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The wonderful century : its successes and its failures

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The wonderful century : its successes and its failures
Title
The wonderful century
Title remainder
its successes and its failures
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NIC
Illustrations
illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The wonderful century : its successes and its failures
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Successes: I. Modes of traveling. II. Labor-saving machinery. III. The conveyance of thought. IV. Fire and light. V-VI. New applications of light: 1. Photography. 2. Spectrum analysis. VII. Theoretical discoveries in physics. VIII. Minor applications of physical principles. IX. The importance of dust: A source of beauty and essential to life. X. A few of the great problems of chemistry. XI. Astronomy and cosmic theories. XII. Geology: The glacial epoch and the antiquity of man. XIII. Evolution and natural selection. XIV. Popular discoveries in physiology. XV. Estimate of achievements: The nineteenth century as compared with earlier centries.--pt. II. Failure: XVI. The neglect of phrenology. XVII. The opposition to hypnotism and psychical research. XVIII. Vaccination a delusion; its penal enforcement a crime. Appendix. The causes of the improvement in the health of London toward the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries. XIX. Militarism, the curse of civilization. XX. The demon of greed. XXI. The plunder of the earth. Conclusion. Appendix: The remedy for want in the midst of wealth
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 400 p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG93-B38404
  • (OCoLC)ocn135949491
Label
The wonderful century : its successes and its failures
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Successes: I. Modes of traveling. II. Labor-saving machinery. III. The conveyance of thought. IV. Fire and light. V-VI. New applications of light: 1. Photography. 2. Spectrum analysis. VII. Theoretical discoveries in physics. VIII. Minor applications of physical principles. IX. The importance of dust: A source of beauty and essential to life. X. A few of the great problems of chemistry. XI. Astronomy and cosmic theories. XII. Geology: The glacial epoch and the antiquity of man. XIII. Evolution and natural selection. XIV. Popular discoveries in physiology. XV. Estimate of achievements: The nineteenth century as compared with earlier centries.--pt. II. Failure: XVI. The neglect of phrenology. XVII. The opposition to hypnotism and psychical research. XVIII. Vaccination a delusion; its penal enforcement a crime. Appendix. The causes of the improvement in the health of London toward the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth centuries. XIX. Militarism, the curse of civilization. XX. The demon of greed. XXI. The plunder of the earth. Conclusion. Appendix: The remedy for want in the midst of wealth
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 400 p.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG93-B38404
  • (OCoLC)ocn135949491

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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