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Science and scientists in the nineteenth century

Murray, Robert H.

Science and scientists in the nineteenth century

by Murray, Robert H.

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Published by The Sheldon press, The Macmillan co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientists -- Biography.,
  • Science -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Medicine -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 409-425.

    Statementby the Rev. Robert H. Murray ... with an introduction by Sir Oliver Lodge ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ141 .M8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 450 p.
    Number of Pages450
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6686021M
    LC Control Number26001758

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Michael Faraday: Sandemanian and Scientist: A Study of Science and Religion in the Nineteenth Century by Geoffrey Cantor (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratingsCited by:   Although we are used to thinking of science and the humanities as separate disciplines, in the nineteenth century this division was not recognized.

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