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Crump, Thomas

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Works: 74 works in 277 publications in 5 languages and 5,719 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Biography  Popular works  Sermons 
Roles: Author, Printer
Classifications: Q125, 509
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Most widely held works about Thomas Crump
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Crump
The anthropology of numbers by Thomas Crump( Book )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Numbers are an important feature of almost all known cultures. In this detailed anthropological study, Thomas Crump examines how people from a wide range of diverse cultures, and from different historical backgrounds, use and understand numbers. By looking at the logical, psychological and linguistic implications, he analyses how numbers operate within different contexts. The author goes on to consider the relationship of numbers to specific themes, such as ethnoscience, politics, measurement, time, money, music, games and architecture. The Anthropology of Numbers is an original contribution to scholarship, written in a clear and accessible style. It will be of interest to anthropologists who study cognition, symbolism, primitive thought and classification, and to those in adjacent disciplines of psychology, cognitive science and mathematical social science
A brief history of science : as seen through the development of scientific instruments by Thomas Crump( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginnings of history through to the 21st century and the 26-kilometre underground particle accelerator, this work describes the way that the design and production of scientific instruments has extended the frontiers of science
The phenomenon of money by Thomas Crump( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1981, this book concerns itself with the different ways in which money is used, the relationships which then arise, and the institutions concerned in maintaining its various functions. Thomas Crump examines the emergence of institutions with familiar and distinctive monetary roles: the state, the market and the banking system. However, other uses of money - such as for gambling or the payment of fines - are also taken into account, in an exhaustive, encyclopedic treatment of the subject, which extends far beyond the range of conventional treatises on money
The death of an emperor : Japan at the crossroads by Thomas Crump( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de ontwikkeling van het Japanse keizerschap onder Hirohito (1901-1989)
Abraham Lincoln's world : how riverboats, railroads, and Republicans transformed America by Thomas Crump( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asia-Pacific by Thomas Crump( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Asia-Pacific is the first authoritative history of a region rich in history, riven with conflict and central to our world today. The political backdrop was informed by China, from the fall of its Empire at the beginning of the 20th century through to Mao Zedong's revolution. The aftermath of World War II saw a radical transformation in what is often known as The Ring of Fire. Japan, defeated, lost its Empire and armed forces. The war between North and South Korea added a crucial twist, with world-wide repercussions still being felt a half century later. Long-standing European colonial Empires, British, Dutch and French crumbled in South East Asia, as new nations demanded independence, with varying degrees of conflict and violence -- culminating in the long Vietnam War." "The year 1975 was a watershed. Mao Zedong and Ho Chi Minh had died, leaving the way open to dialogue and rapprochement between the East and West. The strained relations between China, and the Soviet Union -- part of Mao's legacy -- together with the eventual Soviet collapse left the US as the major beneficiary." "But most importantly, the major countries of the region have been largely at peace for over 30 years, and are enjoying the fruits of this peace -- unprecedented levels of commerce and foreign investment has made the region the driving force in the world economy, and increasingly central to the politics of globalization. Yet this peace is tentative, with the rumblings of discontent always audible. Thomas Crump has written a fascinating modern history which will further our understanding of a region that has shaped our past and will continue to shape our future."--Jacket
Man and his kind by Thomas Crump( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese numbers game : the use and understanding of numbers in modern Japan by Thomas Crump( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Japanese Numbers Game provides a general study of the whole field of Japanese popular numeracy. It introduces the reader to a world of numbers in which fortune-telling, the abacus, games involving numbers as well as curious numerical names (of both people and places) illustrate a popular obsession with systems of counting, calculation and forecasting
A brief history of the age of steam : the power that drove the Industrial Revolution by Thomas Crump( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the real story behind the Industrial Revolution. This title reveals not just the lives of the great inventors such as Watts, Stephenson and Brunel but also tells a narrative that reaches from the US to the expansion of China, India and South America and shows how the steam engine changed the world
A brief history of how the industrial revolution changed the world by Thomas Crump( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solar eclipse by Thomas Crump( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip replacement by Thomas Crump( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brezhnev and the decline of the Soviet Union by Thomas Crump( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union from 1964-1982, a longer period than any other Soviet leader apart from Stalin. During Brezhnev's time Soviet power seemed at its height and increasing. Living standards were rising, the Soviet Union was a nuclear power and successful in its space missions, and the Soviet Union's influence reached into all part of the world. Yet, as this book, which provides a comprehensive overview and reassessment of Brezhnev's life, early political career and career as leader, shows, the seeds of decline were sown in Brezhnev's time. There was a huge over-commi
Instructions by the citizens of London, to their representatives for the ensuing Parliament by London (England)( Book )

3 editions published in 1715 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great salvation revealed and offered in the Gospel explained, and an hearty acceptance of it urged : In several sermons on Hebrews II. 3. by William Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1717 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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A brief history of science : as seen through the development of scientific instruments
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A brief history of science : as seen through the development of scientific instrumentsThe phenomenon of moneyAbraham Lincoln's world : how riverboats, railroads, and Republicans transformed AmericaAsia-PacificThe Japanese numbers game : the use and understanding of numbers in modern JapanA brief history of the age of steam : the power that drove the Industrial RevolutionA brief history of how the industrial revolution changed the worldSolar eclipseHip replacement