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    Museums and the Establishment of the History of Science at Oxford and Cambridge.J. A. Bennett - 1997 - British Journal for the History of Science 30 (1):29-46.
    In the Spring of 1944, an informal discussion took place in Cambridge between Mr. R. S. Whipple, Professor Allan Ferguson and Mr. F. H. C. Butler, concerning the formation of a national Society for the History of Science.This is the opening sentence of the inaugural issue of the Bulletin of the British Society for the History of Science, the Society's first official publication. Butler himself was the author of this outline account of the subsequent approach to the Royal Society, the (...)
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    Hooke and Wren and the System of the World: Some Points Towards An Historical Account.J. A. Bennett - 1975 - British Journal for the History of Science 8 (1):32-61.
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    George Biddell Airy and Horology.J. A. Bennett - 1980 - Annals of Science 37 (3):269-285.
    As Astronomer Royal from 1835 till 1881, G. B. Airy had a very important influence on nineteenth-century British astronomy. His personal qualities combined with his office to give him a position of great authority within the astronomical and general scientific communities, and his powers of organization and work on instrumentation transformed the Royal Observatory. A feature of Airy's work was an extensive interest in horology—particularly in astronomical regulators, marine chronometers and driving clocks for chronographs and equatorial telescopes. He was also (...)
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    Geometry and Surveying in Early-Seventeenth-Century England.J. A. Bennett - 1991 - Annals of Science 48 (4):345-354.
    In the late sixteenth century a number of mathematicians tried to introduce geometrical methods into surveying practice, to be based on simplified astronomical instruments, angle measurement, and triangulation. A measure of success is indicated by the acceptance of the simple theodolite, but the surveyors resisted such complex instruments as the altazimuth theodolite, recipiangle, and trigonometer. Counter-proposals, in particular the plane table, threatened to undermine the geometrical programme, but by the mid-seventeenth century a stable compromise had evolved. Among other things, the (...)
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  5. Poetry of the Passion: Studies in Twelve Centuries of English Verse.J. A. W. Bennett - 1982 - Religious Studies 18 (4):547-549.
     
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    The Mathematicians' Apprenticeship.J. A. Bennett - 1985 - British Journal for the History of Science 18 (2):212-218.
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    Essay Review: The Instrument Trade in Britain.J. A. Bennett - 1997 - Annals of Science 54 (2):197-206.
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    A Study of Parentalia, with Two Unpublished Letters of Sir Christopher Wren.J. A. Bennett - 1973 - Annals of Science 30 (2):129-147.
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    Benjamin Martin: Author, Instrument-Maker and "Country Showman": SupplementJohn R. MillburnRetailer of the Sciences: Benjamin Martin's Scientific Instrument Catalogues, 1756-1782John R. Millburn. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1987 - Isis 78 (4):637-638.
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  10. Essays on Gibbon.J. A. W. Bennett - 1980 - [S.N.].
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    Time in History: The Evolution of Our General Awareness of Time and Temporal Perspective, by G. J. Whitrow. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1990 - British Journal for the History of Science 23 (2):252-252.
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    Historical Instruments in Oceanography. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1984 - British Journal for the History of Science 17 (3):332-332.
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    History of Technology Anita McConnell, Historical Instruments in Oceanography. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1981. Pp. Iv + 51. ISBN 0-11-290324-X. £3.95. Anita McConnell, No Sea Too Deep: The History of Oceanographic Instruments. Bristol: Adam Hilger Ltd, 1982. Pp. Xiii + 162. ISBN 0-85274-416-1. £19.50. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1984 - British Journal for the History of Science 17 (3):332-332.
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    Instrumentos de Navegacion: Del Mediterraneo al Pacifico. Manuel Selles.J. A. Bennett - 1997 - Isis 88 (2):327-327.
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    Obituary R. E. W. Maddison (1901–93).J. A. Bennett - 1995 - Annals of Science 52 (3):306-306.
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    Sabino Maffeo, SJ, In the Service of Nine Popes: 100 Years of the Vatican Observatory, Translated by George V. Coyne, SJ. Rome: Specola Vaticana/Pontificia Academia Scientiarum, 1991. Pp. Xvi + 241. ISBN 88-7761-046-8. $24.95. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1993 - British Journal for the History of Science 26 (1):125-126.
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    Shorter Notices of Books Science and Music in Eighteenth-Century Bath. An Exhibition in the Holburne of Menstrie Museum, Bath, 22 September 1977–29 December 1977. By A. J. Turner, with the Assistance of I. D. Woodfield and Contributions by H. S. Torrens. Bath: University of Bath, 1977. Pp. Viii + 131. £1.50. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1979 - British Journal for the History of Science 12 (1):104-104.
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    The Invention of the TelescopeAlbert Van Helden.J. A. Bennett - 1979 - Isis 70 (4):601-602.
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    The Invisible World: Early Modern Philosophy and the Invention of the Microscope, by Catherine Wilson; The Microscope in the Dutch Republic: The Shaping of Discovery, by Edward G. Ruestow. [REVIEW]J. A. Bennett - 1998 - Minerva 36 (1):84-85.
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  20. Sciences at Harvard University: Historical Perspectives.C. A. Elliott, M. W. Rossiter & J. A. Bennett - 1994 - Annals of Science 51 (4):421-421.
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  21. The Correspondence of John Flamsteed, the First Astronomer Royal, Vol 1. 1666-1682.Eric G. Forbes, Lesley Murdin, Frances Willmoth & J. A. Bennett - 1997 - Annals of Science 54 (2):208-209.
  22. The Rise of Public Science: Rhetoric, Technology and Natural Philosophy in Newtonian Britain, 1660-1750.L. Stewart & J. A. Bennett - 1994 - Annals of Science 51 (5):555-555.
  23. Book Reviews-Astronomy, Cosmology, Space and Time-Astronomy Before the Telescope.C. Walker & J. A. Bennett - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (1):106-106.
     
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