Recently  published (1 March 2013 ) is this final volume of Bradley's Yorkshire Rivers, with Introduction and notes by David Bower. The series of articles in the Yorkshire Weekly Post, published in 1893. on which it is based have never been  published previously in book form.

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     Publications on polymers

Books

 D. I. Bower and Maddams W.F.
The Vibrational Spectroscopy of Polymers

Cambridge Solid State Science Series
Cambrige University Press (2002) ISBN: 0-521-24633-4
Paperback edition CUP (1992) ISBN: 0-521-42195-0

D. I. Bower
An Introduction to Polymer Physics 

Cambridge University Press (2002) ISBN: 0-521-63137-8
Paperback edition CUP (2002) ISBN: 0-521-63721 X
For sale in P. R. China, ISBN: 7-5025-5417-3

Papers, reviews, book chapters etc.

            1.  Bower D.I., Claridge E. and Tsong I.S.T.
             Low temperature elastic constants and specific heats of f.c.c.
             nickel- iron alloys 
            Phys. Stat. Solidi 29 617-25 (1968)

             2   Bower D.I.

            The magnetostriction coefficients of nickel
           Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A326 87-96 (1971)

             3   Bower D.I.

              Temperature dependence of gauge factor and
              magnetoresistance of some platinum-tungsten strain gauges 
              J. Phys. E: Sci. Insts 5 846-8 (1972)

             4   Bower D.I.

            Investigation of molecular orientation distributions by polarized
            Raman scattering and polarized fluorescence
            J. Polym. Sci.(Polym. Phys.) 10 2135-53 (1972)

             5   Purvis J., Bower D.I. and Ward. I.M.

            Molecular orientation in PET studied by polarized Raman
            scattering
            Polymer 14 398-400 (1973)

             6   Nobbs J.H., Bower D.I., Ward I.M. and Patterson D.

            A study of the orientations of fluorescent molecules
            incorporated in uniaxially oriented poly(ethylene terephthalate)
            tapes
           Polymer 15 287-300 (1974)

              7   Purvis J. and Bower D.I.

A study of molecular orientation in poly(methyl methacrylate) by means of laser-Raman spectroscopy
Polymer 15 645-54 (1974)

8   Bower D.I.

Polarized fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy
in Structure and Properties of Oriented Polymers,
Ed. I.M.Ward, Applied Science Publishers, London (1975)

9   Nobbs J.H., Bower D.I. and Ward, I.M.
A study of molecular orientation in drawn and shrunk poly(ethylene terephthalate)
by means of birefringence, polarized fluorescence and x-ray diffraction measurements
Polymer 17 25-36 (1976)

10  Robinson M.E.R., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
Intermolecular forces and the Raman spectrum of crystalline PVC
Polymer 17 355-7 (1976)

11  Purvis J. and Bower D.I.
Molecular orientation in poly(ethylene terephthalate) by means of laser-Raman spectroscopy
J. Polym. Sci.(Polym. Phys. Edn) 14 1461-84 (1976)

12  Bower D.I.
Raman scattering from an assembly of partially oriented scatterers
J. Phys. B: Atom. Molec. Phys 9 3275-93 (1976)

13  Robinson M.E.R., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
A study of the CCl stretching region of the Raman
spectrum of PVC
Polymer 19 773-84 (1978)

14  Nobbs J.H. and Bower D.I.
Orientation averages for drawn rubber networks
Polymer 19 1100-3 (1978)

15  Robinson M.E.R., Bower D.I., Allsopp M.W., Willis H.A. and Zichy V.
Raman spectroscopic study of poly(vinyl chloride) particles
Polymer 19 1225-9 (1978)

16  Robinson M.E.R., Bower D.I., Maddams W.F. and Pyszora H.
A study of methods for measuring the tacticity of poly(vinyl chloride
by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Die Makromol. Chemie 179 2895-912 (1978)

17  Robinson M.E.R., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
Molecular orientation in poly(vinyl chloride) studied by Raman spectroscopy
and birefringence measurements
J. Polym. Sci.: Polym. Phys. 16 2115-38 (1978)

18  Nobbs J.H., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Comparison of polarized fluorescence with polarized Raman and
infrared dichroism measures of orientation in uniaxially drawn poly(ethylene terephthalate)
J. Polym. Sci.: Polym. Phys. 17 259-72 (1979)

19  Jarvis D.A., Hutchinson I.J., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Characterization of biaxial orientation in poly(ethylene terephthalate) by means
of refractive index measurements and Raman and infrared spectroscopies
Polymer 21 41-54 (1980)

20  King J. and Bower D.I.
Use of Fourier transforms in the resolution of the C-Cl stretching region of the
Raman spectrum of polyvinyl chloride
Proc. VIIth Int. Conf. Raman Spectroscopy, Ottawa, (1980), p242-3

21  Bower D.I.
Orientation distribution functions for uniaxially oriented polymers
J. Polym. Sci.: Polym. Phys. 19 93-107 (1981)

22  Bower D.I., King J. and Maddams W.F.
The characterization of molecular orientation in PVC with
emphasis on the use of Raman spectroscopy
J. Macromol. Sci.- Phys B20 305-18 (1981)

23  Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Quantitative characterisation of orientation in PET fibres by Raman spectroscopy
Polymer 23 645-9 (1982)

24  Bower D.I.
Orientation distribution functions for biaxially oriented polymers
Polymer 23 1251-5 (1982)

25  McDonald W.S., Lewis E.L.V. and D.I.Bower
Structure of the gamma form of bis(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate, C12H14O6
Acta Cryst. C39 410-2 (1983)

