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Energy and Empire - A biographical study of Lord Kelvin

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1st edition
Very good condition with little to no shelf wear. Has original dust jacket
'Energy and Empire' is a definitive biographical study of Lord Kelvin, the most famous mathematical physicist of nineteenth-century Britain. As part of this study, it delivers on a speculation long entertained by historians of science, that Victorian physics expressed in its very content the industrial society that produced it. This meticulously researched contextual biography of an eminent scientist will be of interest to historians of science and technology; intellectual , social and economic historians; physicists; engineers; geologists; and philosophers of science.

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Author(s):
Smith, Crosbie and Norton Wise, M
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521261732
ISBN-13:
9780521261739
Number of pages:
866
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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1st edition
Very good condition with little to no shelf wear. Has original dust jacket
'Energy and Empire' is a definitive biographical study of Lord Kelvin, the most famous mathematical physicist of nineteenth-century Britain. As part of this study, it delivers on a speculation long entertained by historians of science, that Victorian physics expressed in its very content the industrial society that produced it. This meticulously researched contextual biography of an eminent scientist will be of interest to historians of science and technology; intellectual , social and economic historians; physicists; engineers; geologists; and philosophers of science.

Author(s):
Smith, Crosbie and Norton Wise, M
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521261732
ISBN-13:
9780521261739
Number of pages:
866
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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