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History, geographic treatment, biography

Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Leicester: A New Edition (Volume I: The Codex)

ISBN : 9780198832874

Price(incl.tax): 
¥5,115
Author: 
Domenico Laurenza; Martin Kemp
Pages
96 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
219 x 276 mm
Pub date
Jul 2019
A high-quality facsimile reproduction of Da Vinci's most significant scientific texts, which will be of interest to both scholars and art enthusiasts Provides the first serious reconstruction of ... Read more

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'All manner of industry and ingenuity': A bio-bibliography of Thomas Willis 1621 - 1675

ISBN : 9780198795391

Price(incl.tax): 
¥20,460
Author: 
Alastair Compston
Pages
800 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jun 2021
This book celebrates the quatercentenary of the birth of Thomas Willis on 27 January 1621. As a physician in Oxford, Willis's work in the 1650s provides an example of rural medical practice in early m ... Read more

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A Living Work of Art: The Life and Science of Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

ISBN : 9780198870500

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¥9,207
Author: 
A. J. Kox; H. F. Schatz
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2021
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was one of the greatest physicists and mathematicians the Netherlands has ever known. Einstein called him ... Read more

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A Mind Over Matter: Philip Anderson and the Physics of the Very Many

ISBN : 9780198869108

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¥5,115
Author: 
Andrew Zangwill
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Jan 2021
A Mind Over Matter is a biography of the Nobel-prize winner Philip W. Anderson, a person widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential physicists of the second half of the twentieth ... Read more

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A Place in History: The Biography of John C. Kendrew

ISBN : 9780199732043

Price(incl.tax): 
¥7,073
Author: 
Paul M. Wassarman
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Mar 2020
John C. Kendrew (1917-1997) was a pioneer in structural biology and a catalyst for the emergence of molecular biology in the second half of the twentieth century. He was the first person to determine ... Read more

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Albemarle Street: Portraits, Personalities and Presentations at The Royal Institution

ISBN : 9780192898005

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¥6,138
Author: 
John Meurig Thomas
Pages
272 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
May 2021
The Royal Institution of Great Britain is renowned the world over, first, because it is a premier arena for the advancement of new scientific and technological knowledge; and second because it highlig ... Read more

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Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?: How Eighteenth-Century Science Disrupted the Natural Order

ISBN : 9780198705130

Price(incl.tax): 
¥3,476
Author: 
Susannah Gibson
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
143 x 222 mm
Pub date
Jul 2015
Since the time of Aristotle, there had been a clear divide between the three kingdoms of animal, vegetable, and mineral. But by the eighteenth century, biological experiments, and the wide range of ne ... Read more

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Budapest Scientific: A Guidebook

ISBN : 9780198719076

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¥6,644
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai; Magdolna Hargittai
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
152 x 223 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
This guidebook introduces the reader to the visible memorabilia of science and scientists in Budapest - statues, busts, plaques, buildings, and other artefacts. According to the Hungarian-American Nob ... Read more

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Buried Glory: Portraits of Soviet Scientists

ISBN : 9780199985593

Price(incl.tax): 
¥9,174
Author: 
Istvan Hargittai
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 237 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
The apex of Soviet science as seen through the lives of twelve of the USSR's most eminent researchers Moscow's Novodevichy Cemetery is the final resting place of some of Russia's most celebrated figu ... Read more

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Civilization and the Culture of Science: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1795-1935

ISBN : 9780192866288

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¥4,092
Author: 
Stephen Gaukroger
Pages
544 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Mar 2022
How did science come to have such a central place in Western culture? How did cognitive values-and subsequently moral, political, and social ones-come to be modelled around scientific values? In Civil ... Read more

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