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The tides of history.

Jacques Pirenne

The tides of history.

by Jacques Pirenne

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated from the French by Lavett Edwards.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD20 .P513
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5848364M
    LC Control Number62007800
    OCLC/WorldCa863041

    About this book. Tides: A Scientific History, first published in , provides a history of the study of the tides over two millennia, from the primitive ideas of the Ancient Greeks to present sophisticated space-age physics has puzzled some of the world's greatest scientists and mathematicians: amongst many others, Galileo, Descartes, Bacon, Kepler, . Flowing Tides History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin. First study that combines historical research with the contemporary voices of oral music historians; Presents an insider perspective on the music and history of Clare, Ireland.

    Waterford Harbour Tides & Tales, Waterford, Ireland. 3, likes talking about this. I blog as Waterford harbour tidesandtales. I offer guided walks by appointment. I also provide talks on 5/5(23). Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides interweaves scientific understandings of the harbor with a consideration of its colorful history to inform and educate a general audience about its unique and delicate state. Data is used to illustrate the harbor’s tides and currents and to show how they influence geological processes and pollution susceptibility.

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In the decades that followed. In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean the Arctic, White shimmies under the ice with an Inuit elder to hunt for mussels in the dark cavities left behind at low tide; in China, he races the Silver Dragon, a twenty-five-foot tidal bore that/5.

The history of the tides is in part the history of a broad area of science and the subject provides insight into the progress of science as a whole: this book will therefore appeal to all those interested in how scientific ideas develop.

It will particularly interest specialists in oceanography, hydrography, geophysics, geodesy, astronomy and Cited by: Tides of History book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). This book, first published inprovides a history of the study of the tides over two millennia, from the primitive ideas of the Ancient Greeks to present sophisticated space-age techniques.

Tidal physics has puzzled some of the world's greatest scientists and mathematicians: amongst many others, Galileo, Descartes, Bacon, Kepler, Newton, Bernoulli, Euler, Laplace, Young.

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"Tides of History provides a splendid prism through which we may view the wider world of Victorian science Historians of science will have cause to heap praise on this book, but so too will the non-specialists.

The author’s splendid writing style, at times appropriately Puckish, makes this work an accessible and enjoyable read.". Leah declared mutiny and there was a small defenestration from the 8th Floor Wondery Studio as she took full creative control of Tides of History. Well, not quite, but she did control the interview.

Patrick Wyman guests today to talk about his upcoming book, The Crunch. Support this show by supporting our sponsors. The Tides, Currents, and Water Levels Web Site provides predicted times and heights of high and low waters, and the hourly water levels for over seven hundred stations in Canada.

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Tidal physics has puzzled some. Tide tables for Alaska can be found on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) web site.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. The book had 32 pages, a grey paper cover and no recorded price. Its pages were devoted to "Dangers," embellished with his personal observations, and to Compass Courses and Distances, etc.

This volume was the precursor of the Tide and Pilot Book, which followed 21 years later. While Moore in interviews describes history as an unstoppable progressive tide, as inevitably bound to redeem us and improve our lives, in his comic book writing he is concerned with how history is made by human beings, with how history happens.

Ultimately, he is interested in the question of how it is that human social reality manages to. Tides of History: Bay of Islands County by BOESE, KAY and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun, and the rotation of the Earth.

Tide tables can be used for any given locale to find the predicted times and amplitude (or "tidal range"). The predictions are influenced by many factors including the alignment of the Sun and Moon, the phase and. Table of Contents Flowing Tides: History and Memory in an Irish Soundscape Table of Contents Foreword by Harry White Preface About the Companion Website L'entrée: Clare and its Soundscape On Europe's Edge The Scope of this Book 1 Re-centering the Musical Periphery Harvesting a Sonic Archive Shifting Cartographies of Place and Mobility 2 Napoleon Author: Gearóid Ó Hallmhuráin.