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Science  04 Dec 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5958, pp. 1347-1348
DOI: 10.1126/science.1183425

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Science for All The Popularization of Science in Early Twentieth-Century Britain by Peter J. Bowler University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2009. 351 pp. $45, £31. ISBN 9780226068633.

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Bowler argues that despite the professionalization of their disciplines, through the middle of the 20th century British scientists remained very active in writing about their work for general readers.