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Burton, Dan

Works: 13 works in 35 publications in 2 languages and 1,956 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Performer
Classifications: QC353, 535
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Most widely held works about Dan Burton
  • Papers by Verona Devine Burton Verona Devine Burton( )
Most widely held works by Dan Burton
Nicole Oresme's De visione stellarum (On seeing the stars) a critical edition of Oresme's treatise on optics and atmospheric refraction by Nicole Oresme( )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A translation of "On Seeing the Stars", Nicole Oresme's 14th-century treatise on atmospheric refraction, in which Oresme uses optics and infinitesimals to help solve the problem of astronomy, while proposing that light travels along a curve through the atmosphere
Magic, mystery, and science : the occult in Western civilization by Dan Burton( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magic, Mystery, and Science presents the occult as a "third stream" of belief, as important to the shaping of Western civilization as Greek rationalism or Judeo-Christianity. The occult seeks explanations in a world that is living and intelligent--quite unlike the one supposed by science. By taking these beliefs seriously, while keeping an eye on science, this book aims to capture some of the power of the occult. Readers will discover that the occult has a long history that reaches back to Babylonia and ancient Egypt. It proceeds alongside, and frequently mingles with, religion and science. From the Egyptian Book of the Dead to New Age beliefs, from Plato to Adolf Hitler, occult ways of knowing have been used to explain a world that still tempts us with the knowledge of its dark secrets. --From publisher's description
Hollywood and American history : a filmography of over 250 motion pictures depicting U.S. history by Michael R Pitts( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How we lost by Windsor For The Derby( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A House of ill repute ( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacob the dreamin' schemin' Bibical boy by Jan M Goldstein( Recording )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Carter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Sign languages and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Frank loses big time during his poker game and owes people money. He struggles to pay off the debt, but runs out of time
The Lilly Library ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A dramatization that introduces the Lilly Library to new patrons, demonstrating the procedures for using the library. Joel Silver, Curator of Books, displays and discusses a sampling of materials from the Lilly Library collection. The workings of a handpress is also demonstrated, using the wooden press at the Lilly Library, which is a modern reproduction of a ca. 1680 English press assembled according to the specifications in Joseph Moxon's (1627-1700) Mechanick exercises
The U.S. Congress and you ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Explains how the U.S. Congress works and how citizens can take part in the political process. Intercut are segments featuring comments by Colorado Representative Joel Hefley
U.S. immigration policy & Cuba ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
On May 18, 1995, at the Rayburn House Office building in Washington, D.C., Committee members of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, heard testimony from administration officials and others concerning the new Cuban immigration policy which would allow most Cuban refugees still at Guantanamo Bay to enter the United States
Highlights of GAO's Conference on Optionsto Enhance Mail Security and Postal Operations ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Some of the options suggested to enhance mail security and operations included (1) conducting risk-based assessments of potential threats; (2) redesigning and reducing the number of collection boxes to enhance employee and public safety; (3) encouraging the mailing industry to take steps to enhance mail security, such as controlling access to their facilities and participating in a security certification process for bulk mailers; (4) reducing the anonymity of mailers through such measures as requiring identification from mailers and using video-enabled kiosks; (5) creating separate mail streams corresponding to the level of risk associated with the source of the mail; (6) accelerating the Service's implementation of an "information platform" to, among other things, track and trace mail using enhanced bar codes and trackable postage; (7) changing postage rate structures to establish incentives for mailers to promote security, such as discounts and surcharges; (8) communicating a clear and consistent message to employees and the public on security-related matters; and (9) reexamining the postal infrastructure and delivery standards to improve efficiency and security. Operational issues raised included the following questions: (1) What risks need to be addressed, such as biological, chemical, radiological, and/or explosive threats? (2) What role should the Service, the mailing industry, and others play in protecting the mall? (3) What impact will efforts to reduce the anonymity of mail have on mailers' convenience and privacy, mail volume, and mail cost? (4) what is the availability of effective detection equipment? (5) What changes can be made to the postal infrastructure to promote both efficiency and security? (6) What security measures need to be taken immediately? and (7) what tradeoffs between mail security and safety, service, convenience, and cost are the public and the mailing industry willing to accept for the nation's mail system?
Can't think of anyone else but you by Dan Burton( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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