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The royal society, 1660-1940 : a history of its administration under its charters

Author: H G Lyons
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an administrative history of the Royal Society, written by its Treasurer Sir Henry Lyons (1864-1944). In it, he reviews the way in which the Society's council governed its affairs during  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Lyons
ISBN: 9781107492813 1107492815
OCLC Number: 1050528436
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Note by the President of the Royal Society; Introduction; 1. The invisible college: before 1660; 2. The founding of the Society: 1660-70; 3. The difficult years: 1671-1700; 4. Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Hans Sloane: 1701-40; 5. A growing administration: 1741-78; 6. Sir Joseph Banks: 1778-1820; 7. The scientific revolt: 1820-60; 8. A scientific society: 1861-1900; 9. Research: 1901-40; Conclusion; Appendix 1. The second charter, 22 April 1663; Appendix 2. Statistical tables; Appendix 3. Average number of ordinary fellows and of foreign members for each five-year period between 1665 and 1940 (with diagram); Index.
Responsibility: Henry Lyons.

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