b'82GREAT LIVESFrom HistoryTHE ANCIENT WORLD to the 21st CENTURYSCIENTISTS | LATINOS | AUTOCRATS & DICTATORSAMERICAN HEROES | AMERICAN WOMENAFRICAN AMERICANS | GREAT ATHLETESSalem Press Great Lives from History series provides biographies of important people from all historical periods and from every part of the globe. The series is recognized by the library community HISTORYfor thoroughly covering the achievements of thousands of individuals in numerous disciplines, including science, politics, arts, and humanities.BEST SELLER!Great Lives from History: NEW! Scientists & ScienceGREAT LLIVES FROM HISTORYSecond Edition Edited by Joy CrelinThis is a very readable source for information on a wide variety of scientists andthe science they studied. Ancient mathematicians are found alongside fossil hunters.High-school libraries and public libraries serving students will make good use ofthis set.BooklistThis second edition of Great Lives from History: Scientists & Science highlights over 350 of the greatest scientists in history, from Aristotle and the field of formal logic to Shinya Yamanaka and stem cell research. Last published in 2012, this new edition adds 10 years of scientific achievement, to profile individuals who made life-changing discoveries in nearly 90 categories, including acoustics, anatomy, astrophysics, bacteriology, biochemistry, climatology, conservation biology, genetics, information theory, logic, nuclear physics, oceanography, oncology, quantum mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics, and virology. With all entries reviewed, many updated, and the addition of many new scientists, this three-volume set profiles individuals at the forefront of recent scientific discoveries in evolutionary biology, quantum theory and quantum chemistry,HIV and cancer treatments, immunology, MRI technology, neurodegeneration and more.Scientists whose profiles have been added to his new edition include: Akira Yoshino (electrochemistry) Gladys West (mathematical data models) Jennifer Doudna (gene editing) Anthony Fauci (immunology-HIV)FREEDonna Strickland (optical physics) Tu Youyou (medicinal chemistry) NEW!Online AccessFREE Warren M. Washington (atmospheric science) Mildred S. Dresselhaus (electrical engineering) Andrew H. Knoll (paleontology) Ahmed Zewail (femtochemistry)Each entry starts with important identifierslike birth and death dates, keywords and significanceand includes valuable subheadings,Further Reading, and See Alsos.A List of Discoveries and detailed Category Index lead the researcher to explore growth in specific scientific areas, through the profiles of the scientists who made these groundbreaking discoveries and inroads in each field. Photos, charts and otherimages punctuate the volumes.November 2022 | Three Volumes; 1,300 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-367-1 | Library Price: $395GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 82 2022-12-28 11:15 AM'