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Title:Rivals; Conflict As the Fuel of Science
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$13.10)
Item ID:SB00-0111377
Publisher:Secker & Warburg, London, 2001
Dust Jacket:Good
Secker & Warburg, 2001, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

800 g.; (14), 3-417, (3) pages, acknowledgements, notes and references, bibliography and index. Black coloured endpapers. Brown coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Browning to the text block edges and dust marks to the top text block edge. Age toning to the internal text. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. " Where ever there is science, there are scientists; and wherever they are scientists, there is rivalry. Ever since ancient times, rivalry has been a key feature of scientific endeavour and a powerful impetus for the greatest advances in Western science. In this erudite, extensible and dynamic book, bestselling author Michael White examines eight instances in the history of science and technology that change the world, in all of which the stress of rivalry played a pivotal role." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; ISBN: 0436204630. ISBN/EAN: 9780436204630. Inventory No: 0111377.
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