The age of wonder

how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science

554 pages

English language

Published Dec. 15, 2008 by HarperPress.

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"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."

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