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William Henry Bragg, 1862-1942 : man and scientist

Author: G M Caroe
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Henry Bragg; William Henry Bragg, Sir; William Henry Bragg; William Henry Bragg; Bragg, William Henry <Sir, 1862-1942>; William Henry Bragg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G M Caroe
ISBN: 052121839X 9780521218399
OCLC Number: 3272772
Description: xii, 212 pages, [2] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: 'What sort of man is a scientist?' --
Background and early life up to 1886 --
Adelaide: 1886-1909 --
First years at Leeds: 1909-1912 --
Father and son: 1912-1914 --
War work and London University: 1914-1923 --
Life at the Royal Institution: 1923-1935 --
The shadow of war: 1932-1942 --
W.H. Bragg and crystal analysis: 1919-1942 --
Education, industry and national affairs --
The faith of a scientist --
The man who was a scientist --
Appendix: Letters and broadcast. A. Letter from W.L. Bragg to P.P. Ewald (5 February 1962) --
B. Letter from W.H. Bragg to Oliver Lodge (13 September 1927) --
C. Broadcast to Germany, January 1939 --
D. Letter from W.H. Bragg to the Prime Minister (10 June 1940) E. Letter from W.H. Bragg to Alan Barlow (24 July 1940).
Responsibility: G.M. Caroe.

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