skip to content
The Road to Maxwell's demon / conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Road to Maxwell's demon / conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics.

Author: Meir Hemmo; Orly Shenker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A philosophical perspective to statistical mechanics for graduate students and researchers in the foundations and philosophy of physics.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012012613
Named Person: James Clerk Maxwell; James Clerk Maxwell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meir Hemmo; Orly Shenker
ISBN: 9781283638678 1283638673 1139095161 9781139095167 9781139570923 1139570927
OCLC Number: 812066766
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction Larry Neal; 2. Babylonia in the first millennium BC - economic growth in times of empire Michael Jursa; 3. Capitalism and the ancient Greek economy Alain Bresson; 4. Re-constructing the Roman economy Willem M. Jongman; 5. Trans-Asian trade, or the Silk Road deconstructed (Antiquity, Middle Ages) Etienne de la Vaissiere; 6. China before capitalism R. Bin Wong; 7. Capitalism in India in the very long run Tirthankar Roy; 8. Institutional change and economic development in the Middle East, 700-1800 Sevket Pamuk; 9. Markets and coercion in medieval Europe Karl Gunnar Persson; 10. The Via Italiana to capitalism Luciano Pezzolo; 11. The Low Countries Oscar Gelderblom and Joost Jonker; 12. The formation of states and transitions to modern economies: England, Europe and Asia compared Patrick Karl O'Brien; 13. Pre-Columbian and Iberian America Richard Salvucci; 14. The emergence of African capitalism Morten Jerven; 15. Native Americans and exchange: strategies and interactions before 1800 Ann M. Carlos and Frank D. Lewis; 16. British and European industrialization C. Knick Harley; 17. America: capitalism's promised land Jeremy Atack; 18. The political economy of rising capitalism Jose Luis Cardoso; Index.
Responsibility: Meir Hemmo, Orly Shenker, .

Abstract:

Volume 1 of a definitive two-volume reference tracing the rise and development of capitalism from ancient to modern times.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'In many respects the history of capitalism is the history most relevant to our times. It's a huge story and is well told in this very important book.' Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/812066766> # The Road to Maxwell's demon conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "812066766" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132092> ; # Statistical thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#Person/maxwell_james_clerk_1831_1879> ; # James Clerk Maxwell
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1110592> ; # Second law of thermodynamics
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012679> ; # Maxwell's demon
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/536.71/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/64037507> ; # James Clerk Maxwell
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/6460274> ; # Orly Shenker
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/250209749> ; # Meir Hemmo
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "A philosophical perspective to statistical mechanics for graduate students and researchers in the foundations and philosophy of physics."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1170403506> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "The Road to Maxwell's demon conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics."@en ;
    schema:productID "812066766" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/812066766#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1025041> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=395113> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139095167> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781283638678> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139570923> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139095167> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/812066766> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#Person/maxwell_james_clerk_1831_1879> # James Clerk Maxwell
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1831" ;
    schema:deathDate "1879" ;
    schema:familyName "Maxwell" ;
    schema:givenName "James Clerk" ;
    schema:name "James Clerk Maxwell" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1012679> # Maxwell's demon
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Maxwell's demon"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1110592> # Second law of thermodynamics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Second law of thermodynamics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1132092> # Statistical thermodynamics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Statistical thermodynamics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/250209749> # Meir Hemmo
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hemmo" ;
    schema:givenName "Meir" ;
    schema:name "Meir Hemmo" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64037507> # James Clerk Maxwell
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1831" ;
    schema:deathDate "1879" ;
    schema:familyName "Maxwell" ;
    schema:givenName "James Clerk" ;
    schema:name "James Clerk Maxwell" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/6460274> # Orly Shenker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Shenker" ;
    schema:givenName "Orly" ;
    schema:name "Orly Shenker" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1170403506#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/812066766> ; # The Road to Maxwell's demon conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139095167>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1139095161" ;
    schema:isbn "9781139095167" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781139570923>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1139570927" ;
    schema:isbn "9781139570923" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781283638678>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1283638673" ;
    schema:isbn "9781283638678" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/812066766>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/812066766> ; # The Road to Maxwell's demon conceptual foundations of statistical mechanics.
    schema:dateModified "2017-10-29" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.