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The Resource Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries : a study of early Modern physics, J. L. Heilbron

Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries : a study of early Modern physics, J. L. Heilbron

Label
Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries : a study of early Modern physics
Title
Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries
Title remainder
a study of early Modern physics
Statement of responsibility
J. L. Heilbron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heilbron, J. L
Dewey number
537/.09/032
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC507
LC item number
.H48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electricity
  • Physics
  • Électricité
  • Physique
  • Natuurkunde
  • Elektriciteit
  • Elektrizitätslehre
Label
Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries : a study of early Modern physics, J. L. Heilbron
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [501]-569
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Early modern physics and its cultivators. Physical principles -- The physicists -- pt. II. Electricity in the seventeenth century. William Gilbert and the amber effect -- The Jesuit school -- Testing the air theory -- Immaterialists -- The Cartesians -- pt. III. The great discoveries. Hauksbee and Gray -- Dufay -- Electricity beyond the Rhine -- Electricity in France after Dufay -- Electricity in England after Gray -- pt. IV. The age of Franklin. The invention of the condenser -- Benjamin Franklin -- The reception of Franklin's views in Europe -- The atmospheres attacked -- pt. V. Quantification. The atmospheres destroyed -- Two fluids or one? -- Quantifiable concepts -- Epilogue
Control code
5451580
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 606 pages
Isbn
9780520034785
Lccn
77076185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)71643
Label
Electricity in the 17th and 18th centuries : a study of early Modern physics, J. L. Heilbron
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [501]-569
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Early modern physics and its cultivators. Physical principles -- The physicists -- pt. II. Electricity in the seventeenth century. William Gilbert and the amber effect -- The Jesuit school -- Testing the air theory -- Immaterialists -- The Cartesians -- pt. III. The great discoveries. Hauksbee and Gray -- Dufay -- Electricity beyond the Rhine -- Electricity in France after Dufay -- Electricity in England after Gray -- pt. IV. The age of Franklin. The invention of the condenser -- Benjamin Franklin -- The reception of Franklin's views in Europe -- The atmospheres attacked -- pt. V. Quantification. The atmospheres destroyed -- Two fluids or one? -- Quantifiable concepts -- Epilogue
Control code
5451580
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 606 pages
Isbn
9780520034785
Lccn
77076185
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)71643

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