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Newton: The Making of Genius

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Patricia Fara

347 pages, 35 illus

Picador

Paperback | May 2003 | #141293 | ISBN: 0330375881
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Hardback | May 2002 | #136620 | ISBN: 0333907353
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About this book

Less a conventional biography than a cultural history of the interrelated origins of modern science, the concept of genius, and the phenomenon of fame. Well illustrated and engagingly written account of Newton's rise to become a cultural icon today more potent than ever.
'A good read, purposeful, well structured, and well researched . . . Quite eye-opening.' Roy Porter


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