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Encyclopedia of world scientists

Author: Elizabeth H Oakes
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2001.
Series: Facts on File science library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents biographical profiles of nearly five hundred scientists from throughout history, including more than two hundred woman and minority scientists; also includes indexes arranged by field of specialization, nationality, and subject.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Biographie
Biography
Biography Encyclopedias
Biographies Encyclopédies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth H Oakes
ISBN: 081604130X 9780816041305
OCLC Number: 43701668
Description: xii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Biographical essays --
Bibliography --
Entries by field --
Entries by country of birth --
Entries by country of major scientific activity --
Entires by year of birth --
Chronology --
Index.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Other Titles: World scientists
Responsibility: Elizabeth H. Oakes.

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This volume is a comprehensive reference tool for learning about scientists and their work. It includes 500 cross-referenced profiles of well-known scientific "greats" of history and contemporary  Read more...

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