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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history -- History.,
  • Civilization -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-494) and index.

    Statementedited by N. Jardine, J.A. Secord, and E.C. Spary.
    ContributionsJardine, Nicholas., Secord, James A., Spary, E. C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH15 .C85 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 501 p. :
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1113532M
    ISBN 100521453941, 0521558948
    LC Control Number94039445


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