Collection : Cornell History of Science

The Maxwellians
Bruce J. Hunt
James Clerk Maxwell published the Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism in 1873. At his death, six years later, his theory of the electromagnetic field was neither well understood nor widely accepted. By the mid-1890s, however, it was regarded as one...

Geology in the Nineteenth Century
Changing Views of a Changing World
Mott T. Greene
A careful inquiry into the nature of geology as a field poised between natural history and physical science, this book will interest students and scholars of geology, geophysics, and geography as well as intellectual historians and historians of science.


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