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The Resource All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge, Kee Malesky

All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge, Kee Malesky

Label
All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge
Title
All facts considered
Title remainder
the essential library of inessential knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Kee Malesky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malesky, Kee
Dewey number
001
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D10
LC item number
.M35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History
  • Science
  • Arts
Label
All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge, Kee Malesky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-255) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. On memory and history. Battles and bigwigs: ancient and modern, sacred and civil history -- Deviations and wonders: the natural history of land, sea, animals, and vegetables -- Fish or weapon: the natural history of crafts and manufactures -- pt. 2. On reason and science. Links in the chain of being: the science of God: theology, religion, and superstition -- Letters in plain sight: The science of humanity: thinking, remembering, communicating -- Sin versus virtue: ethics and law -- Modus mundi: the science of nature: physics, mathematics, geography -- Ugly bags of mostly water: zoology, physiology, medicine -- The wild blue yonder and what's below: astronomy, meteorology, botany, mineralogy, chemistry -- pt. 3. On imagination, poetry, and art. Perfect circles: sacred and profane art: painting, sculpture, architecture -- Rhapsodies in bloom: music theory and practice -- Love songs and lost words: literature, drama, narrative
Control code
ocn607973875
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 277 p.
Isbn
9780470559659
Lccn
2010016888
Note
Inscribed by the author.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)607973875
Label
All facts considered : the essential library of inessential knowledge, Kee Malesky
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-255) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. On memory and history. Battles and bigwigs: ancient and modern, sacred and civil history -- Deviations and wonders: the natural history of land, sea, animals, and vegetables -- Fish or weapon: the natural history of crafts and manufactures -- pt. 2. On reason and science. Links in the chain of being: the science of God: theology, religion, and superstition -- Letters in plain sight: The science of humanity: thinking, remembering, communicating -- Sin versus virtue: ethics and law -- Modus mundi: the science of nature: physics, mathematics, geography -- Ugly bags of mostly water: zoology, physiology, medicine -- The wild blue yonder and what's below: astronomy, meteorology, botany, mineralogy, chemistry -- pt. 3. On imagination, poetry, and art. Perfect circles: sacred and profane art: painting, sculpture, architecture -- Rhapsodies in bloom: music theory and practice -- Love songs and lost words: literature, drama, narrative
Control code
ocn607973875
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 277 p.
Isbn
9780470559659
Lccn
2010016888
Note
Inscribed by the author.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)607973875

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