WorldCat Identities

North, John David

Overview
Works: 111 works in 346 publications in 5 languages and 10,471 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Redactor
Classifications: QB15, 936.2319
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 )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 1,285 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 )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,143 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
Cosmos : an illustrated history of astronomy and cosmology by John David North( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive history of humanity's search to find its place within the universe. North charts the history of astronomy and cosmology from the Paleolithic period to the present day
The measure of the universe; a history of modern cosmology by John David North( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ambassadors' secret : Holbein and the world of the Renaissance by John David North( Book )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North reexamines Holbein's masterpiece "The Ambassadors" and proposes a hidden meaning
Chaucer's universe by John David North( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Newton by John David North( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's clockmaker : Richard of Wallingford and the invention of time by John David North( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 355 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 Light of nature : essays in the history and philosophy of science presented to A.C. Crombie by John David North( Book )

13 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-nineteenth-century scientists by John David North( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-Nineteenth-Century Scientists collects together the significant biographies of eight English scientists, namely, Charles Babbage, Charles Darwin, James Prescott Joule, Hugh Powell, Joseph Lister, and William Henry Perkin. This book covers a wide range of topics in mathematics, biology, physics, and chemistry. Organized into six chapters, this book begins with an overview of the Charles Babbage's first idea on calculating tables by machinery to eliminate as far as possible any human actions in the process of calculation. This text then presents a biography of Charles Darwin, with emphasis o
Stonehenge : neolithic man and the cosmos by John David North( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology by John David North( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars, minds, and fate : essays in ancient and medieval cosmology by John David North( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard of Wallingford : an edition of his writings by Richard( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The universal frame : historical essays in astronomy, natural philosophy, and scientific method by John David North( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horoscopes and history by John David North( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between demonstration and imagination : essays in the history of science and philosophy presented to John D. North( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 155 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 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and culture under William and Mary by Alfred Gustave Herbert Bachrach( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verborgen betekenissen in de dichtkunst van Geoffrey Chaucer by John David North( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John David North britischer Wissenschaftshistoriker

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 (207)

Dutch (7)

German (5)

Spanish (4)

Italian (3)

Covers
Stonehenge : a new interpretation of prehistoric man and the cosmosCosmos : an illustrated history of astronomy and cosmologyThe measure of the universe; a history of modern cosmologyThe Ambassadors' secret : Holbein and the world of the RenaissanceGod's clockmaker : Richard of Wallingford and the invention of timeThe Light of nature : essays in the history and philosophy of science presented to A.C. CrombieStonehenge : neolithic man and the cosmosThe Fontana history of astronomy and cosmology