Science in the nineteenth century
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Published by Readers Union, Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

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Statementedited and with a preface by René Taton, translated byA.J. Pomerans.
SeriesA general history of the sciences -- 3
ContributionsTaton, René.
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Open LibraryOL22831965M

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