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A search for structure : selected essays on science, art, and history / Cyril Stanley Smith

Publisher Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
Year c1981
Codes ID=2001121779 NCID=BA1054940X

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Language English
Size x, 410 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents Grain shapes and other metallurgical applications of topology
The discovery of carbon in steel
Structure, substructure, and superstructure
The interpretation of microstructures of metallic artifacts
Matter versus materials
The early history of casting, molds, and the science of solidification
Porcelain and plutonism
Art, technology, and science
Metallurgical footnotes to the history of art
Reflections on technology and the decorative arts in the nineteenth century
On art, invention, and technology
Some constructive corrodings
A highly personal view of science and its history
Structural hierarchy in science, art, and history
Notes "Bibliography of the work of Cyril Stanley Smith" : p. [391]-399
Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors *Smith, Cyril Stanley, 1903-
Subjects LCSH:Science -- Addresses, essays, lectures  All Subject Search
LCSH:Art -- Addresses, essays, lectures  All Subject Search
LCSH:History -- Addresses, essays, lectures  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:Q171
DC19:500
Vol ISBN:0262191911

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Information Science, Library, Stacks
500/SM51 7670029207
0262191911 1981

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