The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty & Terror of Science

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Folio Society, 2015 - 576 pagine

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This is a fascinating account of the growth of science in Romantic Age of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Holmes looks at the period through the lives of ground-breaking scientists, and ... Leggi recensione completa

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Recensione dell'utente  - dasam - LibraryThing

A fascinating history of pre-Victorian British science, its connections with Romanticism and the poets of that era, its preparation of the ground for the Victorian sciencs and hence for modern science. Thoughtful but approachble writing. Leggi recensione completa

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