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The Resource Sand : the never-ending story, Michael Welland

Sand : the never-ending story, Michael Welland

Label
Sand : the never-ending story
Title
Sand
Title remainder
the never-ending story
Statement of responsibility
Michael Welland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the geological history of sand, examining the science behind the material as well as the human context of sand and how it has played important roles in history, commerce, and imagination
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
300007
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Welland, Michael
Dewey number
553.6/22
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QE471.15.S25
LC item number
W455 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sand
  • Sandstone
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the never-ending story
Label
Sand : the never-ending story, Michael Welland
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) 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
Individuals : birth and character -- Tribes : the strange world of granular materials -- Sand and imagination I : very large numbers of very small things -- Societies on the move : a journey to the sea -- Moving on : waves, tides, and storms -- Blowing in the wind : desert landscapes -- Witness : testaments of sand -- Sand and imagination II : stories, medium, and muse -- Servant : sand in our lives -- Outward and onward : beyond Earth, beyond the present
Control code
719285
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 343 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520254374
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008009084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780520254374
  • (OCoLC)212432554
Label
Sand : the never-ending story, Michael Welland
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-321) 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
Individuals : birth and character -- Tribes : the strange world of granular materials -- Sand and imagination I : very large numbers of very small things -- Societies on the move : a journey to the sea -- Moving on : waves, tides, and storms -- Blowing in the wind : desert landscapes -- Witness : testaments of sand -- Sand and imagination II : stories, medium, and muse -- Servant : sand in our lives -- Outward and onward : beyond Earth, beyond the present
Control code
719285
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 343 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780520254374
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008009084
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780520254374
  • (OCoLC)212432554

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