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Quakers in science and industry

Arthur Raistrick

Quakers in science and industry

being a account of the Quaker contribution to science and industry during the 17th and 18th centuries

by Arthur Raistrick

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English


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Statementby Arthur Raistrick.
The Physical Object
Pagination361p.
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19675173M


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