BOOK REVIEWS PREDICTIN G TH E WEATHER : VICTORIAN S AN D TH E SCIENC E O F METEOROLOG Y Katharine Anderson, 2005, 331 pp., $45.00, hardbound, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 0-226-01968-3 nderstanding how society, culture, and politics deed it may be affirmed of meteorology, with even influence scientific development is an important mor e truth than o f th e analogous science o f geology, Uaim o f th e history o f science. Although scientists that it recognizes neither political nor superficially often like to portray themselves as being above the physical divisions of land." However, unlike geol- fray o f everyday life, the path science takes, the ques- ogy—which could develop a complet e stratigraphic tions it asks, and the patronage that funds it are all colum n for the British Isles—meteorology could influenced by the culture in which it takes root. onl y treat a "microscopic" area of the atmosphere Historia n Katharine Anderson seeks to provide considerin g its scale of change (Archibald 1883, 405) . Archibald's claim was scientific, not political: just such a histor y in her boo k Predicting the Weather; which addresses the influence of Victorian-er a cul- meteorolog
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