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A Biographical dictionary of scientists

Author: Trevor Illtyd Williams; Sonia Withers
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Approximately 1200 scientists, no longer living, from earliest times to the present. Intended for general readers, as well as for students. Both footnotes and chronological tables have been expanded from the 2d edition. Alphabetical arrangement by names. Initialed entries include lengthy biographical information and references. Appendixes of anniversary dates and of scientists mentioned in book but not in full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Biographical dictionary of scientists.
New York : Wiley, 1982
(OCoLC)608922074
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Illtyd Williams; Sonia Withers
ISBN: 0470273267 9780470273265
OCLC Number: 8669194
Notes: "A Halsted Press book."
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 674 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Trevor I. Williams ; assistant editor, Sonia Withers.

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Approximately 1200 scientists, no longer living, from earliest times to the present. Intended for general readers, as well as for students. Both footnotes and chronological tables have been expanded from the 2d edition. Alphabetical arrangement by names. Initialed entries include lengthy biographical information and references. Appendixes of anniversary dates and of scientists mentioned in book but not in full biographical entries. Includes subject index to topics of major importance. 1st., 1969; 2d ed., 1974.

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