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Light: a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age
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Published:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2016.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Elk Grove
509 W337 2016
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509 W337 2016

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"Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, 'Light' captures the wonder and awe of humanity's study of light across three millennia of discovery"--Front jacket flap.

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English
ISBN:
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-271) and index.
Description
"Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, 'Light' captures the wonder and awe of humanity's study of light across three millennia of discovery"--Front jacket flap.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Watson, B. (2016). Light: a radiant history, from creation to the quantum age. New York, NY, Bloomsbury.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Watson, Bruce, 1953-. 2016. Light: A Radiant History, From Creation to the Quantum Age. New York, NY, Bloomsbury.

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Watson, Bruce, 1953-, Light: A Radiant History, From Creation to the Quantum Age. New York, NY, Bloomsbury, 2016.

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Watson, Bruce. Light: A Radiant History, From Creation to the Quantum Age. New York, NY, Bloomsbury, 2016.

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