Atoms and Elements A Study of Theories of Matter in England in the Nineteenth Century

Atoms and Elements A Study of Theories of Matter in England in the Nineteenth Century. David M. Knight
Atoms and Elements  A Study of Theories of Matter in England in the Nineteenth Century


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Author: David M. Knight
Published Date: 24 Dec 2018
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Language: English
Format: Hardback| 174 pages
ISBN10: 1138393789
ISBN13: 9781138393783
Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimension: 140x 216mm| 490g
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