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Restless genius : Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts

Author: Ellen T Drake; Robert Hooke
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study interprets Robert Hooke's "Lectures and Discourses of Earthquakes, and Subterraneous Eruptions" (1667-1694). The volume consists of the original text transposed into modern type, paired  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke; Hooke; Robert Hooke; Robert Hooke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen T Drake; Robert Hooke
ISBN: 0195066952 9780195066951
OCLC Number: 33207601
Notes: Includes Robert Hooke's Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions.
Description: xiv, 386 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Includes reprint of "Lectures and discourses of earthquakes and subterraneous eruptions" in: Posthumous works of Robert Hooke. London : R. Waller, 1705.
Responsibility: Ellen Tan Drake.
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"Drake skillfully focuses on Hooke's research in geologic phenomena and places it within a larger historical context. . . .Beautiful illustrations coupled with Drake's well-written prose make for an Read more...

 
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