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The Resource The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes

The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes

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The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science
Title
The age of wonder
Title remainder
how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science
Statement of responsibility
Richard Holmes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
'The Age of Wonder' is Richard Holmes' first major work of biography for a decade. It has been inspired by the scientific ferment that swept through Britain at the end of the 18th century, and which Holmes now radically redefines as 'the revolution of Romantic science'
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StDuBDS
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1945-
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Holmes, Richard
Dewey number
  • 509.4'1'09033
  • 509.410903
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Banks, Joseph
  • Herschel, William
  • Davy, Humphry
  • Science
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Popular Science and Mathematics
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The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes
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Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780007441358
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 570 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007441358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. (some col.)
Label
The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9780007441358
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 570 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007441358
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. (some col.)

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