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On the frontier of science : an American rhetoric of exploration and exploitation

Author: Leah Ceccarelli
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2013]
Series: Rhetoric and public affairs series.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Ceccarelli
ISBN: 1611861004 9781611861006
OCLC Number: 830202415
Description: viii, 210 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: History of the frontier of science metaphor --
The frontier metaphor in public speeches by American scientists --
The dangers of bioprospecting on the frontier : the rhetoric of Edward O. Wilson's biodiversity appeals --
Biocolonialism and human genomics research : the frontier mapping expedition of Francis Collins --
Reframing the frontier of science : George W. Bush's stem cell rhetoric.
Series Title: Rhetoric and public affairs series.
Responsibility: Leah Ceccarelli.
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"An outstanding model of what the next generation of rhetorical criticism can contribute to society. In exploring the crucial roles that the frontier metaphor has played in advancing and delimiting Read more...

 
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