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Oxford companion to the history of modern science

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor in chief, J.L. Heilbron ; editors, James Bartholomew ... [et al.].
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LC ClassificationsQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 941 p. :
Number of Pages941
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22524413M
ISBN 100195112296

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