, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 365–367 | Cite as

Romantic machinery

John Tresch: The romantic machine: Utopian science and technology after Napoleon. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2012, xviii+449pp, $40.00 HB
Book Review


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  2. Whitehead, Alfred North. 1926. Science and the modern world. Lowell lectures, 1925. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Museum of the History of ScienceOxfordUK

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