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The philosopher's tree : a selection of Michael Faraday's writings

Author: Michael Faraday; P Day
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1999.
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An illustrated anthology of Michael Faraday's writings. From when he was a teenage apprentice bookbinder until his final resignation from the Royal Institution due to failing memory, Faraday wrote  Read more...

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Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867.
Philosopher's tree.
Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., ©1999
(DLC) 98054683
(OCoLC)40559736
Named Person: Michael Faraday; Michael Faraday
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Faraday; P Day
ISBN: 0585248850 9780585248851 9781420050356 1420050354 9780750305709 0750305703 9780750305716 0750305711
OCLC Number: 45727945
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 211 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction. A note about sources. A note about punctuation. The beginning - in a nutshell. Early years: friends, family and marriage. Touring the continent: 1813-1815. Way of life and work. Colleagues and friends. Words for things. Science at the bench. Leaves from a laboratory notebook. Science in the lecture theatre. Science for young people. Honour and recognition. Public affairs: consultant and advocate. Final days. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: compiled with commentary by Peter Day.
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