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

Author: Richard Holmes; Gildart Jackson; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Additional Physical Format: Hard copy version:
Holmes, Richard, 1945-
Age of wonder.
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2011
(OCoLC)712768434
Named Person: William Herschel; Caroline Lucretia Herschel; Humphry Davy, Sir; Humphry Davy, Sir; Caroline Lucretia Herschel; William Herschel
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes; Gildart Jackson; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781455114351 1455114359
OCLC Number: 733061937
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed June 27, 2011).
Previously released on compact disc, 2011.
Duration: 15:24:00.
Performer(s): Read by Gildart Jackson.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 24 min.))
Responsibility: Richard Holmes.

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"The Age of Wonder" explores the earliest ideas of deep time and space, and the explorers of "dynamic science": an infinite, mysterious Nature waiting to be discovered. Three lives dominate the book: William Herschel, his sister Caroline, and Humphry Davy.

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