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              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything (Hardback, edition)

              By Hazen, Robert M.

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              Composed in four movements, Symphony in C explores carbon's multi-faceted characteristics, as epitomised by the classical elements of the ancients - Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

              ISBN 9780008292386
              Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything (Trade Paperback / Paperback, edition)

              By Hazen, Robert M.

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              Composed in four movements, Symphony in C explores carbon's multi-faceted characteristics, as epitomised by the classical elements of the ancients - Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

              ISBN 9780008292393
              Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Sciences: An Integrated Approach

              The Sciences: An Integrated Approach (Paperback, 6th Revised edition)

              By Trefil, James S.; Hazen, Robert M.

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              Focuses on some of the great ideas in physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, and biology while showing readers how core scientific principles connect to their daily lives. This title emphasizes important themes and relationships, along with real world connections.

              ISBN 9780470118542
              Released NZ 19 Oct 2009
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy

              Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy (Paperback)

              By Hazen, Robert M.

              Explains the basic scientific principles that govern our world, and shows how they manifest themselves in our everyday lives.

              ISBN 9780385261081
              Released NZ Not specified
              Publisher Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Anchor books
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              Wiley Plus/Blackboard Stand-alone to accompany Physics Matters

              Wiley Plus/Blackboard Stand-alone to accompany Physics Matters (Paperback, Contains 1 Other digital carrier)

              By Trefil, James S.; Hazen, Robert M.

              • RRP: $259.99
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              ISBN 9780470077689
              Released NZ 7 Jul 2006
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Wiley Plus Products
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              Wiley Plus/Web CT Stand-alone to accompany Physics Matters

              Wiley Plus/Web CT Stand-alone to accompany Physics Matters (Paperback, Contains 1 Other digital carrier)

              By Trefil, James S.; Hazen, Robert M.

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              ISBN 9780470078938
              Released NZ 7 Jul 2006
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925
               

              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925 (Hardback)

              By Hazen, Robert M.; Hazen, Margaret Hindle

              • RRP: $215.00
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              For, Lo! We live in an Iron Age--In the age of Steam and Fire! wrote a poet mesmerized by the engines that were transforming American transportation, agriculture, and industry during his lifetime. Indeed, by the nineteenth century fire had become America's leitmotif--for good and... for ill. Keeping the flame was deadly serious: even the slightest lapse of attention could convert a fire from friendly ally to ravaging destroyer. To examine the cultural context of fire in combustible America, Margaret Hazen and Robert Hazen gather more than a hundred illustrations, most never before published, together with anecdotes and information from hundreds of original sources, including newspapers, diaries, company records, popular fiction, art, and music. What results is an immensely entertaining and encyclopedic history that ranges from stories of the tragic great fires of the century to fire imagery in folktales and popular literature. Dealing more with technology than with fire in nature, the book provides a vast amount of information on fire manipulation and prevention in urban life. Hazen and Hazen discuss the people who worked with fire--or against it. Founders, gaffers, blacksmiths, boilers at saltworks, and housewives knew how to read a fire and employ it for their purposes. A few dedicated investigators inquired about the scientific nature of heat and flame. And firefighters gradually progressed from bucket brigades to using fire to fight fire with the newly invented steam engine. The colorful stories of these Americans--the risks they took and the rewards they received--will fascinate not only social historians but also a broad audience of general readers. Originally published in 1992. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them
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              ISBN 9780691635347
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Princeton Legacy Library
              Language (English)
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              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925
               

              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hazen, Robert M.; Hazen, Margaret Hindle

              • RRP: $74.99
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              For, Lo! We live in an Iron Age--In the age of Steam and Fire! wrote a poet mesmerized by the engines that were transforming American transportation, agriculture, and industry during his lifetime. Indeed, by the nineteenth century fire had become America's leitmotif--for good and... for ill. Keeping the flame was deadly serious: even the slightest lapse of attention could convert a fire from friendly ally to ravaging destroyer. To examine the cultural context of fire in combustible America, Margaret Hazen and Robert Hazen gather more than a hundred illustrations, most never before published, together with anecdotes and information from hundreds of original sources, including newspapers, diaries, company records, popular fiction, art, and music. What results is an immensely entertaining and encyclopedic history that ranges from stories of the tragic great fires of the century to fire imagery in folktales and popular literature. Dealing more with technology than with fire in nature, the book provides a vast amount of information on fire manipulation and prevention in urban life. Hazen and Hazen discuss the people who worked with fire--or against it. Founders, gaffers, blacksmiths, boilers at saltworks, and housewives knew how to read a fire and employ it for their purposes. A few dedicated investigators inquired about the scientific nature of heat and flame. And firefighters gradually progressed from bucket brigades to using fire to fight fire with the newly invented steam engine. The colorful stories of these Americans--the risks they took and the rewards they received--will fascinate not only social historians but also a broad audience of general readers. Originally published in 1992. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them
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              ISBN 9780691606637
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1992
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Princeton Legacy Library
              Language (English)
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              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything
                

              Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything (EPUB ebook – ePub edition)

              By Hazen, Robert M.

              An enchanting biography of the most resonant - and most necessary - chemical element on Earth.

              ISBN 9780008292409
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              Released NZ 13 Jun 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925
               

              Keepers of the Flame: The Role of Fire in American Culture, 1775-1925 (PDF ebook – Course Book)

              By Hazen, Robert M.; Hazen, Margaret Hindle

              Reflecting America's obsession with fire, this encyclopaedic reference work uses anecdotes and material gathered from newspapers, diaries, company records, fiction and music to convey fire imagery in folktales and popular literature, as well as the use of fire in science and indu...stry.
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              ISBN 9781400862993
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              Language en
              Released NZ 14 Jul 2014
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Princeton Legacy Library
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