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Author: Joseph Needham; Walter Pagel; Francis Macdonald Cornford; University of Cambridge. History of Science Committee.
Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.; Cambridge, Eng., The University Press, 1938.
Series: Cambridge library of modern science.
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Genre/Form: History
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Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995.
Background to modern science.
New York, Macmillan Co.; Cambridge, Eng., The University Press, 1938
(OCoLC)593363470
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Walter Pagel; Francis Macdonald Cornford; University of Cambridge. History of Science Committee.
OCLC Number: 1076606
Description: xii, 243 pages illustrations 21 cm.
Contents: Greek natural philosophy and modern science, by F.M. Cornford.--From Aristotle to Galileo, by Sir W.C. Dampier.--Forty years of physics, by Lord Rutherford.--Forty years of crystal physics, by W.L. Bragg.--Forty years of atomic theory, by F.W. Aston.--Forty years of astronomy, by Sir Arthur Eddington.--Forty years of physiology and pathology, by J.A. Ryle.--Forty years of parasitology and tropical medicine, by G.H.F. Nuttall.--Forty years of evolution theory, by R.C. Punnett.--Forty years of genetics, by J.B.S. Haldane.
Series Title: Cambridge library of modern science.
Responsibility: by F.M. Cornford, Sir A.S. Eddington, Sir W. Dampier [and others] edited by Joseph Needham and Walter Pagel.

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