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Science : a four thousand year history

Author: Patricia Fara
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in pbkView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking new history of science, from ancient Babylon right up to the latest hi-tech experiments in genetics and particle physics, illuminating the financial interests, imperial ambitions,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Fara
ISBN: 9780199580279 0199580278 9780199226894 019922689X
OCLC Number: 699684885
Notes: Originally published: 2009. - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2011 Dingle Prize, awarded by The British Society for the History of Science.
Description: XVIII, 482 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 20 cm
Contents: PART I: ORIGINS; PART II: INTERACTIONS; PART III: EXPERIMENTS; PART IV: INSTITUTIONS; PART V: LAWS; PART VI: INVISIBLES; PART VII
Responsibility: Patricia Fara.

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a surprise and a subversive pleasure * Tim Radford, Guardian: Science Bookclub * Review from previous edition Fara's book could not be more wide-ranging, beginning [with] the quest to take the story Read more...

 
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