By Peter Adey
Air is an leading edge cultural and medical background that specializes in our makes an attempt to appreciate air, to engineer and grapple with it, to make experience of it and locate which means in it. For as crucial as air has been to our philosophical, medical and technological ambitions, Peter Adey exhibits that it really is via air that the inventive and literary mind's eye has been lifted.
Exploring the paintings of proven figures akin to Marie Curie, Joseph Priestley and John Scott Haldane, in addition to lesser-known pioneers, and together with views from portray, literature and poetry, this richly illustrated publication will attract a person drawn to the technological know-how in addition to the tradition of this pervasive, frequently unregarded but very important substance.
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Air: Nature and Culture (Earth) by Peter Adey