David Marcus Knight (1936–2018): An Appreciation

@article{Brock2019DavidMK,
  title={David Marcus Knight (1936–2018): An Appreciation},
  author={William H Brock},
  journal={Ambix},
  year={2019},
  volume={66},
  pages={246 - 263}
}
The article is a biography of the historian of science, David M. Knight. It contains reminiscences of the author's relations with Knight while he was a postgraduate at Oxford and thereby conveys an impression of the state of history of science in Britain in the 1960s. It offers a conspectus of Knight's prolific literary activity and teaching career at the University of Durham. His love of chemistry and admiration for the work of Sir Humphry Davy is emphasised. 

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