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The age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science

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Sodus Community Library 509.4109 HOL (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
Wadsworth Library - Geneseo 509.41 HOL (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9780375422225
  • ISBN: 0375422226
  • Physical Description: xxi, 552 p., [23] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Science > Great Britain > History > 18th century.
Discoveries in science > Great Britain > History > 18th century.

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