Book ID: CBB001510027

The Correspondence of John Tyndall (2014)


Cantor, G. N. (Editor)
Dawson, Gowan (Editor)

Pickering & Chatto

Publication Date: 2014
Edition Details: Vols. I
Physical Details: 544 pp.; 544 pp.; bibl.; index
Language: English

John Tyndall was one of the most influential scientists of the nineteenth century. His correspondents read like a 'who's who' of international science and include: Charles Babbage, Louis Pasteur and Bertrand Russell. Published serially with two volumes per year, this scholarly edition will ultimately present over 7,000 of his letters.

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Authors & Contributors
Barton, Ruth
Baldwin, Melinda Clare
de Bont, Raf
Lightman, Bernard V.
Dawson, Gowan
Browne, E. Janet
History of Science
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Physics in Perspective
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
University of Pittsburgh Press
University of Chicago Press
Palgrave Macmillan
Oxford University Press
Correspondence and corresponding
Science and society
Tyndall, John
Babbage, Charles
Huxley, Thomas Henry
Pasteur, Louis
Kant, Immanuel
Stewart, Dugald
Great Britain
Alps (Europe)
London (England)
19th century
20th century, early
Society for Psychical Research
Royal Society of London
Royal Institution of Great Britain

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