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The invention of science

David Wootton

The invention of science

a new history of the scientific revolution

by David Wootton

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages [573]-722) and index.

    StatementDavid Wootton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .W667 2015b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 769 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages769
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26884904M
    ISBN 10006175952X
    ISBN 109780061759529
    OCLC/WorldCa883146361

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