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Landmarks in Western science : from prehistory to the atomic age

Author: Peter Whitfield
Publisher: London : British Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Our understanding of nature as a succession of forms is the starting point for this wide-ranging survey. It describes the long and complex process of discovery that lies behind that achievement, from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Whitfield
ISBN: 0712348417 9780712348416
OCLC Number: 53962114
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Peter Whitfield.

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""This fascinating and compelling book...even the most unscientific reader will marvel at the sheer magnitude of what has been discovered."

 
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