A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV Since 1930

A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV Since 1930

By: A. Bowdoin Van Riper (author)Hardback

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In this first in-depth study of how historic scientists and inventors have been portrayed on screen, A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 catalogs nearly 300 separate performances and includes essays on the screen images of more than 80 historic scientists, inventors, engineers, and medical researchers.

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About Author

A. Bowdoin Van Riper is a historian, whose research focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of modern science and technology. He is the author or editor of five books, including Science in Popular Culture (2002) and Rockets and Missiles: The Life Story of a Technology (2007).

Contents

Introduction Section 1: Antiquity through Enlightenment Section 2: The Nineteenth Century Section 3: The Twentieth Century to 1945 Section 4: The Twentieth Century After 1945

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780810881280
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 342
  • ID: 9780810881280
  • weight: 671
  • ISBN10: 0810881284

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