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Cadbury, Deborah

Overview
Works: 102 works in 322 publications in 7 languages and 8,793 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Biographies  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Nonfiction television programs  Historical reenactments (Television programs)  Educational films  Environmental television programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: TA19, 629.409
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Deborah Cadbury
Publications by Deborah Cadbury
Most widely held works by Deborah Cadbury
Space race : the epic battle between America and the Soviet Union for dominion of space by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,381 libraries worldwide
Presents a history of the space programs of the United States and the Soviet Union and the competition to be the first to land on the Moon
Chocolate wars : the 150-year rivalry between the world's greatest chocolate makers by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of the consumption of chocolate and examines the rivalry that stood between chocolatier dynasties throughout the world, including the efforts of the Cadburys and Kitty Hershey to create new products and dominate the domestic market
Dreams of iron and steel : seven wonders of the nineteenth century, from the building of the London sewers to the Panama Canal by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
A world that had changed little from the Middle Ages was altered beyond recognition by the engineering genius of the nineteenth century: rivers tamed, oceans pacified, continents bridged. In Dreams of Iron and Steel, acclaimed historian Deborah Cadbury tells the heroic tale of the visionaries and ordinary workers who brought to life seven wonders of engineering that still have the power to awe and inspire us today. From the London sewers that banished cholera to the Panama Canal that shaved thousands of miles off a dangerous sea passage, from the Hoover Dam that diverted the world's most unpredictable river to give power to over half of the country to the transcontinental railroad that fulfilled the dream of manifest destiny. Dreams of iron and steel reveals the epic struggles and personal fortunes and reputations were lost and won
Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's royal family in the darkest days of WWII by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
British author Cadbury explores the many layers involved in the abdication crisis of 1936, which ceded the British crown to the seemingly least prepared of the four sons of George V, George VI, aka Bertie, who revealed himself in the subsequent crisis of war to be the most suitable and stalwart of all
Terrible lizard : the first dinosaur hunters and the birth of a new science by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 670 libraries worldwide
The author presents the story of a twelve-year-old who found a seventeen foot long skeleton in 1812, of the Reverend William Buckland who was interested in "undergroundology" in his attempts to prove the accuracy of the Biblical accounts of creation, of Dr. Gideon Mantell who uncovered petrified bones in a Sussex quarry, and of his feud with the anatomist Richard Owen "who claimed the credit for the discovery of the dinosaurs."--Jacket
Seven wonders of the industrial world by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
"Seven Wonders of the Industrial World uncovers the truth behind the epic monuments of the industrial revolution, from Isambard Kingdom Brunel's extraordinary SS Great Eastern, the 'Crystal Palace of the Seas', to the Panama Canal, that linked the Atlantic and Pacific oceans over half a century later. This is how our modern world was really forged - in rivets, grease and steam; in blood, sweat and human imagination."--BOOK JACKET
Altering Eden : the feminization of nature by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
"Scientists around the world are finding alarming changes in human reproduction and health. There is strong evidence that sperm counts have fallen dramatically. Testicular, prostate, and breast cancer are on the rise. Different animal species are even showing signs of "feminization" or "changing sex," the males actually producing eggs like females. According to scientific evidence compiled worldwide, the prime suspect in these worrying findings is the increased exposure to chemicals that can mimic the female hormone estrogen and other hormones." "Believed responsible for genital abnormalities and cancers across a wide range of species, these hormone-disrupting chemicals may pose a threat not only to our human potential, but to our very survival." "Through extensive interviews with fertility experts and scientists worldwide as well as members of the chemical industry, Deborah Cadbury provides a balanced, cogent, compelling argument that propels us toward a disturbing conclusion."--Jacket
The dinosaur hunters : a story of scientific rivalry and the discovery of the prehistoric world by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Gideon Mantell uncovered giant bones in a Sussex quarry but Richard Owen, patronised by royalty and the government, scooped the credit for the discovery of the dinosaurs. Thus begin the bitter feud between these nineteenth century scientists. Their struggle was to create a new science that would change man's perception of his place in the universe
Seven wonders of the industrial world ( visu )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Presented in docudrama format, Seven wonders of the industrial world examines seven of the most important feats of civil engineering of the 19th and early 20th centuries: the SS Great Eastern; the Brooklyn Bridge, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, the Transcontinental Railway, the London sewer system, the Panama Canal, and Hoover Dam
The lost king of France : revolution, revenge and the search for Louis XVII by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
In 1793, when his mother was beheaded at the guillotine, she left her adored eight-year-old son imprisoned in the Temple Tower. Declared dead by the French Revolutionary leaders, this book follows the quest to uncover the truth behind what really happened to the 'Lost King of France', Louis XVII
The feminization of nature : our future at risk by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 181 libraries worldwide
"Starting with a single clue, the sharp rise in the incidence of testicular cancer in recent years, this book follows an extraordinary detective trail as scientists uncover disturbing evidence of adverse changes in human reproduction and health. A dramatic fall in sperm counts over the last fifty years has been reported in Europe and America, together with an increase in sex-organ abnormalities of baby boys. In the same time-scale other reproductive cancers have also increased, most noticeably breast and prostate cancer. These alterations to human reproduction are mirrored by extraordinary changes in wildlife: from Florida panthers with undescended testes to male fish in a British river producing high levels of the female egg-yolk protein, there are species showing signs of 'feminization', or even 'changing sex'. The experimental evidence points to a common link between all these changes: alterations in exposure to the female hormone oestrogen." "Recently it has been discovered that many synthetic chemicals can act like weak oestrogens, imitating the female hormone and other hormones. More frightening still, these are chemicals to which we are all exposed, substances which we are eating, drinking and bathing in. Furthermore, unlike the natural hormone oestrogen, which is active in the body for hours at most, some of these hormone-mimicking chemicals can accumulate in our body fat and linger in our tissues for years." "Could there be a connection between these two threads of scientific research? This book examines the compelling evidence and presents the views of leading scientists in the field."--Jacket
