Mechanics in the seventeenth century
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Mechanics in the seventeenth century from the scholastic antecedents to classical thought by ReneМЃ Dugas

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Published by Éditions du Griffon, Central Book Co. in Neuchatel, Switzerland, New York .
Written in English

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  • Mechanics -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby René Dugas. Foreword by Louis de Broglie. Translated by Freda Jacquot.
The Physical Object
Pagination612 p.
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13581884M
OCLC/WorldCa1191940

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