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Neptune’s Laboratory

Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea

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HARDCOVER

$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674972018

Publication Date: 11/19/2019

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256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 photos

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Antony Adler is Research Associate in the History Department at Carleton College. His work centers on the history of marine science and technology and ocean exploration. He holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Washington and has been a postdoctoral instructor at the University of Washington and a postdoctoral fellow with the Program on Science, Technology & Society at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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