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A Scientific Rhetoric

Science  25 Oct 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5594, pp. 757
DOI: 10.1126/science.1076841

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Communicating Science. The Scientific Article from the 17th Century to the Present. Alan G. Gross, Joseph E. Harmon, and Michael Reidy. Oxford University Press, New York, 2002. 279 pp. $60, £45. ISBN 0-19-513454-0.

The authors examine aspects such as style, presentation of text and images, and argumentation in examples of papers drawn from the scientific literature in English, French, and German.