Practical matter : Newton's science in the service of industry and empire, 1687-1851 / Margaret C. Jacob and Larry Stewart.

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Bibliographic Details
Uniform Title:New histories of science, technology, and medicine.
Main Author: Jacob, Margaret C., 1943-
Other Authors: Stewart, Larry, 1946-
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Series:New histories of science, technology, and medicine.
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Physical Description:201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Format: Book
  • The Newtonian revolution
  • The western paradigm decisively shifts
  • Popular audiences and public experiments
  • Practicality and the radicalism of experiment
  • Putting science to work: European strategies.