26  Bower D.I., Korybut-Daszkiewicz K.K.P. and Ward I.M.
A study of tensile modulus and molecular orientation in drawn and shrunk
poly(ethylene terephthalate) combining refractive index, polarized fluorescence
and X-ray diffraction measurements
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 28 1195-1206 (1983)

27  King J., Bower D.I., Maddams W.F. and Pyszora H.
The measurement of the tacticity of poly(vinyl chloride) by
13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Makromolekulare Chemie 184 879-91 (1983)

28  Unwin A.P., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
The determination of molecular orientation in oriented polypropylene
by wide angle x-ray diffraction, polarized fluorescence and refractive index measurements
Polymer 26 1605-10 (1985)

29  Bower D.I., Jarvis, D.A. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation in biaxially oriented sheets of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
I. Characterisation of orientation and comparison with models
J. Polym. Sci.: Part B: Polym. Phys 24 1459-79 (1986)

30  Bower, D.I., Jarvis D.A., Lewis E.L.V. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation in biaxially oriented sheets of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
II. Correlation of orientation averages with measured mechanical compliances
J. Polym. Sci.: Part B: Polym. Phys 24 1481-92 (1986)

31  Lewis E.L.V. and Bower D.I.
Raman tensors for the 1614 and 633 cm-1 modes of bis(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate
J. Raman Spectrosc. 18 61-70 (1987)

32  King J., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
Molecular orientation and Young's modulus of plasticized and nonplasticized poly(vinyl chloride)
J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 35 787-96 (1988)

33  Fina L.J., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Raman spectroscopy of stressed samples of oriented poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Polymer 29 2146-51 (1988)

34  Slee J.A., Orchard G.A.J., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
The transport of oxygen through oriented poly(ethylene terephthalate)
J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys 27 71-83 (1989)

35  Tither D., Matthews A., Fitzgerald A.G., Storey B.E., Henderson A.E., Moir P.A.,
Dines T.J., Bower D.I., Lewis E.L.V., Doughty G. and Foster W.
Characterisation of carbon films containing boron and nitrogen
Carbon 27 899-907 (1989)

36   Jackson R.S., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
Ageing in wet PVC gels studied by gel-sol transition temperature and Raman spectroscopy
Polymer 31 857-60 (1990)

37   Unwin A.P., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
The interpretation of the extensional modulus of isotactic polypropylene
using the aggregate and fibre composite models
Polymer 31 882-90 (1990)

38   Jackson R.S., Bower D.I. and Maddams W.F.
A study of wet PVC gels by Raman spectroscopy
J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys 28 837-59 (1990)

39   Bower D.I. and Jackson R.S.
Vibrational assignments for the C-Cl stretching region of the Raman spectrum of PVC
J. Polm. Sci. B: Polym Phys 28 1589-98 (1990)

40    Lapersonne P., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Benzene ring orientation in uniaxial-planar poly(ethylene terephthalate) films
Polymer 33 1266-76 (1992)

41   Lapersonne P., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation and conformational changes due to uniaxial-planar
deformation of poly(ethylene terephthalate) films
Polymer 33 1277-83 (1992)

42   Webb J.A., Bower D.I., Ward I.M. and Cardew P.T.
Infrared study of diffusion of carbon dioxide in highly oriented polyethylene films
Polymer 33 1321-2 (1992)

43   Voice A.M., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation in uniaxially drawn poly(aryl ether ether ketone):
I. Refractive index and X-ray measurements
Polymer 34 1154-63 (1993)

44   Voice A.M., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation in uniaxially drawn poly(aryl ether ether ketone):
II. Infrared spectroscopic study
Polymer 34 1164-73 (1993)

45   Webb J.A., Bower D.I., Ward I.M. and Cardew P.T.
The effect of drawing on the transport of gases through polyethylene
Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 31 743-57 (1993)

46   Green D.I. and Bower D.I.
Corrections for polarizer and spectrometer imperfections in the measurement of
infrared dichroic ratios
Spectrochimica Acta 49A 1191-4 (1993)

47   Karacan I., Taraiya A.K., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Characterization of orientation of one-way and two-way drawn isotactic
polypropylene films
Polymer 34 2691-701 (1993)

48   Faisant de Champchesnel J-B, Bower D.I., Ward I.M., Tassin, J.F. and Lorentz, G.
Development of molecular orientation in sequentially drawn PET films
Polymer 34 3763-70 (1993)

49   Karacan I., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Molecular orientation in uniaxial, one-way and two-way drawn
poly(vinyl chloride) films
Polymer 35 3411-22 (1994)

50   Faisant de Champchesnel J-B, Tassin J.F., Bower D.I., Ward I.M. and Lorentz G.
The influence of initial morphology of one-way drawn poly(ethylene terephthalate)
films on their transverse drawing
Polymer 35 4092-102 (1994)

51   Bower D.I., Lewis E.L.V. and Ward I.M.
Relationships among stress-induced Raman shifts for isotropic and uniaxially oriented polymers
Polymer 36 3473-7 (1995)

52   Webster S. and Bower, D.I
The effect of hydrostatic pressure on the position of the 1616 cm-1 Raman line
of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Polymer 36 4351-3 (1995)

53   Lewis E.L.V., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
Stress-induced shifts and intensity changes in the 1616 cm-1 Raman line
for isotropic and uniaxially oriented poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Polymer 36 4741-52 (1995)

54   Brolly B.J., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M.
 Finite difference modeling of the gas transport process in glassy polymers
 Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 34 761-8 (1996)

55  Brolly B.J., Bower D.I. and Ward I.M
Diffusion and sorption of CO2 in poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics 34 769-80 (1996)

56  Bower D.I.
Infrared dichroism, polarized fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy
in Structure and Properties of Oriented Polymers, 2nd Edition,1997,
Ed.  I. M. Ward, Chapman & Hall, London

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