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Restless genius

Robert Hooke and his earthly thoughts

by Ellen T. Drake

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703.,
    • Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703 -- Influence.,
    • Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703.,
    • Geologists -- England -- Biography.,
    • Earthquakes.,
    • Volcanism.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEllen Tan Drake.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsHooke, Robert, 1635-1703.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE22.H76 D74 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL806118M
      ISBN 100195066952
      LC Control Number95042703

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