The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Title The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Book Number DB072354
Names Holmes, Richard.
Medium Digital Books
Title Status Active
Length 1 sound cartridge (26 hours, 24 minutes)
Annotation History of the second scientific revolution in Great Britain at the end of the eighteenth century. Surveys individuals whose discoveries and inventions contributed to the movement, including astronomer William Herschel and his sister Caroline, chemist Humphry Davy, and botanist Joseph Banks. Some strong language. Nat'l Book Critics Circle Prize. 2008.
Narrator Williams, Jake.
Local Subject History - Europe - HEU
Science - SCI
Award Winners - AWO
Long Book - LO
Male Narrator - MN
History - HST
Adult Content - AC
LC Subject Discoveries in science - Great Britain - History - 18th century
Science - Great Britain - History - 18th century
Language English
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