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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

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Description for The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing Paperback. Selected and introduced by Richard Dawkins, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a rich and vibrant anthology celebrating the finest writing by scientists for a wider audience - revealing that the best scientists have displayed as much imagination and skill with the pen as they have in the laboratory. Editor(s): Dawkins, Richard. Num Pages: 448 pages, numerous figures. BIC Classification: DQ; PDX; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 36. Weight in Grams: 682.
Selected and introduced by Richard Dawkins, The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing is a celebration of the finest writing by scientists for a wider audience - revealing that many of the best scientists have displayed as much imagination and skill with the pen as they have in the laboratory. This is a rich and vibrant collection that captures the poetry and excitement of communicating scientific understanding and scientific effort from 1900 to the present day. Professor Dawkins has included writing from a diverse range of scientists, some of whom need no introduction, and some of whose works ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Series
Oxford Landmark Science
Condition
New
Weight
561g
Number of Pages
448
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199216819
SKU
V9780199216819
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About Richard(Ed) Dawkins
Richard Dawkins is the first holder of the Charles Simonyi Chair of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University, and a Fellow of New College, Oxford. His bestselling books include The God Delusion (2006); The Selfish Gene (1976); The Extended Phenotype (1982); The Blind Watchmaker (1986); Unweaving the Rainbow (1998); and The Ancestor's Tale (2004). Dawkins is ... Read more

Reviews for The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
A compendium of some of the most illuminating thinking of the past 100 years.
Eureka, The Times
A feast for many long evenings.
Katie Owen, The Sunday Telegraph
Engaging selection.
Christopher Hirst, The Independent
Richard Dawkins has done a wonderful job.
Nicholas Lezard, Saturday Guardian
Stunning anthology.
The Times

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