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Published: 26 June 2003

552 Pages | numerous line drawings and halftones


ISBN: 9780198505938

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Electrodynamics from Ampère to Einstein

Olivier Darrigol

  • Winner of the Marc-Auguste Pictet prize of the Societe de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Geneve, 2000
  • Only book to cover entire history of fundamental electrodynamics
  • Authoritative account of main theories and experiments
  • Abundant illustrations and technical appendices
  • Highlights important epistemological themes: coordination of theory and experiment, mechanical reductionism, communication between different subcultures