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The World Made New: Frederick Soddy, Science, Politics, and the Environment

Biography / Memoir

By: Linda Merricks and Frederick Soddy

224 pages, 1 b/w photo

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Mar 1996 | #51473 | ISBN: 0198559348
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About this book

Biography of this original and significant, but largely forgotten, British scientist. Of interest to ecologists and environmentalists, as well as historians of science.


Contents

Introduction; 1. Childhood and early life; 2. Success; 3. Glasgow; 4. Aberdeen and the First World War; 5. Oxford and 'big science'; 6. Monetary and other theories; 7. New Britain; 8. The darkest days; 9. The post-war world; Epilogue: The Frederick Soddy Trust; Bibliography

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