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Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain (Annotated)

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Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain - Green Musselman, Elizabeth
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Nervous Conditions explores the role of the body in the development of modern science, challenging the myth that modern science is built on a bedrock of objectivity and confident empiricism. In this fascinating look into the private world of British natural philosophers--including John Dalton, Lord Kelvin, Charles Babbage, John Herschel, and many others--Elizabeth Green Musselman shows how the internal workings of their bodies played an important part in the sciences' movement to the center of modern life, and how a ...

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Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain 2007, State University of New York Press

ISBN-13: 9780791466803

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Nervous Conditions: Science and the Body Politic in Early Industrial Britain 2006, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791466797

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