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Biographical Memoirs: Volume 57

Biographical Memoirs: Volume 57

Contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. A cumulative index for the 57 volumes is also ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780309037297
Published 15 January 1987 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Academy of Sciences, National
By of the Home Secretary, Office
By Wilson, Edward O.
Series Biographical Memoirs: A Series (part: 57)
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ISBN-13 9780309037297
ISBN-10 0309037298
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Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Imprint National Academies Press
Publication Date 15 January 1987
International Publication Date 1 January 1987
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Academy of Sciences, National
By of the Home Secretary, Office
By Wilson, Edward O.
Series Biographical Memoirs: A Series (part: 57)
Category Biography & Autobiography
Number of Pages 560
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 44mm
Weight 1,021g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Biography, Scientists
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 920.02
Catalogue Code Not specified

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This distinguished series contains the biographies of deceased members of the National Academy of Sciences and bibliographies of their published works. Each biographical essay was written by a member of the Academy familiar with the professional career of the deceased. A cumulative index for all 57 volumes is now included. For historical and bibliographical purposes, these volumes are worth returning to time and again. Volume 57 includes biographies of: Arthur Francis Buddington, J. George Harrar, Paul Herget, John Dove Isaacs III, Bessel Kok, Otto Krayer, Rebecca Craighill Lancefield, Harold Dwight Lasswell, Jay Laurence Lush, John Howard Mueller, Robert Franklin Pitts, John Robert Raper, Karl Sax, Gerhard Schmidt, Leslie Spier, Hans-Lukas Teuber, and Warren Weaver.

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Office of the Home Secretary, National Academy of Sciences

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