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The rhetoric of science in the evolution of American ornithological discourse

Author: John T Battalio
Publisher: Stamford, Conn. : Ablex Pub., ©1998.
Series: ATTW contemporary studies in technical communication, v. 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the rhetoric of science in the evolution of American ornithological discourse. It covers: the emergence of American ornithological discourse; discourse models for natural history and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Battalio
ISBN: 1567503950 9781567503951 1567503969 9781567503968
OCLC Number: 39085308
Description: xix, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction RECENT STUDIES RELEVANT TO AN ANALYSIS OF ORNITHOLOGICAL DISCOURSE Studies Within Specific Scientific Disciplines Rhetoric of Science Professionalization of Science Linguistic Studies Discourse Studies THE EMERGENCE OF AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL DISCOURSE: 1600 TO 1900 Craft Literature From Reading to Writing: Bird Listing Natural History for Its Own Sake Hints of Experimental Science: The Emergence of Systematics Beginnings of Professionalism in American Ornithology The Influence of British Ornithology The Birth of an American Ornithologists' Union DISCOURSE MODELS FOR NATURAL HISTORY AND EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCE Developing the Discourse Models Natural History Discourse Model Experimental Science Discourse Model A Schema for Ornithological Discourse DIACHRONIC CHANGES: THE DISCOURSE OF TRANSITION The Persistence of Natural History Discourse in American Ornithology The Discourse Schema Refined Discourse of Transition: From Amateur to Professional Writing Refining the Discourse Models: An Analysis of Discourse in Practice A HUNDRED YEARS OF AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGICAL DISCOURSE Historical Change in American Ornithological Discourse Linguistic Analysis of Ornithological Discourse Questions for Further Study SCIENTIFIC DISCOURSE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGY A Closer Look at the Four Periods of Ornithological Discourse Refining the Discourse Models Ornithology and Scientific Discourse Conclusion Appendices Notes References Author Index Subject Index
Series Title: ATTW contemporary studies in technical communication, v. 8.
Responsibility: by John T. Battalio.
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