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The Resource Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age, James A. Secord

Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age, James A. Secord

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Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age
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Visions of science
Title remainder
books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age
Statement of responsibility
James A. Secord
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eng
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ICU/DLC
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  • illustrations
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Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.G4
LC item number
S44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age, James A. Secord
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Visions of science : books and readers at the dawn of the Victorian age, James A. Secord
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-292) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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  • text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction -- Fantastic voyages : Humphry Davy's Consolations in travel -- The economy of intelligence : Charles Babbage's Reflections on the decline of science in England -- The conduct of everyday life : John Herschel's Preliminary discourse on the study of natural philosophy -- Mathematics for the million? : Mary Somerville's On the connexion of the physical sciences -- A philosophy for a new science : Charles Lyell's Principles of geology -- The problem of mind : George Combe's Constitution of man -- The torch of science : Thomas Carlyle's Sartor Resartus -- Epilogue
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xiii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226203287
Lccn
2014010721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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(OCoLC)874729231

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