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Sedgwick, Adam 1785-1873

Overview
Works: 236 works in 546 publications in 2 languages and 2,435 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Outlines and syllabi  Catalogs  Textbooks  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Dedicatee, Translator, Honoree
Classifications: LB2321, 170
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A discourse on the studies of the university by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

38 editions published between 1833 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of embryology by M Foster( Book )

16 editions published between 1883 and 1902 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A synopsis of the classification of the British Palæozoic rocks by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

25 editions published between 1835 and 2015 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peripatus by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

33 editions published between 1895 and 1959 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthält: Peripatus / Adam Sedgwick ; Myriapods / F. G. Sinclair ; Insects I / David Sharp
A discourse on the studies of the University of Cambridge by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

21 editions published between 1850 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) was Professor of Geology at Cambridge from 1818, and in 1819 helped to found the Cambridge Philosophical Society. The 'Discourse' at the heart of this book first appeared in 1833. In it he urged students to develop their characters in this 'place of sound learning and Christian education'. He describes the subjects studied in the university - the 'laws of nature', ancient literature and language, and ethics and metaphysics - and their purpose in the service of God. By the time this fifth edition was published in 1850, however, the book had (as Charles Darwin put it in a letter to the author) 'wonderfully grown', with a Preface of 422 pages and an appendix, ranging very widely over the scientific and philosophical debates of the day, as well as ethics and religion. It provides a fascinating overview of a period of scientific revolution for historians of science and education
Dr Livingstone's Cambridge lectures : together with a prefatory letter by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick by David Livingstone( Book )

20 editions published between 1858 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary text-book of zoology by Carl Claus( Book )

18 editions published between 1884 and 1897 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catalogue of the collection of Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge by Sedgwick Museum( Book )

8 editions published between 1873 and 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ueber die älteren oder Paläozoischen Gebilde im Norden von Deutschland und Belgien : verglichen mit Formationen desselben Alters in Grossbritannien by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

5 editions published in 1844 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peripatus / part I / by D. Sharp by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index to the fossil remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia, from the secondary system of strta arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge by Sedgwick Museum( Book )

1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses on the objects and uses of science and literature by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux( Book )

9 editions published between 1840 and 1864 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Livingstone's Cambridge lectures by David Livingstone( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a first edition of David Livingstone's lectures given to students at Cambridge in the 1857. In these lectures, Livingstone covered, in much detail, his explorations in Africa and the people, places and things he saw there. Livingstone goes into great detail about African culture and tribal languages in both lectures, contained in this volume. Also included are letters and biographies of Livingstone and valuable appendices including maps, glossaries and more
A synopsis of the classification of the British Palaeozoic rocks by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

4 editions published in 1854 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A syllabus of a course of lectures on geology by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

4 editions published between 1821 and 1837 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cambridge lectures, together with a prefatory letter by the Rev. Professor Sedgwick by David Livingstone( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a first edition of David Livingstone's lectures given to students at Cambridge in the 1857. In these lectures, Livingstone covered, in much detail, his explorations in Africa and the people, places and things he saw there. Livingstone goes into great detail about African culture and tribal languages in both lectures, contained in this volume. Also included are letters and biographies of Livingstone and valuable appendices including maps, glossaries and more
The life and letters of the Reverend Adam Sedgwick by John Willis Clark( Book )

10 editions published between 1890 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memorial by the Trustees of Cowgill Chapel : with a preface and appendix, on the climate, history and dialects of Dent by Adam Sedgwick( Book )

3 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A catalogue of the collection of Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of Cambridge
Alternative Names
Adam Sedgwick britischer Geologie

Adam Sedgwick britisk geolog

Adam Sedgwick Brits geoloog (1785-1873)

Adam Sedgwick brittisk geolog

Adam Sedgwick brytyjski geolog

Adam Sedgwick English geologist

Adam Sedgwick eruditus

Adam Sedgwick geologo inglese

Adam Sedgwick géologue britannique

Адам Седжвік

Седжвик, Адам

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אדם סדג'ויק

آدم سيدجويك

ایڈم سیجوک

애덤 세지윅

アダム・セジウィック

亞當·塞奇威克

Languages
English (263)

German (7)

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Dr Livingstone's Cambridge lectures : together with a prefatory letter by the Rev. Professor SedgwickA catalogue of the collection of Cambrian and Silurian fossils contained in the Geological Museum of the University of CambridgeThe life and letters of the Reverend Adam SedgwickThe life and letters of Adam SedgwickThe life and letters of Adam Sedgwick