William Crookes (1832 1919) And The Commercialization Of Science William H. Brock

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William Crookes (1832 1919) And The Commercialization Of Science  by  William H. Brock

William Crookes (1832 1919) And The Commercialization Of Science by William H. Brock
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Previous literature on William Crookes has tended to focus on his involvement with spiritualism and the occult, sometimes to the detriment of his many scientific achievements. This, the first biography of William Crookes, gives us the whole man: oneMorePrevious literature on William Crookes has tended to focus on his involvement with spiritualism and the occult, sometimes to the detriment of his many scientific achievements.

This, the first biography of William Crookes, gives us the whole man: one of the most complex, public, and interesting figures in the history of science. W. H. Brock guides us through the abundant catalogue of Crookes accomplishments, placing his scientific activities in the context of the business of making a living from science - something that Crookes did principally as a science journalist and editor with his Chemical News, and by business enterprises ranging from water analysis, sewerage schemes, and goldmining to the design of electric light bulbs.



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