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Newton and the counterfeiter : the unknown detective career of the world's greatest scientist

Author: Thomas Levenson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1695, Isaac Newton, already renowned as the greatest mind of his age, made a surprising career move.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Isaac Newton; William Chaloner; William Chaloner; Isaac Newton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Levenson
ISBN: 9780151012787 0151012784
OCLC Number: 276340857
Description: xii, 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Learning to think --
A rogue's progress --
Passions --
The new warden --
Skirmishes --
Newton and the counterfeiter.
Responsibility: Thomas Levenson.
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In 1695, Isaac Newton, already renowned as the greatest mind of his age, made a surprising career move.

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Review of `Newton and the counterfeiter: the unknown detective career of the world's greatest scientist' by Thomas Levenson.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2009).
Reviewed by William P. Palmer

There are a huge number of books on Newton's life. Amongst the more...
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