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The fellowship : Gilbert, Bacon, Harvey, Wren, Newton, and the story of a scientific revolution

Author: John Gribbin
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2007.
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Examines the lives and obsessions of the men associated with the scientific revolution and the birth of the Royal Society in seventeenth-century England including William Gilbert, Francis Bacon, William Harvey, Christopher Wren, and Isaac Newton.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gribbin, John R.
Fellowship.
Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2007
(OCoLC)681100759
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gribbin
ISBN: 1585678317 9781585678310
OCLC Number: 123302214
Description: xiv, 335 p. : ill. , ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: bk. 1. Heralds of the revolution --
Scientific minds --
The philosopher scientist --
Making the transition --
bk. 2. Getting started --
The roots of the royal I: the Oxford connection --
The roots of the Royal II: The king's men --
The man who made it work --
bk. 3. Coming of age --
Tribulation and triumph --
The icing on the cake.
Responsibility: John Gribbin.
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Examines the lives and obsessions of the men associated with the scientific revolution and the birth of the Royal Society in seventeenth-century England including William Gilbert, Francis Bacon, William Harvey, Christopher Wren, and Isaac Newton.

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