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Baker, Lawrence W.

Overview
Works: 118 works in 285 publications in 1 language and 13,410 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Sources  Reference works  Trials, litigation, etc  Miscellanea  Trivia and miscellanea  Almanacs 
Roles: Editor, Author
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Most widely held works by Lawrence W Baker
Chemical elements : from carbon to krypton by David E Newton( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title provides in-depth, current and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage on recently-discovered elements 113 through 118 (now waiting approval from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry). This new 3-vol. title provides in-depth, current and accurate information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage on elements 113 through 118 (known to exist but not yet discovered). Entries describe how the element was discovered and by whom, the element's practical role in everyday life, who or what it is named after and more
Math and mathematicians : the history of math discoveries around the world by Leonard C Bruno( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-2: compilation of fifty biographies of mathematicians from throughout history and approximately thirty-five articles describing math concepts and principles
Ancient civilizations by Judson Knight( Book )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides historical information and interpretation on ancient civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, China, Africa, Israel, and elsewhere
American decades primary sources by Rebecca Valentine( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over two thousand primary sources on twentieth-century American history and culture, featuring seventy-five different types of sources, arranged chronologically in twelve categories, including the arts, education, government and politics, media, medicine and health, religion, and sports
French and Indian War by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive overview of the French and Indian War, including biographies and full or excerpted memoirs, speeches, and other source documents
Cold war : primary sources by Sharon M Hanes( )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than thirty of the most important documents, papers, speeches, and communications during the Cold War by the major figures of the era
The handy presidents answer book by Roger Matuz( )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of questions and answers on the presidents of the United States
American Civil War by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes an American Civil War timeline and a "Research and Activity Ideas" section, this book presents fourteen full or excerpted documents written by people from the North and the South who participated in the events of the Civil War
American Civil War by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and interprets the era of the Civil War, its events, and topics with viewpoints, definitions, report topics, chronologies, sidebars, and statistics
American Civil War by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The set 'chronicles the lives of 60 famous and lesser-known men and women, including abolitionists, spies, commanders, and writers.'"
Worldmark encyclopedia of the nations( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles that provide information about 201 countries and dependencies, each divided into forty or more mini essays that examine geographic, demographic, economic, social, historical, and political issues; with one entire volume devoted to a discussion of the United Nations and its role in the world
American Revolution : biographies by Linda Schmittroth( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of annotated documents relating to the American Revolution, including speeches, autobiographical text, and proclamations
Bowling, beatniks, and bell-bottoms : pop culture of 20th- and 21st-century America( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the popular culture of the 20th Century and first decade of the 21st Century. Provides a cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to explore and analyze the social trends, events, and people that have impacted contemporary history
Reconstruction era : almanac by Kelly King Howes( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book covers the political and social aspects of Reconstruction, including carpetbaggers and scalawags, amnesty for white Southerners, "Black Codes," attempts to restore the old order in the South, and much more
U-X-L encyclopedia of water science( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a three-volume set that explores science and water issues such as oceans, estuaries, and wetlands, economic and recreational uses of water, and environmental, political, and legal issues
Complete American presidents sourcebook by Roger Matuz( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five volume reference on the U.S. Presidents, arranged chronologically, with biographical summaries and general overviews of important events in each President's term
Supreme Court drama : cases that changed America by Daniel E Brannen( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains profiles of thirty U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have had a significant impact on American society, covering cases regarding equal protection and civil rights, with overview essays on the legal principles of affirmative action, the right to die and assisted suicide, civil rights and equal protection, and gender discrimination and sexual harassment
Animal rights and welfare : a documentary and reference guide by Lawrence Baker( )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through the use of primary source documents, readers can learn about key opinions and legislation in the important field of animal rights and welfare--a current and highly relevant topic"--
U.S. immigration and migration reference library( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles and interpretations of the phenomenal waves of immigration to the United States from the earliest times through the period from 1820 to 1930, when the United States was the destination of some 60% of the world's immigrants -- up to the present day, when restrictive policies have temporarily stanched the flow of immigrants
UXL encyclopedia of U.S. history by Sonia Benson( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the history of the United States from pre-Colonial America to the present day. Explores the timeline of America: its founders, key historical figures, wars, events, political environment, economy, and culture
 
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Chemical elements : from carbon to krypton
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Math and mathematicians : the history of math discoveries around the worldAncient civilizationsAmerican decades primary sourcesFrench and Indian WarCold war : primary sourcesThe handy presidents answer bookAmerican Civil WarAmerican Civil War
Alternative Names
Baker, Larry.

Baker, Larry 1960-...

Languages
English (128)