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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
"All facts considered has three parts full of fascinating facts on history (including natural history), science (including religion and language), and the arts. History: Who were the Olmecs and the Goths? How did New York get its name? What's the life span of a $5 bill? Who were the first and last men killed in the Civil War? Who was the Prince of Cranks, the King of Censors and the Merry Monarch? When is the wolf moon? What's the most arid place on earth, and the flattest? What were those rockets with a red glare and the bombs bursting in air? What's the origin of chewing gum, paper, and golf balls? What does "puttanesca" mean, and the names of other Italian dishes?"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malesky, Kee
Dewey number
001
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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. On memory and history -- Battles and bigwigs : ancient and modern, sacred and civil history -- Deviations and wonders : natural history of land, sea, animals, and vegetables -- Fish or weapon? : natural history of crafts and manufactures -- pt. 2. On reason and science -- Links in the chain of being : science of God : theology, religion, and superstition -- Letters in plain sight : science of man : thinking, remembering, communicating -- Sin vs. virtue : ethics and law -- Modus mundi : 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
1256168
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780470559659
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010016888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1256168
  • (Sirsi) 1256168
  • (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 and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. On memory and history -- Battles and bigwigs : ancient and modern, sacred and civil history -- Deviations and wonders : natural history of land, sea, animals, and vegetables -- Fish or weapon? : natural history of crafts and manufactures -- pt. 2. On reason and science -- Links in the chain of being : science of God : theology, religion, and superstition -- Letters in plain sight : science of man : thinking, remembering, communicating -- Sin vs. virtue : ethics and law -- Modus mundi : 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
1256168
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780470559659
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010016888
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1256168
  • (Sirsi) 1256168
  • (OCoLC)607973875

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