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Elements of Early Modern Physics

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Elements of Early Modern Physics
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520045556
ISBN-13: 9780520045552
Number of pages: 301

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Part 1 is a very general and discursive survey of 17th century physics; Part 2 is a valuable comparison of the various institutional settings in which 17th and 18th century scientists worked; Part 3, the heart of the book, is a history of electricity up to about 1800.

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