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Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-circle in Regency London

Alice Jenkins - History - 2008 - 250 pages
In 1818 Michael Faraday and a handful of other London artisans formed a self-help group with the aim of teaching themselves to write like gentlemen. For a year and a half ...
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Recreating Newton: Newtonian Biography and the Making of Nineteenth-Century ...

Rebekah Higgitt - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 286 pages
Higgitt examines Isaac Newton's changing legacy during the nineteenth century. She focuses on 1820-70, a period that saw the creation of the specialized and secularized role of ...
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Public Understanding of Science: A History of Communicating Scientific Ideas

David Knight - History - 2006 - 232 pages
Answering questions such as whether the interesting parts of science be conveyed in sermons, poems, pictures and journalism, Knight explores the history of science to show how ...
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Social theories of art: a critique

Ian Heywood - Art - 1997 - 230 pages
Lorenzetti's frescoes in Siena serve as the starting point of Ian Heywood's critical work, as well as the initial occurrence of the recurring city motif which he utilizes to ...
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Masters of Theory: Cambridge and the Rise of Mathematical Physics

Andrew Warwick - Science - 2003 - 572 pages
Winner of the the Susan Elizabeth Abrams Prize in History of Science. When Isaac Newton published the Principia three centuries ago, only a few scholars were capable of ...
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Metaphors: Figures of the Mind

Z. Radman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 186 pages
This book deals with various aspects of metaphorics and yet it is not only, or perhaps not even primarily, about metaphor itself. Rather it is concerned with the argument from ...
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Professional evaluation: social impact and political consequences

Ernest R. House - Political Science - 1993 - 199 pages
"The book provides an in-depth examination of the history and discipline of evaluation, as well as its treatment of the subjects of ethics, justice, and professionalism ...
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