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Isaacs, Alan 1925-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 732 publications in 13 languages and 11,839 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Terms and phrases  Bio-bibliography  Fiction  Reference works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Adapter, Arranger
Classifications: Q123, 503
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan Isaacs
A dictionary of physics by Harold James Gray( Book )

53 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This accessible and authoritative reference covers commonly encountered terms and concepts in physics and includes key terms from mathematics, astrophysics, metallurgy, electronics and physical chemistry. This third edition includes 1,000 new entries, with coverage of areas such as particle physics, cosmology, and computer science, and up-to-date entries on topics such as Higgs field, anthropic principle, nanotubes, and nanotechnology. The entries are written in a clear and explanatory style to provide both straightforward definitions and invaluable background information. This approach, combined with an extensive cross-referencing system, enables the reader to place each entry in a broader scientific context. Line drawings are included whenever the meaning of a word can best be conveyed by means of diagram, and a range of tables of essential scientific information is provided. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in this important field of science."--Jacket
The Facts on File dictionary of science by E. B Uvarov( Book )

66 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reliable and clear explanation of the basic vocabulary of physics and chemistry, with a fair coverage of the words used in mathematics, astronomy and biology
A dictionary of science by E. B Uvarov( Book )

69 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features short biographies of leading scientists, full page illustrated features on subjects such as the Solar System and Genetically Modified Organisms and chronologies of specific scientific subjects
A new dictionary of physics by H. J Gray( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The articles cover all branches of physics and reflect modern developments in such fields as particle physics, solid-state physics, radio astronomy, and cosmology
Introducing science by Alan Isaacs( Book )

30 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of music by Alan Isaacs( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains in non-technical terms musical phrases and genres, describes major musical instruments, and includes biographies on 2,000 musicians and composers
The Cambridge illustrated dictionary of British heritage( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The multilingual commercial dictionary by Alan Isaacs( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Macmillan encyclopedia by Market House Books Ltd. Staff( Book )

53 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 25,000+ entries in the Macmillan encyclopedia have been reviewed and updated, and more added to cover the greatest possible width of topics for the year 2000 - countries of the world, science and technology, space, natural history, medicine, politics, sport, people, literature, art and history
A dictionary of finance by Brian Butler( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and Russian and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longman dictionary of 20th century biography( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The survival of God in the scientific age by Alan Isaacs( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of world history by Alan Isaacs( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As well as over 4000 clear and concise entries, this dictionary also contains biographies of key figures in world history. Other useful features include: subject entries on religious and political movements, maps, and full international coverage
A dictionary of finance and banking by John Smullen( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Would you buy from a stag or a stale bull? Does a blue chip company issue a naked debenture? From dawn raid to liquidity trap, from Footsie to the Nikkei, Dictionary of Finance and Banking, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of financial matters that will make it an invaluable resource for anyone working in banking or finance. Completely updated with substantially expanded coverage of banking, it contains over 3,000 entries on every aspect of the financial world: insurance, stocks and shares, commodities, takeovers and mergers, international trade, and government finance." "The Dictionary also provides international coverage of the world's most important financial centers, including New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Prepared with the help of a team of experts from Lloyds Bank, this essential reference offers straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon, making it the most inclusive paperback finance dictionary on the market. The lucid entries and in-depth coverage of personal finance - including investments, pensions, and taxes - also make the Dictionary of Finance and Banking ideal for investors, homeowners, and students."--Jacket
The multilingual computer dictionary by Alan Isaacs( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concise science dictionary( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written in a clear, explanatory style, the new Third Edition of the Concise Science Dictionary contains more the 8,500 entries relating to physics, chemistry, biology (including human biology), the earth sciences, and astronomy, as well as terms that are commonly encountered in mathematics and computer science. The new edition has been expanded to reflect recent advances in molecular biology, genetics and genetic engineering, particle physics, cosmology, and fullerene chemistry, immunology, and the techniques and material new to all the sciences. Providing both straightforward definitions and invaluable background information on a wide range of scientific words, concepts, and topics, the entries also offer line-drawings whenever the meaning is best conveyed by way of a diagram. Charts and tables of essential scientific information are also integrated throughout." "With an extensive cross-referencing system that allows readers to place each entry in a broader scientific context, periodic tables, tables of SI units, and classifications of the plant and animal kingdoms, the Concise Science Dictionary is invaluable for non-specialists and students, and an essential resource for professionals seeking an accessible guide to all scientific disciplines."--BOOK JACKET
Brewer's dictionary of 20th-century phrase and fable by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features 8000 new words and phrases since 1900
The multilingual energy dictionary by Alan Isaacs( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The multilingual dictionary of printing and publishing by Alan Isaacs( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and Multiple languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of business by John Pallister( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a wide-ranging and informative guide to all the areas of modern business. Now completely revised and updated, with 6,000 entries, it will prove indispensable to both students and professionals
 
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A dictionary of physics
Alternative Names
Aizaḳs, Elen 1925-

Ajzaks, Alăn 1925-

Isaacs, A. 1925-

Isaacs, A. (Alan), 1925-

Isaacs Alan

Айзекс, А 1925-

Айзекс, Алэн 1925-

אייזקס, אלן

アイザクス, A.

アイザックス, アラン

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The Facts on File dictionary of scienceA dictionary of scienceThe Macmillan encyclopediaA dictionary of financeA dictionary of world historyA dictionary of finance and bankingConcise science dictionaryBrewer's dictionary of 20th-century phrase and fableA dictionary of business