britannique, Sciences et Arts, 32 (1806), 363–383; Jean Jacques, “Petite chronique arche´ologique: une chimiste qui avait de la conversation – Jane Marcet (1769–1858),” Nouveau Journal de Chimie 10, 4–5 (1986), 209–211. 33 de la Rive, “Madame Marcet” (ref. 6), p. 462; Dufourt, “Une e´tude” (ref. 5), p. 21 (table). 34 [Alexander Marcet], Two Lectures on Electro-Chemistry, May 1809, Ms AGP.

40 More decisive than either partner’s single contribution, the complementarity between his chemical knowledge and her popular-science writing, energized within a supportive scientific and literary circle of friends, culminated in the making of a bestseller. -J. T. Sigrist Acknowledgments We would like to thank Digby Thomas and Danica Wishkovich for their assistance with the English version of our chapter, originally written in French, and the editors of this volume for their suggestions. We are also grateful to Prof.

For more than a century, literary and visual images of Lord Rayleigh have fed into a consistent construction of his scientific career as the product of individual genius ablaze within the modest workshops of his country home. Journalists, biographers, and historians have generally positioned his practice of countryhouse science as a leading emblem of a passing era of British individualistic science during the transformation of the sciences into professions. L. Opitz (*) DePaul University, 14 E.

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