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Atkinson, E. (Edmund)

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Works: 33 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 1,341 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Textbooks  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author
Classifications: QC21, 530
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Most widely held works by E Atkinson
Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

74 editions published between 1873 and 2011 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The favour with which the first series of Professor Helmholtz's Lectures has been received would justify, if a justification were needed, the publication of the present volume. I have to express my acknowledgments to Professor G. Croome Robertson, the editor, and to Messrs. Macmillan, the publishers of 'Mind,' for permission to use a translation of the paper on the 'Axioms of Modern Geometry' which appeared in that journal. The article on 'Academic Freedom in German Universities' contains some statements respecting the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge to which exception has been taken. These statements were a fair representation of the impression produced on the mind of a foreigner by a state of things which no longer exists in those Universities, at least to the same extent. The reform in the University system, which may be said to date from the year 1854, has brought about so many alterations both in the form and in the spirit of the regulations, that older members of the University have been known to speak of the place as so changed that they could scarcely recognise it. Hence, in respect of this article, I have availed myself of the liberty granted by Professor Helmholtz, and have altogether omitted some passages, and have slightly modified others, which would convey an erroneous impression of the present state of things. I have also on these points consulted members of the University on whose judgment I think I can rely. In other articles, where the matter is of prime importance, I have been anxious faithfully to reproduce the original; nor have I in any such cases allowed a regard for form to interfere with the plain duty of exactly rendering the author's meaning"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Elementary treatise on physics experimental and applied for the use of colleges and schools by A Ganot( Book )

42 editions published between 1863 and 1910 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Elementary treatise on electricity and magnetism by G. C Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1896 and 1913 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular natural philosophy by A Ganot( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on electricity and magnetism by Éleuthère Élie Nicolas Mascart( Book )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(On the) conservation of force by Hermann von Helmholtz( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ice and glaciers by Hermann von Helmholtz( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects. by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natural philosophy for general readers and young people by A Ganot( Book )

2 editions published between 1887 and 1896 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnetic circuit in theory and practice by Henri DuBois( Book )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems and examples in physics : an appendix to the seventh and other editions of Ganot's elementary treatise on physics by E Atkinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary Treatise on physics experimental and applied by E Atkinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1881 and 1886 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Popular lectures on scientific subjects by Hermann von Helmholtz( Book )

2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The magnetic circuit : in theory and practice by Emil Du Bois-Reymond( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Atkinson, E.

Atkinson, E. 1831-1901

Atkinson, E. ed. and tr

Atkinson, Edmund

Atkinson, Edmund 1831-1901

Edmund Atkinson physicist and author

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English (152)

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