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Science  10 Jul 2009:
Vol. 325, Issue 5937, pp. 149
DOI: 10.1126/science.1175513

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Science A Four Thousand Year History by Patricia Fara Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009. 424 pp. $34.95, £20. ISBN 9780199226894.


In this accessible history, Fara surveys the practice of science from ancient Babylon through current projects in genomics and particle physics.