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Chambers biographical encyclopaedia of scientists

Chambers biographical encyclopaedia of scientists

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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scientists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] John Daintith, Sarah Mitchell, Elizabeth Tootill.
    ContributionsDaintith, John., Mitchell-Hatton, Sarah Lu., Tootill, Elizabeth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ141
    The Physical Object
    Pagination599 p. :
    Number of Pages599
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21315630M
    ISBN 100550160051

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Chambers FRSE FGS LLD (/ ˈtʃeɪmbərz /; 10 July – 17 March ) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor who, like his elder brother and business partner William Chambers, was highly influential in midth-century scientific and political en: son: Robert Chambers Jr.

(–). Chambers Biographical Dictionary is quite easily the best reference book in the world ― Sunday Telegraph Some people leave a deeper footprint in the sands of time than others. In these pages we have access to their particular stories and identities. It is a rich cornucopia of life experience ― Dame Joan Bakewell/5(64).

Robert Chambers, (born JPeebles, Peeblesshire [now in Scottish Borders], Scotland—died MaSt. Andrews, Fife), Scottish author, publisher, and, with his brother William (–83), founder of the firm of W.

& R. Chambers, Ltd., and of Chambers’s Encyclopaedia. CHAMBERS, ROBERT (–), Scottish author and publisher, was born at Peebles on the 10th of July He was sent to the local.

Chambers Biographical Encyclopaedia of Scientists by Chambers (Paperback, ) The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

This item may be a display model or store return that has been used. See details for description of any imperfections. Chambers Biographical Dictionary is quite easily the best reference book in the world (Sunday Telegraph) Simply all you need to know about anyone (Fay Weldon) Incomparably the best (The Sunday Times) Some people leave a deeper footprint in the sands of time than s: Chambers's Encyclopaedia was founded in by William and Robert Chambers of Edinburgh and became one of the most important English language encyclopaedias of the 19th and 20th centuries, developing a reputation for accuracy and scholarliness that was reflected in other works produced by the Chambers publishing company.

The encyclopaedia is no longer produced. A selection of illustrations and woodblocks used to produce the first two editions of the encyclopaedia. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Robert Chambers (Chambers, Robert, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Chambers, Robert, The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection With the Calendar (London and Edinburgh: W. and R. Chambers, ) (HTML at ) Chambers, Robert, Chambers. Discover the best Scientist Biographies in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

Chambers’s Encyclopaedia, British encyclopaedia published in Oxford, Eng., and named after its original publishers, Robert and William Chambers. The first edition in 10 volumes (–68) was based on a translation of the 10th edition of the German Konversations-Lexikon (now Brockhaus Enzyklopädie).Chambers’s Encyclopaedia is not to be confused with the Cyclopaedia of Ephraim Chambers.

Films that dramatize historical events and the lives of historical figures—whether they are intended to educate or to entertain—play a significant role in shaping the public's understanding of the past. In A Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists andInventors in American Film and TV sinceA.

Bowdoin Van Riper focuses on the dramatized portrayals of a particular group of historical Reviews: 1. Encyclopedia of World Scientists, Revised Edition is a diverse and comprehensive two-volume collection of biographies of scientists.

This essential work Reviews: 2. Cyclopædia, in full Cyclopædia; or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, two-volume, alphabetically arranged encyclopaedia compiled and edited by the English encyclopaedist Ephraim Chambers and first published in The illustrated work treated the arts and sciences; names of persons or places were not included.

Seven editions had been published in London by – The Dictionary of Scientific Biography is a scholarly reference work that was published from through by publisher Charles Scribner's Sons, with main editor the science historian Charles Gillispie, from Princeton University.

It is supplemented by the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 3 Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, William Geddie Volume 3 of Chambers's Encyclopædia, William Geddie: Editors: David Patrick, William Geddie: Publisher: W.

& R. Chambers, limited, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists, Third Edition concentrates on the 'traditional pure’ sciences of physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, and the earth sciences.

It also covers medicine and mathematics and includes a selection of people who have made important contributions to engineering, technology, anthropology, psychology, and philosophy. CHAMBERS, ROBERT (s, Scotland, 10 July ; Andrews, Scotland, 17 March ), biology, geology, popular the original article on Chambers see DSB, vol.

Chambers helped popularize science by writing for general interest publications—particularly Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal—to report on scientific discoveries, giving the public access to ideas that were.

History of Chambers Chambers was founded as W. & R. Chambers Publishers by the two brothers William Chambers of Glenormiston and Robert Chambers. They were born into a rich, mill-owning family in Peebles in Scotland in and respectively, during the time of the war with France. Robert Chambers FRSE FGS (10 July – 17 March ) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor who, like his elder brother and business partner William Chambers, was highly influential in midth century scientific and political circles.

Chambers was an early phrenologist and was the anonymous author of Vestiges of the Natural History of. Marshall Cavendish's Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists () covers just people but generally provides more information, including bibliographies that list major works by as well as about each scientist.David Patrick was a Scottish writer and editor, he edited Chambers's Encyclopaedia from toas well as Chambers's Biographical Dictionary.

This is the first edition of Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English literature that he edited. He also edited the and editions.The Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists: Second Edition, 2 Volume Set examines the lives and careers of noteworthy scientists and thinkers through the ages, illuminating the progress of science and its impact on society in general.

From Aristotle and the beginnings of objective observations, to twentieth century giants, Freud and Hawking, this extensive in-depth reference explores the men 3/5(1).