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Can you recommend a/some good book(s) on Faraday for the lay person? In particular, in relation to his 'Experimental Researches in Electricity'.

Also, any books explaining how Maxwell explained Faraday's work in mathematical terms.

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  • $\begingroup$ Also interested in history, so any books explaining discoveries leading up to Faraday/Maxwell would be welcomed. $\endgroup$ – cfann61 Jun 17 '15 at 16:31
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    $\begingroup$ Would History of Science and Mathematics be a better home for this question? $\endgroup$ – Qmechanic Jun 17 '15 at 16:34
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Michael Faraday by L. Pearce Williams. Lots of biographical information but also detailed explications of his work referencing his published papers and diary. No math though, since Faraday wasn't a mathematician, but he was a great experimentalist!

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  • $\begingroup$ Loved that book. Anything similar on Tesla? $\endgroup$ – cfann61 Jan 27 '16 at 17:42

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