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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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holmes, Richard
Dewey number
509.41/09033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.G4
LC item number
H65 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Discoveries in science
Label
The age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Joseph Banks in paradise -- Herschel on the moon -- Balloonists in heaven -- Herschel among the stars -- Mungo Park in Africa -- Davy on the gas -- Dr. Frankenstein and the soul -- Davy and the lamp -- Sorcerer and apprentice -- Young scientists
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxi, 552 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375422225
Lccn
2008049587
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1256937
  • (DLC) 2008049587
  • 1256937
Label
The age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science, Richard Holmes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Joseph Banks in paradise -- Herschel on the moon -- Balloonists in heaven -- Herschel among the stars -- Mungo Park in Africa -- Davy on the gas -- Dr. Frankenstein and the soul -- Davy and the lamp -- Sorcerer and apprentice -- Young scientists
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxi, 552 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375422225
Lccn
2008049587
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1256937
  • (DLC) 2008049587
  • 1256937

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