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Great feuds in history

ten of the liveliest disputes ever

by Evans, Colin

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Published by J. Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celebrities -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Vendetta -- History -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementColin Evans.
    GenreAnecdotes
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p. cm.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23247877M
    ISBN 100471380385
    LC Control Number00043919
    OCLC/WorldCa44934338


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A list of great feuds that starts in the s and does not stray from Anglo-American history (except for Trotsky-Stalin, but even that is very much bound up with American history by virtue of the globalization of the 20th century and the status of the Soviet Union as American's rival) can hardly be considered a comprehensive list of the great /5.

In Great Feuds in History, Colin Evans puts us in the middle of ten of history's most significant struggles-high-stakes personal conflicts that had a lasting impact on the societies around them and on generations that followed. Spanning five hundred years of political rivalry, spiritual conflict, and ancestral discord, here are ten fascinating /5(6).

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Great Feuds In History - /5(4). The colorful true stories of ten monumental feuds in the history of technology The history of technology is full of heated disputes over who, exactly, invented what.

In this encore to his international bestsellers Great Feuds in Science and Great Feuds in Medicine, Hal Hellman brings to life ten of technology's most celebrated quarrels. Great Feuds in Medicine: Ten of the Liveliest From seventeenth-century anatomist William Harvey to twentieth-century lightning rod Sigmund Freud, countless researchers, physicians, and scientists have found themselves -- and their work -- at the center of raging disputes that have destroyed careers and : Hal Hellman.

Praise for Great Feuds in History "Everyone loves a good fight, especially on the world stage, and Evans calls these contests with skill and flair." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Evans captures all the drama and controversy in these streamlined accounts brimming with invigorated, well-paced prose." -- Publishers Weekly In Great Feuds in History, Colin Evans puts us in the 3/5(1).

Many scientists in Great Feuds in Medicine had to struggle against the dogmatic, almost instinctual resistance to change that has prevailed Author: Steve Horwitz. What makes Great Feuds both entertaining and cathartic is the fact that, it shows that, in all scientific discipline, it has been ever thus.

Knowledge rarely travels in a straight line with development naturally following on from earlier developments, but rather it takes side trips through people’s angst, prejudices, ego and attitudes, as.

Great Feuds in History: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever: Evans, Colin: Books - (6). Great Feuds in Technology "There's nothing like a good feud to grab your attention. And when it comes to describing the battle, Hal Hellman is a master."-New Scientist Great Feuds in Science "Unusual insight into the development of science I was excited by this book and enthusiastically recommend it to general as well as scientific.

Praise for Great Feuds in History "Everyone loves a good fight, especially on the world stage, and Evans calls these contests with skill and flair." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Evans captures all the drama and controversy in these streamlined /5(4).

Great feuds in history Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 BWB City Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Feuds in the United States deals with the phenomena of historic blood feuding in America.

These feuds have been numerous and some became quite vicious. Often, a conflict which may have started out as a rivalry between two individuals or families became further escalated into a clan-wide feud or a range war, involving dozens—or even hundreds—of participants.

Arguments that got murderously out of hand, sometimes literally so, zestfully captured here by Evans (Great Feuds in Science, not reviewed).The squabbles in these pages were for potatoes both big and small—the divine right of kings, say, or the Hatfield theft of a McCoy hog—yet they had staying power because they were balanced fights: The contestants fought at the same.

Dry science history turns into entertaining reading without sacrificing historical accuracy. -The Christchurch Press Great Feuds in Science is wonderful history, as the reader learns how scientists had to fight with religious leaders and other scientists to get their work recognized, accepted, and even get the credit for it!Author: Hal Hellman.

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It is the process that is the living science; that's what makes the activity exciting to those who practice it," science Free shipping over $Cited by: To my surprise Hal Hellman was briefly interviewed and mention was made of his series of books on “great feuds”.

He has previously written 3 books on the subjects of science(), medicine(), and technology(). His latest, Great Feuds in Mathematics, is. History of literary feuds.

A literary feud involves both a public forum and public reprisals. Feuds might begin in the public view through the quarterlies, newspapers, and monthly magazines, but frequently extended into private correspondence and in-person meetings.

The participants are literary figures: writers, poets, playwrights, critics. Many feuds were based on opposing. The Great Feud: August ’98 American History Feature The Great Feud Paleontologists Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh were great rivals, and their mutual animosity fueled the search for fossils in theAmerican : Historynet Staff.

