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- DescriptionThe sixth volume of Faraday's correspondence contains letters from the end of 1860 to his death in 1867. The dominant topic of the 1860s is Faraday's involvement with the lighthouse service relating to his advice to Trinity House and the Board of Trade on matters such as electric light and the controversial issue of fog signals.
- Author BiographyFrank A.J.L. James is Professor of the History of Science at the Royal Institution, and past President of both the British Society for the History of Science and the Newcomen Society. He has written on nineteenth century physics and chemistry in their various contexts including Michael Faraday: A Very Short Introduction (2010) and a sesquicentenary edition of Faraday's The Chemical History of a Candle (2011). He has also edited a collection of essays on the history of the Royal Institution The Common Purposes of Life (2002). Frank James lives in Middlesex and is married with three children.
- PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology
- Date of Publication30/11/2011
- GenreScience: General & Reference
- Series TitleHistory and Management of Technology
- Place of PublicationStevenage
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintInstitution of Engineering and Technology
- Width145 mm
- Height228 mm
- Edited byJames Frank
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