Masters of theory: Cambridge and the rise of mathematical physics
Includes bibliographical references (p. 527-547) and index. Writing a pedagogical history of mathematical physics -- The reform coach: teaching mixed mathematics in Georgian and Victorian Cambridge -- A mathematical world on paper: the material culture and practice-ladenness of mixed mathematics -- Exercising the student body mathematics, manliness, and athleticism -- Routh's Men: coaching, research, and the reform of public teaching -- Making sense of Maxwell's Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism in Mid-Victorian Cambridge -- Joseph Larmor, the electronic theory of matter, and the principle of relativity -- Transforming the field: the Cambridge reception of Einstein's special theory of relativity -- Through the convex looking glass: A. S. Eddington and the Cambridge reception of Einstein's general theory of relativity.
- LCC: QC19.6
- Dewey Decimal: 530.15/09426/59/09034
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xiv, 572 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk : alk. paper)
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