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Cambridge Studies in the History of Science: Energy, Force and Matter: The Conceptual Development of Nineteenth-Century Physics (Paperback)
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Cambridge Studies in the History of Science: Energy, Force and Matter: The Conceptual Development of Nineteenth-Century Physics (Paperback)

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Paperback 196 Pages / Published: 30/04/1982
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By focusing on the conceptual issues faced by nineteenth century physicists, this book clarifies the status of field theory, the ether, and thermodynamics in the work of the period. A remarkably synthetic account of a difficult and fragmentary period in scientific development.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521288125
Number of pages: 196
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm


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"This is an interesting and well-written account of the transition of physics at the end of the 18th century as a synonym for natural philosophy to a distinct natural science with definite characteristics by the end of the 19th century." A.S. Crowell, Science Books & Films
"...for each chapter...a valuable extensive bibiliograhic essay...for reference and further reading." A.D. Crowell, Science Books & Films

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