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Science and Irish Culture, Volume 1: Why the History of Science Matters in Ireland

Edited By: D Attis and C Mollan

174 pages, Illus

Royal Dublin Society

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #156001 | ISBN: 0860270475
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Contents

Jim Bennett - Why the History of Science Matters in Ireland. Dorinda Outram - Revisiting. Heavenly Bodies and Logical Minds. Negating the Natural: Or Why Historians Deny Irish Science. Gordon Herries Davies - Before a Blood-Stained Tapestry: Irish Political Violence and Irish Science. David Attis - Sir William Petty and the Mathematical Conquest of Ireland. W. Garrett Scaife - John Phillip Holland: Father of the Modern Submarine. Sean Lysaght - Eagles in Mayo: A Historical Record. Greta Jones - Darwinism in Ireland. Ruth Bayles - Understanding Local Science: The Belfast Natural History Society in the Mid-Nineteenth Century.

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