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The Age of Wonder: The Romantic Generation and the Discovery of the Beauty and Terror of Science - Community Reviews back

by Richard Holmes
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Cassandra Reads
Cassandra Reads rated it 7 years ago
I think I'm done with non-fiction for a while. Nothing against it, I just read it until I get burned out on it and then go to something else. My favorite chapters in this were about Joseph Banks and his anthropological studies and Caroline Herschel, who is the first (timeline wise, earliest) female ...
Reflections rated it 9 years ago
This book is a fascinating voyage back to the Romantic Age in Europe when there were still far flung parts of the globe to explore, most of the chemical elements awaited discovery, and time and space were found to be much vaster than anyone had expected. Even more wonderfully, scientists and artist...
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