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Discussing chemistry and steam : the minutes of a coffee house philosophical society, 1780-1787

Author: Trevor Harvey Levere; Gerard L'Estrange Turner; Jan Golinski; Larry Stewart
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Oxford Univ. Press, 2002.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-Ausg.]View all editions and formats
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Transcribes and comments on the manuscript "Minutes" of the meetings in a London coffee house of a group of 18th century scientists, natural philosophers, and industrialists, who discussed some of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Harvey Levere; Gerard L'Estrange Turner; Jan Golinski; Larry Stewart
ISBN: 9780198515302 0198515308
OCLC Number: 604732503
Notes: Gesehen am 22.02.2010.
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Oxford Oxford Univ. Press, 2010. online-Ressource.
Description: viii, 284 S. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The membership ; 3. The Minutes of the Chapter Coffee House Society 1780-1787 ; 4. Conversations on chemistry: talk about phlogiston in the Chapter House Coffee Society ; 5. Putting on airs: science, medicine and polity in the late eighteenth century ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: T.H. Levere & G. L'E. Turner ; with contributions from Jan Golinski & Larry Stewart.
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The centrepiece of this remarkable book is the transcribed minutes, now in Oxford's Museum of History of Science, of a club of London natural philosophers who met fortnightly during the 1780s to Read more...

 
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