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Hart-Davis, Adam

Overview
Works: 281 works in 591 publications in 3 languages and 9,747 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Biography  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Illustrated works  Miscellanea  FAQs  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Contributor, Narrator, Production personnel, Other, Translator, coo
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Hart-Davis
DK science : the definitive visual guide( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference book tells the story of scientific progress from the invention of the wheel to 21st century climate solutions. It captures every key moment of discovery, and shows how the concepts, the inventions, and the individuals behind them have changed our world. Through illustrations and accessible text, Science explains even the most complex topics clearly--P. [4] of cover
History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present day( Book )

27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of human history from prehistoric times to the present day, analyzing the common themes, threads, forces, and factors that have shaped human life--including climate, ecology, disease, and geology--and examining human accomplishments, from the technological innovations that changed the world to key cultural, social, artistic, and intellectual achievements
The science book by John Farndon( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Science Book is an inventive visual take on astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, and physics. With eye-catching artwork, step-by-step diagrams, and illustrations that break down complicated ideas into manageable concepts, The Science Book will have readers conversant in genetic engineering, black holes, and global warming in no time. Along the way are found mini-biographies of the most well-known scientists, and a glossary of helpful scientific terms
Engineers by John Farndon( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the lives and motivations of engineers, spanning the ancient world to modern times, and providing illustrated narratives, detailed accounts, photo-essays, and more
The book of time : the secret of time, how it works and how we measure it by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of Time is a complete guide to one of the most important, paradoxical and truly mind-bending subjects there is. It explores every aspect of time, including how it works in the natural world and in our bodies, its significance in religion and philosophy, how we measure it and how it has been essential to our scientific understanding of the universe and everything in it
Why does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of asking by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does a ball bounce? Why does a balloon burst? How can a stone move on its own? Television scientist and historian Adam Hart-Davis brings you the answers to 100 essential questions about life, the universe and everything, fully illustrated with his own superb colour photographs
The cosmos : a beginner's guide( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year, scientists make new revolutionary discoveries about the universe's composition, history, and origin. Presenter Adam Hart-Davis makes these findings accessible and fun as he tours advanced facilities and explains how technology is shaping our understanding of the universe. Features twelve-page viewer's guide, gallery of Apollo astronauts, and more
The scientific eye : exploring the marvels of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces basic scientific principles accompanied by related riddles and jokes
Talking science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"TV personality Adam Hart-Davis meets 14 of the world's leading scientists to discuss their work, their passions, and those elusive ground-breaking moments in their lives."--BOOK JACKET
What the Victorians did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian era was a time of extraordinary prosperity and development in Britain, an explosion of power and pride that was celebrated in the Great Exhibition of 1851. In this book, Adam Hart-Davis celebrates Victorian achievements and shows that we still live in a Victorian world
What Tudors and Stuarts did for us by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing math puzzles by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Number puzzles can be fun, but they also can burn up your brain cells--especially the 82 tantalizing math puzzlers found in this intriguing volume. Try them as party dares or make stump-your-friends bets
Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698, saving the lives of many sailors from the fate of the thousands who previously died upon the rocks. The Great Gale not only destroyed the man and his lighthouse, but also saw complete devastation throughout the land. And at sea, some 8000 sailors were drowned that night, within yards of the land. Winstanley was an ingenious man. He owned a house of gadgets which was o
Mathemagic by Raymond Blum( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of various kinds of math puzzles--including number tricks, memory tricks, and geometric designs--in different levels of difficulty; also includes explanations of mathematical principles
Solids : an introduction by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

11 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What the Romans did for us by Philip Wilkinson( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why does a ball bounce? : and 100 other questions from the world of science by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just another day : the science and technology of our everyday lives by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his brilliantly idiosyncratic style, Adam Hart-Davis takes the reader through his day and shows just how much science and technology surrounds us all the time, from the alarm clock that wakes us up to the duvet we go to sleep in
Test your psychic powers by Susan J Blackmore( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tests to determine your psychic powers
The cosmos : a beginner's guide by Adam Hart-Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated field guide that aims to provide findings that revolutionize our view of the Cosmos. The book also includes data files, technology boxes and biographies of famous scientists and astronomers. It aims to take us on a journey to the edge of the Universe and the frontier of our understanding of our mysterious Cosmos
 
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History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present day
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History : the definitive visual guide : from the dawn of civilization to the present dayThe book of time : the secret of time, how it works and how we measure itWhy does a ball bounce? : 101 questions you never thought of askingTalking scienceWhat the Victorians did for usWhat Tudors and Stuarts did for usAmazing math puzzlesHenry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse
Alternative Names
Adam Hart-Davis Brits fotograaf

Adam Hart-Davis britský vědec, spisovatel, fotograf, historik a hlasatel

Davis, A. Hart-

Davis, Adam Hart-.

Davis Adam Hart- 1943-....

Hart-Davis, A.

Hart-Davis, A. 1943-

Hart-Davis, A. (Adam)

Hart-Davis, A. (Adam), 1943-

Hart-Davis, Adam

Дэвис, А. Харт-

Харт-Дэвис, А.

ادام هارت‌دیویس

آدم هارت-دايفيس

آدم هارت-دايفيس، 1943-

ハート = デイヴィス, アダム

ハート = デーヴィス, アダム

Languages
English (156)

Japanese (2)

Czech (1)