The Estrogen effect assault on the male ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Examines possible recent environmental factors causing changes to the reproductive systems of male animals and humans as well
Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's Royal family in the darkest days of WWII by Deborah Cadbury( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
The personal lives of the British Royals were successfully kept out of the public eye by agreement of the press and royal family, but this all changed in 1936 when King Edward VIII abdicated the throne and spurned his responsibility for the sake of the glamorous American socialite and divorcee, Wallis Simpson. New research and recently released files, shows not only did George VI have to battle to lead his country but battle constantly to keep his brothers, and his older brother, in check
Imagined worlds : stories of scientific discovery by Paul Andersen( Book )
6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The lost king of France : how DNA solved the mystery of the murdered son of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette by Deborah Cadbury( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Louis-Charles, Duc de Normandie, enjoyed a charmed early childhood in the gilded palace of Versailles. At the age of four, he became the dauphin, heir to the most powerful throne in Europe. Yet within five years he was to lose everything. Drawn into the horror of the French Revolution, his family was incarcerated and their fate thrust into the hands of the revolutionaries who wished to destroy the monarchy. In 1793, when Marie Antoinette was beheaded at the guillotine, she left her adored eight-year-old son imprisoned in the Temple Tower. Far from inheriting a throne, the orphaned boy-king had to endure the hostility and abuse of a nation. Two years later, the revolutionary leaders declared Louis XVII dead. No grave was dug, no monument built to mark his passing. Immediately, rumors spread that the prince had, in fact, escaped from prison and was still alive. Others believed that he had been murdered, his heart cut out and preserved as a relic. As with the tragedies of England's princes in the Tower and the Romanov archduchess Anastasia, countless "brothers" soon approached Louis-Charles's older sister, Marie-Therese, who survived the revolution. They claimed not only the dauphin's name, but also his inheritance. Several "princes" were plausible, but which, if any, was the real heir to the French throne? The Lost King of France is a moving and dramatic tale that interweaves a pivotal moment in France's history with a compelling detective story that involves pretenders to the crown, royalist plots and palace intrigue, bizarre legal battles, and modern science. The quest for the truth continued into the twenty-first century, when, thanks to DNA testing, the strange odyssey of a stolen heart found within the royal tombs brought an exciting conclusion to the two-hundred-year-old mystery of the lost king of France.--Amazon.com
Seven wonders of the industrial world. the Hoover dam ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This program, the final in the acclaimed Seven Wonders of the Industrial World series, follows the story of The Hoover Dam, a structure standing sixty stories high with a larger volume than the Great Pyramid at Giza. In 1902, engineer Arthur Powell-Davis dreamed of creating the largest dam ever and taming the Colorado River. With electricity and irrigation, the deserts of the west would bloom and the face of America would change forever. Powell-Davis's dreams turned to nightmares as twenty years passed in legal wrangling until the desperate conditions of the Great Depression revitalised the scheme which became a symbol of hope for thousands. The ruthless and dedicated engineer Frank Crowe took charge and many lives were lost, as the entire Colorado River had to be diverted to make way for the construction. They built four mammoth tunnels through nearly a mile of rock using innovative contraptions called drilling jumbos. These trucks, stacked tall with tiers of 24-30 drills, would back up against the rock face to bore holes for the explosive. Carbon monoxide poisoning and injuries from cave-ins were common as men struggled deep underground with power tools and dynamite. Safety was sacrificed for speed. Work then began on the dam itself. At its base workers removed over half a million cubic yards of mud before reaching the bedrock foundation. Most endangered of all were the "high scalers" who had to swing right out over the sides of the Grand Canyon to blast the canyon walls to create a smooth surface for the concrete. The rock face was a maze of live air hoses, electrical lines and other climbers. The men soon improvised the first use of hard hats by coating cloth hats with coal tar. By June 1933, they began pouring concrete and continued for the next two years, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On February 1 1935, the diversion tunnels were blocked. The Colorado resumed her natural course and the dam went into operation
Seven wonders of the industrial world Series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Seven Wonders of the Industrial World provides an encounter with the most brilliant pioneers of the industrial age. Recreating their stories of burning ambition, extravagant dreams, passion and rivalry as great minds clashed, this series of BBC TV programmes delves into the history of seven epic monuments spanning the industrial revolution and dawn of modern civil engineering
Cheating time by Deborah Cadbury( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
How far can medical science alter reproductive abilities and fight aging? Horizon looks at the latest research into whether women need the menopause and discusses ways in which it can be delayed, or even stopped all together
Horizon by Deborah Cadbury( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
In 1989, Professors Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons announced that they had discovered the secret of endless, cheap energy by perfecting nuclear fusion in a test tube. Their discovery was dismissed with contempt by the scientific establishment and they fled their academic posts in the USA. The programme suggests that the Japanese are now poised to invest heavily in Fleischmann and Pons' latest work, while advocates of cold fusion warn that the West has missed out on the discovery of the century
 
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Alternative Names
캐드버리, 데보라
キャドバリー, デボラ
キャドベリー, デボラ
Languages
English (158)
Spanish (8)
Japanese (5)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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