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Background to modern science: ten lectures at Cambridge arranged by the History of Science Committee, 1936,

Author: Joseph Needham; Francis Macdonald Cornford; University of Cambridge. History of Science Committee.
Publisher: New York, Macmillan, 1940 [©1938]
Series: The Cambridge library of modern science
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Francis Macdonald Cornford; University of Cambridge. History of Science Committee.
OCLC Number: 14734072
Description: xii, 243 pages.
Contents: Greek natural philosophy and modern science, by F.M. Cornford. --
From Aristotle to Galileo, by Sir W.C. Dampier. --
Forty years of physics, by Lord Rutherford. --
Forty years of crystal physics, by W.L. Bragg. --
Forty years of atomic theory, by F.W. Aston. --
Forty years of astronomy, by Sir Arthur Eddington. --
Forty years of physiology and pathology, by J.A. Ryle. --
Forty years of parasitology and tropical medicine, by G.H.F. Nuttall. --
Forty years of evolution theory, by R.C. Punnett. --
Forty years of genetics, by J.B.S. Haldane.
Series Title: The Cambridge library of modern science
Responsibility: by F.M. Cornford [and others] Ed. by Joseph Needham and Walter Pagel.

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