Science & Education

, Volume 24, Issue 7–8, pp 1039–1042 | Cite as

Revolutions in Print

James A. Secord: Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014, 306 pp, Price: £18.99, ISBN: 9780199675265 (hardback)
Book Review


  1. Crowe Michael, J. (2004). Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, first baronet (1792–1871). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press; online edn, May 2009. Accessed October 5 2014 (
  2. Secord, J. A. (2000). Victorian sensation: The extraordinary publication, reception and secret authorship of vestiges of the natural history of creation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for the History and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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