A Brief History of Science: Through the Development of Scientific Instruments (Brief Histories)

A Brief History of Science: Through the Development of Scientific Instruments (Brief Histories)

By: Thomas Crump (author)Paperback

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From earliest pre-history, with the dawning understanding of fire and its many uses, up to the astonishing advances of the twenty-first century, Thomas Crump traces the ever more sophisticated means employed in our attempts to understand the universe. The result is a vigorous and readable account of how our curious nature has continually pushed forward the frontiers of science and, as a consequence, human civilization.

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About Author

Thomas Crump, successful author of A Brief History of Science, recently underwent a hip operation and brings to this book an understanding of the needs and concerns of the patient. His passionate interest in science and its history has given rise to a number of books, most recently Solar Eclipse and The Anthropology of Numbers. A mathematician and anthropologist, until his retirement in 1994, he taught anthropology at the University of Amsterdam.

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/09/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781841195520
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9781841195520
  • weight: 354
  • ISBN10: 1841195529

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