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Faraday, Maxwell, and the electromagnetic field : how two men revolutionized physics / by Nancy Forbes and Basil Mahon.

Forbes, Nancy, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781616149420 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1616149426 (hardback)
  • Description: 320 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2014.

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 537/Forbes (Text to phone) Available -
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Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 537 FORBES 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Principal events in the story of the electromagnetic field -- The apprentice : 1791-1813 -- Chemistry : 1813-1820 -- History : 1600-1820 -- A circular force : 1820-1831 -- Induction : 1831-1840 -- A shadow of a speculation : 1840-1857 -- Faraday's last years : 1857-1867 -- What's the go o' that? : 1831-1850 -- Society and drill : 1850-1854 -- An imaginary fluid : 1854-1856 -- No jokes are understood here : 1856-1860 -- The speed of light : 1860-1863 -- Great guns : 1863-1865 -- Country life : 1865-1871 -- The Cavendish : 1871-1879 -- The Maxwellians : 1850-1890 -- A new epoch : 1890 onward.
Mahon, Basil, author. (Added Author).

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