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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 London artisans formed a self-help group with the aim of teaching themselves how to write like gentleman. For a year and a half, this ...
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Equations from God: Pure Mathematics and Victorian Faith

Daniel J. Cohen - Mathematics - 2008 - 256 pages
Throughout history, application rather than abstraction has been the prominent driving force in mathematics. From the compass and sextant to partial differential equations ...
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Science and Poetry in Medieval Persia: The Botany of Nizami's Khamsa

Christine van Ruymbeke - History - 2007 - 235 pages
A study of nature imagery in the work of the seminal Persian poet, Nizami Ganjavi.
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Frame, Glass, Verse: The Technology of Poetic Invention in the English ...

Rayna Kalas - History - 2007 - 248 pages
In a book that draws attention to some of our most familiar and unquestioned habits of thought--from "framing" to "perspective" to "reflection"--Rayna Kalas suggests that ...
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