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Stwertka, Eve

Overview
Works: 21 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 6,661 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QH442, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Eve Stwertka
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Most widely held works by Eve Stwertka
Marijuana by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the widespread use of marijuana with a discussion of the plant's origin and cultivation, its psychological and physiological effects, and laws governing its use and sale
Genetic engineering by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses recombinant DNA techniques; the application of this technology, including amniocentesis, genetic counseling, and test-tube parenthood; and the controversy surrounding these new discoveries
Microscope : how to use it and enjoy it by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development and operation of microscopes, how to make slides, and the technique to use in studying them
Industrial pollution : poisoning our planet by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the horrible effects of industrial pollution and industrial waste on human beings and their environment
Twenty-four ways of looking at Mary McCarthy : the writer and her work( Book )

16 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physics : from Newton to the big bang by Albert Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history of discoveries in physics from the theories of Aristotle to recent developments, emphasizing the contributions of Isaac Newton
Duke Ellington : a life of music by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duke Ellington's life & impact spanned most of this century. Arriving in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, he connected with other musicians who challenged musical traditions & who achieved great success playing at clubs like the Cotton Club. Later, as musical tastes changed, Ellington became a revered figure, touring with his band as "Ambassadors of Good Will" for the U.S. State Department (p. 98). The well-documented text with source notes will be very useful for students doing research & for those who want to know more about a fascinating man & era. Detailed bibliography (including Ellington's appearances in films & video). Part of the Impact Biographies series
Psychoanalysis : from Freud to the age of therapy by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of psychoanalysis through the work of Sigmund Freud and contrasts it with more recent schools of psychotherapy
Rachel Carson by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and studies of Rachel Carson, highlighting her writing and activities to save the environment
Population : growth, change, and impact by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses population trends, zero population growth, demography, census taking, dwindling resources, curbs to fertility, and the right to life
Make it graphic! : drawing graphs for science and social studies projects by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses different kinds of graphs and their uses and gives instructions for drawing graphs for a variety of school projects
Cleaning up : how trash becomes treasure by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problem of trash and what can be done with it, including the partial solution of recycling
Computers in medicine by Eve Stwertka( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the many ways computers are used in the medical field, such as in diagnosing diseases, admitting hospital patients, and helping the handicapped to read, talk, and hear
A chilling story : how things cool down by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how refrigeration and air conditioning work
Drip drop : water's journey by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the basic properties of water, as well as how it is treated and piped to and from the home
Tuning in : the sounds of radio by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how radio works, how it was developed, and the different ways in which it is used. Includes related activities
Steel mill by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how steel is made and turned into such finished products as sheets, pipes, and wires. Discusses some of the research efforts being undertaken by steel plants
Heat, lights, and action! : how electricity works by Eve Stwertka( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how energy in the form of electricity does a variety of tasks in and around the home. Readers learn to conduct their own experiments in making electricity
Hello! hello! : a look inside the telephone by Eve Stwertka( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a detailed description of how a telephone works
The beginning of my journey by Josef Gassler( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Microscope : how to use it and enjoy it
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Twenty-four ways of looking at Mary McCarthy : the writer and her workDuke Ellington : a life of musicDrip drop : water's journey