Get this from a library. Great feuds in history: ten of the liveliest disputes ever. [Colin Evans] -- This volume contains a collection of 10 feuds between some of the world's most enigmatic personalities, with an emphasis on the global issues often at.

Praise for Great Feuds in History"Everyone loves a good fight, especially on the world stage, and Evans calls these contests with skill and flair."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"Evans captures all the drama and controversy in these streamlined accounts brimming with invigorated, well-paced prose."--Publishers WeeklyIn Great Feuds in History, Colin Evans puts us in the middle.

Save 84% off the newsstand price. Great Feuds in Science Hal Hellman (Wiley) Portraits of Discovery George Greenstein (Knopf) Science, in the abstract, sets itself apart from the humanities, as an Author: Paul Trachtman.

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Everyday low /5(6). Great Feuds in Science is wonderful history, as the reader learns how scientists had to fight with religious leaders and other scientists to get their work /5(13). A book could be written on the political feuds in the lower Rio Grande valley between the Reds and Blues in such places as Brownsville and Rio Grande City.

There were three small feuds at Hallettsville in the s. The death of William Cowper Brann, the "Great Iconoclast," at Waco in was the result of a feud-like action.

Even after Dry science history turns into entertaining reading without sacrificing historical accuracy. -The Christchurch Press Great Feuds in Science is wonderful history, as the reader learns how scientists had to fight with religious leaders and other scientists to get their work recognized, accepted, and even get the credit for it.

-BookviewsBrand: Turner Publishing Company. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Great feuds in science: ten of the liveliest disputes ever by Hellman, Hal, Publication date Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in : Great Feuds in Mathematics Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever (Book): Hellman, Hal: Praise for Hal Hellman Great Feuds in Mathematics Those who think that mathematicians are cold, mechanical proving machines will do well to read Hellman's book on conflicts in mathematics.

The main characters are as excitable and touchy as the next man. But Hellman's stories also show. HAL HELLMAN is the author of twenty-seven popular science books, including Great Feuds in Science and the six-book series World of the Future. He has also written science articles for such periodicals as the New York Times, Omni, Reader's Digest, Psychology today, and Geo/5(6).

10 Most Famous Feuds in History - GREAT FEUDS IN HISTORY: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever - Kindle edition by Evans, Colin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading GREAT FEUDS IN HISTORY: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever.

Conflicting claims over the answers to these questions have led to some of the longest and most bitter battles in the history of technology. Great Feuds in Technology takes a close look at each of these celebrated disputes and reveals that the answers are far more complex entertaining, and enlightening than you might ever : Sanford J.

Greenburger Associates. Great feuds in science by Hal Hellman; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Natuurwetenschappen, Vendetta, Social aspects, Science, Social aspects of. Providing insight into math and history, and spiced with cunning, deception, and subterfuge, this book shows how great feuds propelled great progress in mathematics.

About the Author HAL HELLMAN is the author of Great Feuds in Science, Great Feuds in Medicine, and Great Feuds in Technology, all from Wiley.

Hal Hellman, the author of a series of books on famous feuds in technology, science, and medicine, admits in the introduction to Great Feuds in Mathematics that he originally scoffed at the notion of doing a book on mathematical misunderstandings; after all, mathematics is supposedly "a cold, logical discipline where questions can be decided.

Conflicting claims over the answers to these questions have led to some of the longest and most bitter battles in the history of technology. Great Feuds in Technology takes a close look at each of these celebrated disputes and reveals that the answers are far more complex entertaining, and enlightening than you might ever imagine.

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In Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever, he whisks us through 10 of history's most contentious and significant scientific debates. In a book of fewer than pages, he can't. Great Feuds in Science tells the fascinating stories of 14 of the most heated disputes in the history of science, from the 17th through the 20th centuries.

It introduces readers to the major players and the times they lived in, explains the scientific principles involved, and shows how such controversies are not only typical, but often /5().Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever SHARE.

ARTICLE CITATION. James A. Marcum, "Great Feuds in Science: Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever. Hal Hellman," I no. 1 (Mar., ): Cook. Translating History of Science Books into Chinese: Why?

Which Ones? How? Zhang. Science and Orthodox Christianity.The greatest literary feuds begin as a response to words, preferably written ones. Take as an example old friends Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson, who .