Encyclopedia of World Scientists

Encyclopedia of World Scientists

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Offers 500 biographical profiles of past and present scientists in such fields as anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, medicine, physics, and psychology.

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Offers some 500 cross-referenced biographical profiles of past and present scientists and their work. Entries represent scientists from traditional and nontraditional disciplines of anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, medicine, physics, and psychology. Included are profiles of some 200 women and minority scientists often excluded from similar reference books. Each entry provides birth and death dates, nationality, and fields of specialization, and overviews the scientist's work and achievements as well as family and educational background. Includes many b&w portrait photos and illustrations. Oakes is president of a freelance writing and editorial company. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2001
ISBN: 9780816041305
081604130X
Branch Call Number: 509.22 Oa43e 2001
Characteristics: xii, 450 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: World scientists

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