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Ascent of John Tyndall : Victorian scientist, mountaineer, and public intellectual / Roland Jackson.

Author/creator Jackson, Roland author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxii, 556 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Abstract "John Tyndall was a leading scientific figure in Victorian Britain, who established the physical basis of the greenhouse effect, and why the sky is blue. This rich biography describes the colourful life and achievements of this brilliant communicator, physicist, and mountaineer, who ascended from humble beginnings to the heart of Victorian society."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 527-540) and index.
Issued in other formElectronic version: Jackson, Roland. Ascent of John Tyndall. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018 9780191093319
Genre/formBiographies.
ISBN0198788959 hardcover
ISBN9780198788959 hardcover
ISBNelectronic book
ISBNelectronic book

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