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Author Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995.
Title Background to modern science; ten lectures at Cambridge arranged by the History of science committee, 1936 / by F.M. Cornford, Sir A.S. Eddington, Sir W. Dampier ... [and others] edited by Joseph Needham and Walter Pagel.
Imprint New York : The Macmillan company; Cambridge, Eng. : The University press, 1938.

Author Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995.
Series The Cambridge library of modern science; general editor: C.P. Snow.
Cambridge library of modern science.
Subject Science.
Science -- History.
Alt Name Cornford, Francis Macdonald, 1874-1943.
Pagel, Walter, 1898-1983.
University of Cambridge. History of Science Committee.
Description xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Note Half-title: The Cambridge library of modern science; general editor: C. P. Snow.
Contents Greek natural philosophy and modern science, by F. M. Cornford.--From Aristotle to Galileo, by Sir W. C. Dampier.--Forty years of physics, by Lord Rutherford.--Forty years of crystal physics, by W. L. Bragg.--Forty years of atomic theory, by F. W. Ashton.--Forty years of astronomy, by Sir Arthur Eddington.--Forty years of physiology and pathology, by J. A. Ryle.--Forty years of parasitology and tropical medicine, by G. H. F. Nuttall.--Forty years of evolution theory, by R. C. Punnett.--Forty years of genetics, by J. B. S. Haldane.
OCLC # 1076606

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