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Ingenious Pursuits

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Ingenious Pursuits by Lisa Jardine
Dec 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780385720014
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    Dec 05, 2000 | ISBN 9780385720014

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"Robustly written, engagingly illustrated, briskly paced, quirkily detailed, Ingenious Pursuits may seduce readers not otherwise inclined to ponder the genealogy of the scientific enterprise."        –The New York Times Book Review

"Jardine’s enthusiasm for her subject enlivens the portraits of a diverse assembly of thinkers and their remarkable contributions to modern science." —Science News

"Fascinating. . . . Jardine never loses sight of the immediacy and excitement of scientific discovery."        –The New Statesman

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