Sketches of the Royal Society and Royal Society Club

Sketches of the Royal Society and Royal Society Club

by John Barrow
     
 

Published in 1849, these biographies of its presidents reveal the importance of the Royal Society in British intellectual life.See more details below

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Published in 1849, these biographies of its presidents reveal the importance of the Royal Society in British intellectual life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781108028165
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/17/2011
Series:
Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century Series
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Royal Society, its presidents, and the Royal Society Club; 2. Sir Joseph Banks; 3. Dr. Wollaston; 4. Sir Humphry Davy; 5. Mr. Davies Gilbert; 6. The Duke of Sussex; 7. The Marquis of Northampton; 8. Mr. Alexander Dalrymple, F.R.S. (Hydrographer to the Admirality); 9. Mr. Cavendish; 10. Mr. Smithson Tennant; 11. Dr. Young; 12. Sir Francis Chantrey; 13. Mr. Hatchett.

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