Jungnickel, Christa & McCormmach, Russell,: Intellectual Mastery of Nature; Theoretical Physics from Ohm to Einstein The Torch of Mathematics, 1800-1870 volume I
Book Number: 0245950
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1990. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. volume I XXVIII, 350, (6) pages, indexed, with bibliography, and a double page map. There is slight rubbing at each of the corners of the binding, and the previous owner's name on the inside of the front cover. The authors have created a panoramic history of German theoretical physics. Bridging social, institutional, and intellectual history, they chronicle the work of the research is true, from the 1st years of the 19th century, strove for an intellectual mastery of nature. Volume 1 (account of physics in Germany at the beginning of the 19th century and of German physicists' reception to foreign mathematical and experimental work. Toward the close of the 19th century German physics had nearly acquired its now familiar organisational forms, centred mainly on the university physics institute. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.0. Category: Mathematics; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0226415821. ISBN/EAN: 9780226415826. Inventory No: 0245950.