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Hans Christian Orsted : reading nature's mind

Author: Dan Ch Christensen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This is the narrative of the Scandinavian scientist, Hans Christian Ørsted, the discoverer of electromagnetism. Ørsted was also one of the cultural leaders and organizers of the Danish Golden Age, making significant contributions to aesthetics philosophy, pedagogy, politics, and religion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Christensen, Dan Ch., 1941-
Hans Christian Ørsted.
Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2013
(OCoLC)847943710
Named Person: Hans Christian Ørsted; Hans Christian Ørsted; Hans Christian Ørsted
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Ch Christensen
ISBN: 9780191647116 019164711X
OCLC Number: 830439712
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 743 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. The student --
pt. II. The cosmopolitan --
pt. III. The researcher and teacher --
pt. IV. The spouse --
pt. V. The triumphator --
pt. VI. The organiser --
pt. VII. Fame and tribulations.
Responsibility: Dan Charly Christensen.

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