, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 159–164 | Cite as

Postmodern Davy

Jan Golinski: The experimental self: Humphry Davy and the making of a man of science. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2016, vi + 259 pp, illus., US$30.00 Cloth & E-book
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College London and the Royal InstitutionLondonEngland

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