A More Beautiful City: Robert Hooke and the Rebuilding of London After the Great Fire

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Sutton, 2003 - Architecture - 271 pages
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Robert Hooke was one of the most gifted men of his age, but he was eclipsed by his contemporaries Isaac Newton and Christopher Wren. This biography provides a rounded portrayal of Hooke's scientific inventions, as well as examining his relationships with Newton and other contemporaries.

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Contents

Finding By My Own Trials
9
These My First Labours
27
A Person Learned in Geometry
36
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Michael Cooper is Emeritus Professor of Engineering Surveying at City University.

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