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The Resource Books that changed the world, Robert B. Downs

Books that changed the world, Robert B. Downs

Label
Books that changed the world
Title
Books that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Downs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1903-1991
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Downs, Robert B.
Index
no index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.D67 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Books and reading
  • Literature
Label
Books that changed the world, Robert B. Downs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 393-400
Contents
Ideas in the flow of civilization -- The Bible -- Homer: Iliad, Odyssey -- Aesop: Fables -- Plato: Symposium, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Republic, Statesman, Laws, Timaeus -- Aristotle: Organon, History of animals, Physics, On the heavens, Meteorologics, Mechanics, Ethics, Politics, Rhetoric, Poetics -- The Greek playwrights: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander -- Greek and Roman historians: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius, Sallust, Livy, Plutarch, Tacitus -- St. Augustine: Confessions, City of God -- St. Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica -- Niccolò Machiavelli: The prince -- Thomas Paine: Common sense -- Adam Smith: Wealth of nations -- Mary Wollstonecraft: Vindication of the rights of women -- Thomas Malthus: Essay on the principle of population -- Henry David Thoreau: "Civil disobedience" -- Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's cabin -- Karl Marx: Das kapital -- Alfred T. Mahan: The influence of sea power upon history -- Sir Halford J. Mackinder: "The geographical pivot of history" -- Adolf Hitler: Mein kampf -- Hippocrates: Aphorisms -- Theophrastus: On the history of plants, On the causes of plants -- Archimedes: On the sphere and cylinder -- Lucretius: De rerum natura -- Pliny the elder: Natural history -- Nicolaus Copernicus: De revolutionibus orbium coelestium -- Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica -- William Harvey: De motu Cordis -- Sir Isaac Newton: Principia mathematica -- Edward Jenner: An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae -- Charles Darwin: Origin of species -- Sigmund Freud: The interpretation of dreams -- Albert Einstein: Relativity, the special and general theories -- Rachel Carson: Silent spring
Control code
ocm04193929
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
ix, 400 p.
Isbn
9780838902707
Lccn
78013371
System control number
(Sirsi) 21364
Label
Books that changed the world, Robert B. Downs
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 393-400
Contents
Ideas in the flow of civilization -- The Bible -- Homer: Iliad, Odyssey -- Aesop: Fables -- Plato: Symposium, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, Republic, Statesman, Laws, Timaeus -- Aristotle: Organon, History of animals, Physics, On the heavens, Meteorologics, Mechanics, Ethics, Politics, Rhetoric, Poetics -- The Greek playwrights: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Menander -- Greek and Roman historians: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius, Sallust, Livy, Plutarch, Tacitus -- St. Augustine: Confessions, City of God -- St. Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologica -- Niccolò Machiavelli: The prince -- Thomas Paine: Common sense -- Adam Smith: Wealth of nations -- Mary Wollstonecraft: Vindication of the rights of women -- Thomas Malthus: Essay on the principle of population -- Henry David Thoreau: "Civil disobedience" -- Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's cabin -- Karl Marx: Das kapital -- Alfred T. Mahan: The influence of sea power upon history -- Sir Halford J. Mackinder: "The geographical pivot of history" -- Adolf Hitler: Mein kampf -- Hippocrates: Aphorisms -- Theophrastus: On the history of plants, On the causes of plants -- Archimedes: On the sphere and cylinder -- Lucretius: De rerum natura -- Pliny the elder: Natural history -- Nicolaus Copernicus: De revolutionibus orbium coelestium -- Andreas Vesalius: De humani corporis fabrica -- William Harvey: De motu Cordis -- Sir Isaac Newton: Principia mathematica -- Edward Jenner: An inquiry into the causes and effects of the variolae vaccinae -- Charles Darwin: Origin of species -- Sigmund Freud: The interpretation of dreams -- Albert Einstein: Relativity, the special and general theories -- Rachel Carson: Silent spring
Control code
ocm04193929
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
ix, 400 p.
Isbn
9780838902707
Lccn
78013371
System control number
(Sirsi) 21364

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