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Author Jacob, Margaret C., 1943-

Title Practical matter [electronic resource] : Newton's science in the service of industry and empire, 1687-1851 / Margaret C. Jacob and Larry Stewart.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (201 pages) : illustrations.
Series New histories of science, technology, and medicine
New histories of science, technology, and medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Newtonian revolution -- The western paradigm decisively shifts -- Popular audiences and public experiments -- Practicality and the radicalism of experiment -- Putting science to work: European strategies.
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Subject Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727 Sir.
Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727.
Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 18th century.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- History -- 18th century.
Science -- History -- 19th century.
Chronological Term 1600-1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Stewart, Larry, 1946-
Other Form: Print version: Jacob, Margaret C., 1943- Practical matter. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004 0674014979 9780674014978 (DLC) 2004052293 (OCoLC)55502700
ISBN 9780674039032 (electronic bk.)
0674039033 (electronic bk.)