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    P. M. HARMAN, The Natural Philosophy of James Clerk Maxwell. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. Xiv+232. ISBN 0-521-56102-7. £35.00, $59.95. [REVIEW]Robinson M. Yost - 1999 - British Journal for the History of Science 32 (3):363-378.
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    Crosbie Smith, the Science of Energy: A Cultural History of Energy Physics in Victorian Britain. London and Chicago: The Athlone Press and University of Chicago Press, 1998. Pp. XI+404. Isbn 0-485-11431-3, £55.00 ; Isbn 0-485-12145-X; £19.95. [REVIEW]Robinson M. Yost - 2000 - British Journal for the History of Science 33 (1):115-124.
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    A. R. T. Jonkers. Earth’s Magnetism in the Age of Sail. Xvii + 300 Pp., Figs., Index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. $45. [REVIEW]Robinson M. Yost - 2004 - Isis 95 (1):117-118.
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    Pondering the Imponderable: John Robison and Magnetic Theory in Britain.Robinson M. Yost - 1999 - Annals of Science 56 (2):143-174.
    Important shifts took place in the areas investigated by British experimental philosophers during the late eighteenth century. In particular, the phenomena of heat, light, electricity, and magnetism shifted from largely qualitative, non-mathematical subjects to increasingly quantitative, mathematically based subjects. Emphasizing the Scottish context of Edinburgh natural philosopher, John Robison, this paper traces developments in magnetic theory in Britain from the latter quarter of the eighteenth century to the beginning of the nineteenth century. Robison is an important transitional figure who practiced (...)
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    Did the Royal Society Matter in the Eighteenth Century?Richard Sorrenson.Robinson M. Yost - 2000 - Isis 91 (4):782-783.
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    Physics in the Nineteenth Century. Robert D. Purrington.Robinson M. Yost - 1998 - Isis 89 (3):553-554.