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Science in Victorian Manchester

enterprise and expertise

by Robert Hugh Kargon

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Manchester (England),
  • England,
  • Manchester
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- England -- Manchester -- History -- 19th century,
    • Manchester (England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert H. Kargon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.G4 K37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 283 p. ;
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4538386M
      ISBN 100801819695
      LC Control Number77004556

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