The History of Science by Peter Whitfield Paperback Book


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Author: Peter Whitfield

Narrator: Peter Whitfield

Format: Unabridged-CD

Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks

Published: Apr 2010

Genre: Science - History

Retail Price: $28.98


The History of Science offers a fascinating overview of the major leaps forward in science across the ages. From the mathematical and medical advances of the ancient world, to the Scientific Revolution in the Renaissance, to the ground-breaking developments of the twentieth century, a precise chronological account of progress is given. In charting the course of the endeavours to understand, explain and harness the mysterious forces at work in our universe, Whitfield creates an accessible and lucid narrative which brings the novice up-to-speed. The writers excitement about the vast potential of science is infectious, making this enjoyable, as well as informative, listening.

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