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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Physics -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [316]-321) and index.

StatementRoger G. Newton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC7 .N398 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 340 p. :
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22743708M
ISBN 100674023374
ISBN 109780674023376

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