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The great scientists

Author: A J Meadows
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of science as understood through the lives of twelve of its great practitioners, "The Great Scientists" combines vivid biography, extensive commentary on the social and historical events of the time, and over four hundred illustrations, the majority in full color.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meadows, A.J. (Arthur Jack).
Great scientists.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)573359523
Online version:
Meadows, A.J. (Arthur Jack).
Great scientists.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)604104441
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; William Harvey; Issac Newton, Sir; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier; Alexander von Humboldt; Michael Faraday; Charles Darwin; Louis Pasteur; Marie Curie; Sigmund Freud; Albert Einstein; Aristotle.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Meadows
ISBN: 0195206207 9780195206203
OCLC Number: 16228275
Description: 248, [1] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Aristotle --
Galileo Galilei --
William Harvey --
Isaac Newton --
Antoine Lavoisier --
Alexander von Humboldt --
Michael Faraday --
Charles Darwin --
Louis Pasteur --
Marie Curie --
Sigmund Freud --
Albert Einstein.
Responsibility: Jack Meadows.
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A history of science as understood through the lives of twelve of its great practitioners, "The Great Scientists" combines vivid biography, extensive commentary on the social and historical events of the time, and over four hundred illustrations, the majority in full color.

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