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Thomas Browne

Question 1:

What is the Latin title of the book in which Browne first used the term "electricity"?

Question 2:

What does the book's title mean in English?

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Read the book's introduction and browse its contents pages - then try to answer this

Question 3:

What sort of book is it and what problems does it address?

Question 4:

What subjects does the book deal with?

Question 5:

Look at the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) on Thomas Browne. What does this tell you about why and how the book was written, especially the way it was structured?

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