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Harman, P. M. (Peter Michael) 1943-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 5,030 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Sources  Records and correspondence  Archives  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: QC7, 530.09034
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Most widely held works by P. M Harman
Cambridge scientific minds by P. M Harman( )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cambridge Scientific Minds provides a portrait of some of the most eminent scientists associated with the University over the past 400 years, including accounts of the work of three of the greatest figures in the entire history of science, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and James Clerk Maxwell." "The chronological balance reflects the increasing importance of science in the recent history of the University. The book comprises personal memoirs and historical essays, including contributions by leading Cambridge scientists. Cambridge Scientific Minds will be of interest not only to graduates of the University, science students, and historians of science, but to anyone wishing to gain an insight into some of the greatest scientific minds in history."--Jacket
Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics by P. M Harman( Book )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By focusing on the conceptual issues faced by nineteenth century physicists, this book clarifies the status of field theory, the ether, and thermodynamics in the work of the period. A remarkably synthetic account of a difficult and fragmentary period in scientific development
The natural philosophy of James Clerk Maxwell by P. M Harman( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphysics and natural philosophy : the problem of substance in classical physics by P. M Harman( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Investigation of difficult things : essays on Newton and the history of the exact sciences in honour of D.T. Whiteside by P. M Harman( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and Italian and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of twenty original essays in the history of science and mathematics, written in honour of D.T. Whiteside. The topics covered embrace the main themes of Whiteside's work, emphasizing Newtonian topics, and are grouped under the headings: mathematics and astronomy before Newton; Newton's manuscripts; Newton's Principia; Newton and eighteenth-century mathematics and physics; after Newton: optics and dynamics. The focus on these themes gives the volume considerable coherence. This unique volume of essays makes available important original work on Newton and the history of the exact sciences."--Jacket
The culture of nature in Britain, 1680-1860 by P. M Harman( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harman examines the emergence of modern ideas about natural history in Britain from the era of Newtonian science and natural theology to the equally radical Darwinism of the mid 19th century
The scientific revolution by P. M Harman( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wranglers and physicists : studies on Cambridge physics in the nineteenth century( Book )

14 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Newton : essays on natural philosophy by P. M Harman( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell / 1846-1862 by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1874-1879 by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1846-1862 by James Clerk Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith : the story of a New Zealand pioneer family by P. M Harman( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family history of Theodore John Meredith (1843-1928), who was born in Liverpool, England. He married Margaret Lovett (1849-1933) 1870 at Pirongia, New Zealand. He came to New Zealand in 1863. She was born in Howick, New Zealand to George and Margaret Lovett, who had both been born in Northern Ireland and married in Glasgow. They had immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand on board Minerva in 1847
Historical commitments of physics by P. M Harman( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Energia, fuerza y materia : el desarrollo conceptual de la física del siglo XIX by P. M Harman( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physics
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Energy, force, and matter : the conceptual development of nineteenth-century physicsThe natural philosophy of James Clerk MaxwellThe Investigation of difficult things : essays on Newton and the history of the exact sciences in honour of D.T. WhitesideThe culture of nature in Britain, 1680-1860The scientific revolutionThe scientific letters and papers of James Clerk MaxwellThe scientific letters and papers of James Clerk MaxwellThe scientific letters and papers of James Clerk Maxwell
Alternative Names
Harman P.M.

Harman, P.M. 1943-

Harman, Peter

Harman, Peter 1943-

Harman, Peter Michael

Harman, Peter Michael 1943-

Heimann, P. M. 1943-

Heimann, P. M. 1943- (Peter Michael)

Heimann, Peter Michael 1943-

ハーマン, P. M.

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