What's Who?: A Dictionary of Things Named After People and the People They are Named After

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Matador, 2010 - 468 páginas
This new and enlarged version of What's Who offers 1,000 entries of eponymy, giving an account of events, ideas, inventions and discoveries which bear the name of the men and women, famous or forgotten, who lived, dreamed, made or explored them.

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Roger worked first as a teacher of English to foreigners in London, Oxford and Athens, then as a smallholder and contract fence-erector in West Wales, and subsequently as English translator. He has published fiction, non-fiction, poetry and translations.

Mike was an academic chemist at the University of Manchester until 1992, and since then has been studying the science, history and conservation of photographs. He consults for several national museums and his researches on historic photographic processes are published in four books and numerous articles.

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