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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 5: 1855-1860  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    This volume includes 70% of previously unpublished letters of Michael Farday spanning half of the 1850s and most of 1860. Topics include Faraday's work on regelation, the transmission of light through gold and his appointment by Emperor Napoleon III to be a Commander of the Legion of Honour.

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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 6: 1860-1867  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    The sixth volume of Faraday's correspondence contains letters from the end of 1860 to his death in 1867. The dominant topic of the 1860s is Faraday's involvement with the lighthouse service relating to his advice to Trinity House and the Board of Trade on matters such as electric light and the controversial issue of fog signals.

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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 4: 1849-1855  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    The letters in this volume concern Faraday's work on topics such as terrestrial and atmospheric magnetism, the electrification of lighthouses and the theory of telegraphic retardation, as well as advice to the Government on the war with Russia, his exclusion from the Sandemanian Church and his views on table turning.

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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 3: 1841-1848  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    Almost 75% of the letters in Volume 3 were previously unpublished. During this period (1841-1848) he discovered the magneto-optical effect and diamagnetism, allowing him to argue for his views on the nature of matter.

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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 2: 1832-1840  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    Volume 2 covers the 1830s, a period when Faraday pursued the consequences of his discovery of electromagnetic induction and revised entirely the theories of electrochemistry and the nature of electricity.His correspondents include scientists of the day as well as antiquaries, military men, artists and politicians.

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    The Correspondence of Michael Faraday

    Volume 1: 1811-1831  
    Frank A.J.L. James

    Volume 1 covers Faraday's early years up to his discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831. Other scientific and technical topics covered include Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic rotations (in 1821), the liquefaction of gases (in 1823) and the long series of experiments in the latter part of the 1820s to improve optical glass.