The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Richard Holmes
3.9/5 (9030 ratings)
'The Age of Wonder' is Richard Holmes' first major work of biography for a decade. It has been inspired by the scientific ferment that swept through Britain at the end of the 18th century, and which Holmes now radically redefines as 'the revolution of Romantic Science'.
Language
English
Pages
380
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
HarperPress
Release
July 14, 2009
ISBN
0007149522
ISBN 13
9780007149520

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Richard Holmes
3.9/5 (9030 ratings)
'The Age of Wonder' is Richard Holmes' first major work of biography for a decade. It has been inspired by the scientific ferment that swept through Britain at the end of the 18th century, and which Holmes now radically redefines as 'the revolution of Romantic Science'.
Language
English
Pages
380
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
HarperPress
Release
July 14, 2009
ISBN
0007149522
ISBN 13
9780007149520

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