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Published: 16 December 2010

144 Pages | 20 b/w halftones

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199574315

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Michael Faraday: A Very Short Introduction

Frank A.J.L James

Very Short Introductions

  • Looks at the history of Faraday's life, placing him in a wider social and historical context
  • Demonstrates how Faraday was a key figure in developing our modern understanding of the physical world
  • Considers his practical work and illustrates how the relationship between science and the state developed during the nineteenth century
  • Considers Faraday's reputation and legacy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries