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The Cambridge History of Science

Volume 5: The Modern Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Ed. Mary Jo Nye

Volume 5 is a narrative and interpretive history of the physical and mathematical sciences from the early 19th century to the close of the 20th century. The sciences under study include physics, astronomy, chemistry and mathematics, as well as their extensions into geosciences and environmental sciences, computer science and biomedical science. Other topics include the roles of instruments, language and images in scientific practice and the relationship between science, technology and war.
Slightly off-mint and felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.

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  • Publisher: Cambridge UP
  • Year: 2003
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 708pp
  • Illustrated: No
  • Dimensions: 234x162mm
  • ISBN: 9780521571999
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 1.1kg
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