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The Quest for the Invisible: Microscopy in the Enlightenment

History


by
Marc J. Ratcliff

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 332 pages

File size: 6.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This study offers a definitive account of the state of microscopy in the eighteenth century, of the main concerns of those involved in the field and how microscopists learned to communicate their findings to each other. It will be essential reading for all historians of microscopy and for those studying life sciences of the modern period.