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Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science - Richard Holmes
Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780007149520 (0007149522)
ASIN: 0007149522
Publisher: Pantheon, 2008
Pages no: 380
Edition language: English
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4.0 Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes
bookshelves: published-2008, nonfiction, nonfic-nov-2015, autumn-2015, history, sciences, tbr-busting-2015, tahiti, seven-seas, biography, nautical-history, history-of-science, astronomy, lit-richer, lit-crit, nature Read from March 03, 2013 to November 11, 2015 Description: 'The Age of Wonder'...
Barrita
Barrita rated it
Este es un gran libro, no solo porque esta fantasticamente bien escrito sino también porque entrelaza de manera maravillosa la parte informativa con la narrativa. Además de contar las biografías de un puñado de ilustrados de la época (siglos XVIII y XIX) y su contexto, se describen las consecuencias...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 Age of Wonder How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
List of illustrationsPrologue--The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of ScienceEpilogueCast ListBibliographyReferencesAcknowledgementsIndex
willemite
willemite rated it
Updated - July 31, 2013 - added a link at bottomWhereas Newton, Hooke, Locke and Descartes were pop stars of the first scientific revolution in the 17th century, Richard Holmes looks at what Coleridge called a “second scientific revolution,” the era of scientific breakthrough between Captain Cook’s ...
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