From Jesuit letters to science blogs: the diversity of voices and ways of reporting scientific knowledge in Brazil Part II – 1808-1950
Keywords:Science dissemination, Science journalism, History of Brazil, Newspapers., Magazines
Based on online collections of newspapers and historical publications, this retrospective exposes the diversity of actors - religious, travelers, lawyers, agronomists, botanists, zoologists, physicists, mathematicians, doctors, professional journalists and bloggers - and printed forms - letters, books, newspapers, magazines, blogs – involved in the dissemination of knowledge about zoology, botany, anthropology and agriculture in Brazil since the 16th century. This second of the three parts presents the newspapers that dealt with science and technology (mainly agriculture), the construction of the news through coverage of the passage of Venus before the Sun, in December 1874, and prolific science writers – Manoel Ferreira de Araújo Guimarães, João Tibiriçá Piratininga, Eurico Santos, José Reis, Frederico Carlos Hoehne, Rômulo Argentière and others – from 1808 to 1950.
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