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The electric life of Michael Faraday

Author: Alan Hirshfeld
Publisher: New York : Walker, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of Michael Faraday, discussing his childhood in poverty, career as a bookbinder, rise through the ranks of the nineteenth-century scientific elite, contributions to his field, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Hirshfeld
ISBN: 0802714706 9780802714701
OCLC Number: 61458271
Description: xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Improvement of the mind --
Perceptions perfectly novel --
The university of experience --
Fear and confidence --
Rising to the light --
He smells the truth --
A twitch of the needle --
Toil and pleasure --
A cage of his own --
An excellent day's work --
Nothing is too wonderful to be true --
A partaker of infinity --
The light unseen --
The simplest earthly place.
Responsibility: Alan Hirshfeld.
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Chronicles the life of Michael Faraday, discussing his childhood in poverty, career as a bookbinder, rise through the ranks of the nineteenth-century scientific elite, contributions to his field, and other related topics.

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