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Science for the Citizen

Nature volume 141, pages 10751078 (18 June 1938) | Download Citation

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THIS is no ordinary book. Like its predecessor, “Mathematics for the Million”, it is a portent of a new understanding and a new purpose in science. We have had in plenty popular expositions of scientific discoveries ; we have had attempts at the analysis of the history of science ; we have had essays on its social implications ; here we have all three together. They gain immensely from being presented as a unity and worked out by a single mind. In this new primer of one thousand pages, Prof. Hogben sets out to teach, to chronicle and to preach the gospel of science.

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