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Hugh Aldersey-Williams

3.62 of 5 Votes: 2
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Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body (2013)
3.38 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I learned enough about the history of our perceptions of the human body to give this book three stars, but I was disappointed in the spastic ride it took me on. The book got more organized as it went on, but still the progression seemed to jump all over the place without a centr...
Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements (2011)
3.69 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A meandering personal scientific historic journey though the elements. I can understand why some folk found this hard going: the numerous diversions off to visit a shop, a mine, a lab, a library, a museum might distract from the central narrative of 'how the elements wee discover...
Histórias Periódicas: A Curiosa Vida dos Elementos (2013)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: A few weeks (or months) ago, there was a series on TV called "Chemistry: A Volatile History". At about the same period, I discovered a quiz on the Internet in which you had to name all the elements (112 of them) within 10 minutes, and was shocked at how few I knew (including NO...
Favole periodiche: La vita avventurosa degli elementi chimici (2011)
3.68 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I wanted to really like this book because my husband bought it for me when he was away on business- I can picture him staring at the book shelves, reading each description, trying to find a book that I would like... and from the description, I should have liked this book. I foun...
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