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Time (chronology), time systems & standards

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Time (chronology), time systems & standards

Hardcover. A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time. Num Pages: 304 pages, 22 illustrations. BIC Classification: JMR; PGZ; PSAN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 162 x 30. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393247947
ISBN
9780393247947

€ 24.99
€ 23.65

Paperback. Editor(s): Burges, Joel. Num Pages: 384 pages, 28 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSR; HPD; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 27. Weight in Grams: 596.
Publisher
NYU Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781479874842
ISBN
9781479874842

€ 30.99
€ 27.65

Paperback. The aim of this book is to explain in simple language what we know about time and about the history of time. It is shown that the briefest (as well as the lengthiest) history of time can be described in one or two pages. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: PDX; PDZ; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 155 x 13. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814749855
ISBN
9789814749855

€ 25.10

Paperback. Leofranc Holford-Strevens explores time measurement and the organisation of time into hours, days, months and years using a range of fascinating examples from Ancient Rome and Julius Caesar's Leap Year, to the 1920s' project for a fixed Easter. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, numerous b/w line illustrations and halftones. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 112 x 9. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192804990
ISBN
9780192804990

€ 9.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. When Albert Einstein formulated his theory of relativity it brought about a revolution in our understanding of time, yet also presented a new set of mysteries. In this book, the author tackles the tough questions about time, including the strange relationship between physical time and our psychological perception of it. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w diagrams, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: PBW; PGZ; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140174618
ISBN
9780140174618

€ 12.00
€ 11.76

Paperback. Tells the story of the 100-year quest to understand an ancient computer, the scientific artefact we have from antiquity. This title reveals a diverse cast of characters - ranging from Archimedes to Jacques Cousteau - and explores the roots of modern technology in Ancient Greece, the Islamic world and medieval Europe. Num Pages: 336 pages, col. Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; HBLA; PDX; PGZ; TBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Cornerstone United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099519768
ISBN
9780099519768

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Who's to say it can't be done? Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ; PHR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 242. The Real Science of Time Travel. 320 pages. Who's to say it can't be done?. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ; PHR. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 21. Weight: 240.
Publisher
Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715645185
ISBN
9780715645185

€ 10.49

Paperback. Translator(s): Butler, Erik. Num Pages: 184 pages, 11 b&w illus. BIC Classification: PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 136 x 11. .
Publisher
The MIT Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262533546
ISBN
9780262533546

€ 19.99
€ 19.06

Paperback. A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: HBTB; PDZ; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782113218
ISBN
9781782113218

€ 10.99
€ 10.19

Paperback. Observing many cultures - the ancient Greeks, Romans and Chinese, the Maya and the Aztec - and also looking at the modern western calendar, with its long and tumultuous history, this book traces the scientific, technical and political history of calendars. Series: New Horizons S. Num Pages: 144 pages, 120 illustrations, 109 in colour. BIC Classification: PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 181 x 8. Weight in Grams: 228.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500301067
ISBN
9780500301067

€ 9.99
€ 9.38

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages, numerous figures. BIC Classification: PDA; PDZ; PGK; PGZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 21. Weight in Grams: 588.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199217267
ISBN
9780199217267

€ 23.99
€ 18.02

Paperback. Presents a set of readings which introduce the central topics in the philosophy of time. Two of the essays have been written specially for this volume. The editors summarize the background to the debate and show how issues in the philosophy of time are related to other branches of philosophy. Editor(s): Le Poidevin, Robin; MacBeath, Murray; Le Poidevin, Robin (Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds). Series: Oxford Readings in Philosophy. Num Pages: 240 pages, line drawings. BIC Classification: HPJ; PDA; PGZ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198239994
ISBN
9780198239994

€ 40.60

Paperback. In this richly illustrated book, Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft and Theoretical Physicist Stefan Vandoren describe the enormous diversity of natural phenomena that take place at different time scales. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 270 x 14. Weight in Grams: 866.
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Number of pages
250
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814489812
ISBN
9789814489812

€ 25.10