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The Cambridge History of Science: Volume 4, Eighteenth-Century Science (The Cambridge History of Science #4)

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This volume offers to general and specialist readers alike the fullest and most complete survey of the development of science in the eighteenth century. It is designed to be read as both a narrative and an interpretation, and also to be used as a work of reference. While prime attention is paid to Western science, space is also given to science in traditional cultures and ...more
Hardcover, 942 pages
Published March 17th 2003 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2003)
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Roy's books cover several fields: the history of geology, London, 18th-Century British ideas and society, medicine, madness, quackery, patients and practitioners, literature and art, on which subjects (and others) he published over 200 books are articles.

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