Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the 19th Century

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Price
$112.80
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.18 X 9.58 X 1.03 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313319693
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About the Author

Michael Windelspecht is Assistant Professor of Biology at Appalachian State University. He is the author of Groundbreaking Scientific Experiments, Inventions, and Discoveries of the 17th Century (Greenwood, 2002).

Reviews

"This is an interesting volume that covers in alphabetical order sixty-five terms representing theories, discoveries, fields of science, inventions and scientific concepts that were developed or took place during the nineteenth century....Articles are written in a clear an uncomplicated style, making this book appropriate for non-science majors, high school students and the general public. This book is recommended for the reference collections of undergraduate libraries, high school and public libraries."-E-STREAMS
"Appropriate for high school and undergraduate libraries."-SciTech Book News
"[t]he well-written entries accurately summarize a great deal of historical information and provide brief bibliographies....Recommended. Secondary school and college libraries, and general readers."-Choice
"[o]ffers A-Z entries for breakthroughs primarily in the physical and life sciences, among them the theory of natural selection, advances in cell biology and palentology, the development of anesthetics, and the invention of photography and the electric light."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"[s]erves as a reference for general science students and teachers interested in obtaining an overview of the advances in mathematics, science, and technology....This source and others in this series is recommended for the high school library where students and teachers turn to print resources."-Library Media Connection
"Ýt¨he well-written entries accurately summarize a great deal of historical information and provide brief bibliographies....Recommended. Secondary school and college libraries, and general readers."-Choice
"Ýo¨ffers A-Z entries for breakthroughs primarily in the physical and life sciences, among them the theory of natural selection, advances in cell biology and palentology, the development of anesthetics, and the invention of photography and the electric light."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"Ýs¨erves as a reference for general science students and teachers interested in obtaining an overview of the advances in mathematics, science, and technology....This source and others in this series is recommended for the high school library where students and teachers turn to print resources."-Library Media Connection
?Appropriate for high school and undergraduate libraries.?-SciTech Book News
?[t]he well-written entries accurately summarize a great deal of historical information and provide brief bibliographies....Recommended. Secondary school and college libraries, and general readers.?-Choice
?[o]ffers A-Z entries for breakthroughs primarily in the physical and life sciences, among them the theory of natural selection, advances in cell biology and palentology, the development of anesthetics, and the invention of photography and the electric light.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
?[s]erves as a reference for general science students and teachers interested in obtaining an overview of the advances in mathematics, science, and technology....This source and others in this series is recommended for the high school library where students and teachers turn to print resources.?-Library Media Connection
?This is an interesting volume that covers in alphabetical order sixty-five terms representing theories, discoveries, fields of science, inventions and scientific concepts that were developed or took place during the nineteenth century....Articles are written in a clear an uncomplicated style, making this book appropriate for non-science majors, high school students and the general public. This book is recommended for the reference collections of undergraduate libraries, high school and public libraries.?-E-STREAMS