WorldCat Identities

North, John David

Overview
Works: 93 works in 291 publications in 4 languages and 9,688 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Portraits 
Roles: Editor, Other, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: QC16.N7, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John David North
The Norton history of astronomy and cosmology by John David North ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of astronomy and the universe
Stonehenge : a new interpretation of prehistoric man and the cosmos by John David North ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Argues that Stonehenge's scientific purpose was to observe the setting midwinter sun, and that astronomical observations made by the ancient Britons were as rational and methodical as they are today
Stars, minds, and fate essays in ancient and medieval cosmology by John David North ( )
11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The universal frame historical essays in astronomy, natural philosophy, and scientific method by John David North ( )
8 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cosmos : an illustrated history of astronomy and cosmology by John David North ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The measure of the universe; a history of modern cosmology by John David North ( Book )
26 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God's clockmaker : Richard of Wallingford and the invention of time by John David North ( )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Richard of Wallingford, a medieval abbot, mathematician and scientist who built a pioneering astronomical and astrological clock
The Ambassadors' secret : Holbein and the world of the Renaissance by John David North ( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
North reexamines Holbein's masterpiece "The Ambassadors" and proposes a hidden meaning
Chaucer's universe by John David North ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isaac Newton by James Gleick ( Book )
8 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of one of the world's greatest scientific minds traces the evolution of Isaac Newton's scientific thought, from his early years at Cambridge University through his critical contributions to the history of science
The Light of nature : essays in the history and philosophy of science presented to A.C. Crombie by John J Roche ( Book )
11 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mid-nineteenth-century scientists ( Book )
5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stonehenge : neolithic man and the cosmos by John David North ( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard of Wallingford : an edition of his writings by Richard ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horoscopes and history by John David North ( Book )
8 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology by John David North ( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between demonstration and imagination : essays in the history of science and philosophy presented to John D. North ( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The essays in this volume reflect the wide-ranging interests of John D. North, distinguished historian of science and philosophy. They take up various themes to which he has made important contributions: the development of scientific knowledge and methodology, the style of scientific and philosophical thought, and the uses of scientific knowledge in the making of instruments or the casting of horoscopes."--BOOK JACKET. "These essays will be of much interest to all historians of science and philosophy."--BOOK JACKET
Time and the scholastic universe by John David North ( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viewegs Geschichte der Astronomie und Kosmologie by John David North ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science and culture under William and Mary by Alfred Gustave Herbert Bachrach ( Book )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
North, David 1934-2008
North, J. D.
North, J. D. 1934-2008
North, J. D. (John David)
North, J. D. (John David), 1934-2008
North, John
North, John, 1934-....
North, John, 1934-2008
North, John D.
North, John David
North, John David 1934-2008
Languages
English (180)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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