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British scientists of the nineteenth century

J. G. Crowther

British scientists of the nineteenth century

by J. G. Crowther

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Scientists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementby J. G. Crowther
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ141 .C7 1935
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 332 p., [12] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26564856M

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humphry davyCited by: While the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists covers those working in traditional scientific areas such as physics, astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, and biology, it also acknowledges those working in the human sciences such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine.

In addition, areas often overlooked by historians of science—such as phrenology, mesmerism, spiritualism, scientific illustration, scientific journalism Format: Hardcover. While the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century British Scientists covers those working in traditional scientific areas such as physics, astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, and biology, it also acknowledges those working in the human sciences such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, and medicine.

In addition, areas often overlooked by historians of science—such as phrenology, mesmerism, spiritualism, scientific illustration, scientific journalism. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crowther, J.G.

(James Gerald), British scientists of the nineteenth century. London, K. Paul. Investigation showed there were very few great British medical scientists in the nineteenth century, and that the number of great biologists was much smaller than the.

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