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beginnings of science

Leslie Basford

beginnings of science

foundations of scientific history

by Leslie Basford

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Published by S. Low, Marston; distributed in the U.S.A. by Ginn, Boston in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnderstanding science.
    Statement[by] Leslie Basford [and] Michael Gabb.
    SeriesFoundations of science library. History and reference
    ContributionsPick, Joan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ125 .B325
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14119796M
    LC Control Number66017986

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