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All facts considered

the essential library of inessential knowledge

Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Compendium of fascinating facts on history, science, and the arts.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

"Published simultaneously in Canada"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-255) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
001
Library of Congress
D10 .M35 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 277 p. :
Number of pages
277

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25374840M
Internet Archive
allfactsconsider0000male
ISBN 10
0470559659
ISBN 13
9780470559659
LC Control Number
2010016888
OCLC/WorldCat
607973875
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