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Harris, Nancy 1952-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 75 publications in 2 languages and 7,590 library holdings
Genres: History  Popular works  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by Nancy Harris
Genetically engineered foods( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents essays and other secondary sources to offer various opinions on the controversial topic of genetically engineered foods
The ethics of euthanasia by TME( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays that examine euthanasia from a number of different perspectives
AIDS in developing countries by Nancy Harris( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the issues concerning why AIDS is spreading so rapidly th roughout the developing world and what can be done to eradicate it
Does the United States need a national health insurance policy?( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume numerous authors argue that national health insurance is needed to insure that all Americans receive adequate health care while others contend that it would undermine health care
The peace movement by Nancy Harris( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Debates the values, tactics, and effectiveness of the resurgent movement for peace
Tsunamis( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tsunamis or seismic sea waves are the largest and most powerful waves in the world. These monstrous waves, which can travel back and forth across oceans, reach speeds of 300 to 600 miles per hour. Although tsunamis can go unnoticed in the open sea, their heights can reach 100 to 200 feet in shallow water where they continue to travel inland with tremendous destructive force. Tsunamis are triggered by earthquakes, submarine volcanoes, landslides, or more rarely, by meteorite impacts
Cloning( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-one signed essays and a time line cover the history of cloning, with a section devoted to Dolly the sheep, and present both sides of such controversies as whether humans should be cloned
Amphetamines( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the historical uses of amphetamines, including how their medical use has decreased and their non-medical use, mainly in the form of methamphetamine, has drastically increased
Rourke's World of science volume 9 : technology by Nancy Harris( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers technology
Rourke's world of science encyclopedia by Nancy Harris( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers physics
Opiates( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since prehistoric times, opiates have been used in religious practices, medicinally, and in food preparation. However, this class of drugs is extremely addictive and has been the cause of legislative battles and wars. Authors in this anthology discuss the development and history of opiates, including morphine, heroin, and Oxycontin. The controversies over international opiate smuggling, drug abuse, and, addiction treatment are also highlighted
Tornadoes( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the natural process of a tornado and the research being done to predict and prevent their occurrence
Rourke's world of science encyclopedia volume 5 chemistry : chemistry by Nancy Harris( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers chemistry
Volcanoes( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volcanoes have been erupting since the beginning of the Earth's formation. They have captured humankind's attention with their awesome power and beauty. This anthology covers the science and study of volcanoes, some of the major volcanic disasters, and some of what has been and is being developed to avert potential catastrophe"--Amazon
Earthquakes( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greenhaven Press's Great Disasters series offers a fascinating look at these momentous events and the natural phenomena that cause them"--Page 4 of cover
Space exploration( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of space exploration, its current status, and possible future developments
Floods( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of floods describes types of floods, flood disasters, and flood prevention methods
Descubre el mundo de las ciencias enciclopedia by Nancy Harris( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the essential concepts of technology including electronics, computers and telecommunication as well as the role of technology in entertainment, transportation, and medicine
Science Encyclopedia Chemistry by Nancy Harris( )

2 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an in-depth look at Chemistry in this Science Encyclopedia
Descubre el mundo de las ciencias enciclopedia by Nancy Harris( )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the essential concepts of chemistry including elements, atoms, molecules, matter and chemical reactions
 
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