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Published by Gale in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientists -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Engineers -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementKristine M. Krapp, editor.
    ContributionsKrapp, Kristine M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ141 .N73 1995 Suppl.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 617 p. :
    Number of Pages617
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL354296M
    ISBN 100787627666
    LC Control Number98014016

    Goodreads "Best Books of the 20th Century" 1, A 19th Century Reading List. 1, A Gigantic List of Books Because We All Love Gigantic Lists. 1, Nonfiction Everyone and Their Mom Has Read. 1, Weird Books. 45 BBC's Top Books .   Science; Opinion. The Guardian view are so mixed up with the history of the secret state in the 20th century. But there is a difference, and here's one guide to the nine lives of the British.

      In the end science fiction will be represented by books that were never from the sub-culture of science fiction writers. On the other hand Dune, Ender’s Game and Stranger in a Stranger Land may hang in there. Books go in and out of favor by the public. Stephen King may turn out to be the Charles Dickens of the 20th Century. The book can be used as a 'story of twentieth century science' or as a reference book to find out who did what and when. It works well on both levels. The language used is quite formal but everything is explained well so that people without science backgrounds can get into the book Reviews:

      His notable books include "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life", and "Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity." He served as the 73rd president of the American Sociological Association and is listed as the 6th most-cited intellectual in the humanities and social sciences by The Times Higher Education Guide. Today, we lead with the 50 best books of the 20th century. Next week, we will present the 50 worst books. This list was edited by Mark C. Henrie, Winfield J. C. Myers, and Jeffrey O. Nelson. _____ The turn of the century is a time to take stock of the path we have followed, the better to discern where we ought to be going.


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