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The Romance of Science: Essays in Honour of Trevor H. Levere

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    Chapter 1 Trevor Levere, Affinities That Matter
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    Chapter 2 Elements, Instruments, and Menstruums: Boerhaave’s Imponderable Fire Between Chemical Masterpiece and Physical Axiom
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    Chapter 3 At the Medical Edge or, The Beddoes Effect
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    Chapter 4 “Men of Letters” and “Men of Press Copies”: The Cultures of James Watt’s Copying Machine
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    Chapter 5 Poetry, Chemistry, and Wisdom
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    Chapter 6 Facts or Fantasies in the Chemistry Lecture Theatre?
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    Chapter 7 Poetry in War and War in Nature. From Vauban to Naturphilosophie to Clausewitz
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    Chapter 8 John Herschel’s Geology: The Cape of Good Hope in the 1830s
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    Chapter 9 More Food for Thought: Mill, Coleridge and the Dismal Science of Economics
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    Chapter 10 “These Can Not All Have an Interest for England”: Symmetry, Beauty and the Trouble with Romanticism in Britain
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    Chapter 11 Science Born of Poison, Fire and Smoke: Chemical Warfare and the Origins of Big Science
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    Chapter 12 Politics, Morality, Innovation, and Misrepresentation in Physical Science and Technology
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    Chapter 13 Fishing an Extreme Environment: Science, Sovereignty and Hudson Bay
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    Chapter 14 Collectors, Displays and Replicas in Context: What We Can Learn from Provenance Research in Science Museums
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    Chapter 15 Context, Connections and Culture: The History of Science in Canada as a Field of Study
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The Romance of Science: Essays in Honour of Trevor H. Levere
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Springer International Publishing, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-58436-2
978-3-31-958435-5, 978-3-31-958436-2

Jed Buchwald, Larry Stewart

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