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Title Physics in Oxford, 1839-1939 [electronic resource] : laboratories, learning, and college life / edited by Robert Fox, Graeme Gooday.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Description xix, 363 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [317]-346) and index.
Contents Physics in Oxford: problems and perspectives / Robert Fox ... [et al.] -- Context and practices of Oxford Physics, 1839-77 / Robert Fox -- Robert Bellamy Clifton and the 'depressing inheritance' of the Clarendon Laboratory, 1877-1919 / Graeme Gooday -- Laboratories and physics in Oxford Colleges, 1848-1947 / Tony Simcock -- Mechanical physicists, the Millard Laboratory, and the transition from physics to engineering / Tony Simcock -- Translating ion physics from Cambridge to Oxford: John Townsend and the Electrical Laboratory, 1900-24 / Benoit Lelong -- Lindemann Era / Jack Morrell -- Redfining the context: Oxford and the wider world of British physics, 1900-1940 / Jeff Hughes -- Epilogue / Robert Fox, Graeme Gooday -- Appendix I. The classification of the Oxford B.A. -- Appendix II. The syllabus for the Oxford B.A., 1831-1872 -- Appendix III. Letter from Robert Clifton to Sir William Thomson.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject University of Oxford -- History.
Physics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- England -- Oxford -- History.
Physics -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- England -- Oxford -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Fox, Robert, 1938-
Gooday, Graeme.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780198567929
0198567928

 
    
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