THE days are nearly over when a text-book of Physics in one volume is any longer a possibility. The attempt to compress so great a mass of knowledge into small compass seems necessarily to involve the omission of anything like the full elementary explanation required by junior students, as well as the more advanced discussion suitable to seniors; it also appears necessary to curtail any approach to a mathematical investigation, and to dispense with the details of experimental appliances.
Physics, Advanced Course.
By George F. Barker, Professor of Physics in the University of Pennsylvania. Pp. 902. (London: Macmillan and Co., 1892.)
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LODGE, O. Physics, Advanced Course. Nature 48, 1–2 (1893). https://doi.org/10.1038/048001a0