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The Resource The map that changed the world : the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science, Simon Winchester

The map that changed the world : the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science, Simon Winchester

Label
The map that changed the world : the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science
Title
The map that changed the world
Title remainder
the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The world's coal and oil industry, its gold mining, its highway systems, and its railroad routes were all derived entirely from the creation of William Smith's first map. Simon Winchester unfolds the poignant sacrifice behind this world-changing discovery
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158281
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
  • 550.92
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vannithone, Soun
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, William
  • Geologists
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geology
  • Geology
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Label
The map that changed the world : the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 311-317
Control code
000022641095
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 338 p.
Isbn
9780670884070
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps
Label
The map that changed the world : the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 311-317
Control code
000022641095
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 338 p.
Isbn
9780670884070
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps

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