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The age of wonder : how the Romantic generation discovered the beauty and terror of science / Richard Holmes
Bib ID 4670607
Format BookBook
Author
Holmes, Richard, 1945-
 
Edition 1st U.S. ed. 
Description New York : Pantheon Books, c2008 
xxi, 552 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports., facsims. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780375422225
0375422226
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 485-496) and index.

Subjects Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.  |  Herschel, William, 1738-1822.  |  Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829.  |  Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.  |  Scientists -- Great Britain.  |  Discoveries in science -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.  |  Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.  |  Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.

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