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The Resource The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester

The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester

Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Title
The map that changed the world
Title remainder
William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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/creatorName
Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
  • 550/.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
QE22.S6
LC item number
W55 2001b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vannithone, Soun
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Wheeler large print book series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, William
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Geologists
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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William Smith and the birth of modern geology
Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-432)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16930743
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 439 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781587241536
Lccn
2001057503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48951014
Label
The map that changed the world : William Smith and the birth of modern geology, Simon Winchester
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, c2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-432)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16930743
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 439 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781587241536
Lccn
2001057503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm48951014

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