nLab Edmund T. Whittaker

Selected writings

On the history of electromagnetism:

  • Edmund T. Whittaker:

    A History of the Theories of Aether and Electricity

    • Vol. 1: The Classical Theories

      From the age of Descartes to the close of the Nineteenth century

      (1910, 1951) [pdf]

    • Vol. 2: The Modern Theories 1900-1926

      (1953) [pdf]

    reprinted by Humanities Press (1973)

    [Wikipedia entry]

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