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  • Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2008.
  • Year Published: 2008
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Description: xxi, 552 p., [23] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780375422225
  • 0375422226


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The age of wonder : how the romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science

by Holmes, Richard, 1945-

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Call number: 509.2 Ho

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor, Pittsfield Adult

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Originally published: London : Harper Press, 2008.

Joseph Banks in paradise -- Herschel on the moon -- Balloonists in heaven -- Herschel among the stars -- Mungo Park in Africa -- Davy on the gas -- Dr Frankenstein and the soul -- Davy and the lamp -- Sorcerer and apprentice -- Young scientists.

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