The Age of Wonder
Author: Richard Holmes
Soft cover. Excellent condition.
"The Age of Wonder" by Richard Holmes is a captivating exploration of the scientific and cultural revolutions that characterized the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Holmes immerses readers in the lives and discoveries of key figures such as Joseph Banks, Humphry Davy, and William Herschel, weaving together their personal stories with the scientific advancements of the time. Through vivid prose and meticulous research, Holmes reveals how these pioneers reshaped our understanding of the natural world and ignited a sense of wonder that continues to inspire scientific inquiry today.
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