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Williams, L. Pearce 1927-2015

Overview
Works: 100 works in 340 publications in 3 languages and 8,033 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: QC16.F2, B
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Most widely held works about L. Pearce Williams
 
Most widely held works by L. Pearce Williams
Michael Faraday : a biography by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

46 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insight into the life of a controversial 19th-century scientist
The nineteenth century by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One section demonstrates the state of knowledge of the stars and comets, the solar system, and the earth and its geologic structure. Another section is devoted to what was learned about man, with Darwin's discoveries the most prominent feature. A third section is concerned with the variety of animal and plant life. Establishes the relations between magnetic and electric forces and the atomic structure of matter
Great issues in Western civilization( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the college student
Relativity theory : its origins and impact on modern thought by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buffon : a life in natural history by Jacques Roger( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That of a somewhat incoherent courtly naturalist into one of a major philosophical and scientific thinker. Using Buffon's enormous literary production as the major source of insight into his and his age's beliefs about the natural world, the book is both a biography and an analytical discussion of Buffon's science
The origins of field theory by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of science in Western civilization by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected correspondence of Michael Faraday by Michael Faraday( Book )

20 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great issues in Western civilization by Brian Tierney( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The industrial revolution in England-- blessing or curse to the working man? by Brian Tierney( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great issues in Western civilization by Brian Tierney( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is history : fact or fancy? by Brian Tierney( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther : reformer or revolutionary? by Brian Tierney( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance man--medieval or modern?( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of Nazi Germany: German history or charismatic leadership? by Brian Tierney( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great issues in Western civilization : since 1500 by Brian Tierney( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Periclean Athens: democracy, aristocracy, or monarchy? by Brian Tierney( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationalism--friend or foe of liberalism? by Brian Tierney( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La teoría de la relatividad : sus orígenes e impacto sobre el pensamiento moderno by Albert Einstein( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of science in Western civilization by L. Pearce Williams( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Buffon : a life in natural history
Alternative Names
L. Pearce Williams American academic

L. Williams

Pearce Williams, L.

Pearce Williams Leslie

Pearce Williams, Leslie 1927-2015

Williams, L. Pearce.

Williams, L. Pearce 1927-

Williams, L. Pearce 1927-2015

Williams, L. Pearce (Leslie Pearce), 1927-

Williams, Leslie P. 1927-2015

Williams, Leslie Pearce

Williams, Leslie Pearce 1927-

ウィリアムズ, L. ピアーズ

萊斯利·皮爾斯·威廉姆斯

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The origins of field theoryThe history of science in Western civilizationGreat issues in Western civilizationRenaissance man--medieval or modern?The history of science in Western civilization