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Scientist, soldier, statesman, spy : Count Rumford : the extraordinary life of a scientific genius

Author: G I Brown; Susan Greenfield
Publisher: Stroud, United Kingdom : Sutton Publishing Limited, 2001. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Rumford, Graf von; Benjamin Rumford, Graf von; Benjamin Thompson ((von)) Rumford; Benjamin Thompson von Rumford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G I Brown; Susan Greenfield
ISBN: 0750926740 9780750926744
OCLC Number: 45329047
Description: x, 182 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword / Susan Greenfield --
An Eye for the Main Chance --
Fortunes of War --
Bavarian Adventure --
The Countess --
The Nature of Heat --
The Ingenious Inventor --
The Royal Institution --
A Female Dragon --
Final Verdict --
Appendices. 1. The first page of Rumford's spy letter --
2. The first page of Rumford's 'Miscellanius Observations upon the State of the Rebel Army' --
3. Rumford's Essays.
Responsibility: G.I. Brown ; foreword by Susan Greenfield.

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