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The world made new : Frederick Soddy, science, politics, and environment

Author: Linda Merricks
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the biography of a remarkable, many-talented man and yet a largely forgotten scientist. Frederick Soddy is an intruiging figure who not only won a Nobel Prize and became Professor of Physical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Merricks
ISBN: 0198559348 9780198559344
OCLC Number: 33245328
Description: vii, 223 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Childhood and early life ; 2. Success ; 3. Glasgow ; 4. Aberdeen and the First World War ; 5. Oxford and 'big science' ; 6. Monetary and other theories ; 7. New Britain ; 8. The darkest days ; 9. The post-war world ; Epilogue: The Frederick Soddy Trust ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Linda Merricks.
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Linda Merricks has carried out a great deal of research into Soddy's arguments and difficulties Nature

 
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