❴PDF❵ ✪ A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table, Revised Edition Author Michael D. Gordin – Heartforum.co.uk Dmitrii Mendeleev is a name we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements Generally, little else has been known about him A Well Ordered Thing is an authoritative b Dmitrii Mendeleev is a name Thing: Dmitrii PDF È we recognize, but perhaps only as the creator of the periodic table of elements Generally, little else has been known about him A Well Ordered Thing is an authoritative biography of Mendeleev that draws a multifaceted portrait of his life for the first time As Michael Gordin reveals, Mendeleev was not only a luminary in the history of science, he was also an astonishingly wide ranging political and cultural figure From his attack on Spiritualism to his failed voyage to the Arctic and his near A Well-Ordered MOBI :Ä mythical hot air balloon trip, this is the story of an extraordinary maverick The ideals that shaped his work outside science also led Mendeleev to order the elements and, eventually, to engineer one of the most fascinating scientific developments of the nineteenth centuryA Well Ordered Thing is a classic work that tells the story of one of the world s most important minds.
Michael Gordin is Rosengarten Professor Thing: Dmitrii PDF È of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University, where he specializes in the history of modern science In he served as the inaugural director of the Fung Global Fellows Program He came to Princeton in after earning his AB and his PhD from Harvard University, and serving a term at the Harvard Society of Fellows In he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and was named a Guggenheim Fellow He has published on the history of A Well-Ordered MOBI :Ä science, Russian history, and the history of nuclear weapons.
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- A Well-Ordered Thing: Dmitrii Mendeleev and the Shadow of the Periodic Table, Revised Edition
- Michael D. Gordin
- 24 December 2019 Michael D. Gordin