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Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 1, The (Hardback)

The Correspondence, May 1840–August 1843

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Imprint: University of Pittsburgh Press
Series: The Correspondence of John Tyndall
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9780822944706
Published: 1st September 2016
Casemate UK Academic

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The 230 letters in this inaugural volume of The Correspondence of John Tyndall chart Tyndall's emergence into early adulthood, spanning from his arrival in Youghal in May 1840 as a civil assistant with just a year's experience working on the Irish Ordnance Survey to his pseudonymous authorship of an open letter to the prime minister, Robert Peel, protesting the pay and conditions on the English Survey in August 1843. The letters, which include Tyndall's earliest extant correspondence, encompass some of the most significant events of the early 1840s. Tyndall's correspondents also discuss their experiences of British military expansion in India and economic migration to North America, among other topics. The letters show the development of many of the traits and talents, both mathematical and literary, that would subsequently make Tyndall one of most prominent men of science in Victorian Britain. They also afford broader insights into a period of almost unprecedented social upheaval and cultural and technological change that ultimately shaped Tyndall's development into adulthood.

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