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Van Nostrand's Concise Encyclopedia of Science
     

Van Nostrand's Concise Encyclopedia of Science

by Alan Axelrod (Editor), Christopher G. De Pree (Editor)
 

The most comprehensive one-volume scientific desk reference available
Based on the new 4,000-page, two-volume Van Nostrand's Science Encyclopedia, Ninth Edition, the best scientific encyclopedia available according to the Library Journal, this authoritative, concise encyclopedia of science features over 5,000 entries that completely cover vital science,

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The most comprehensive one-volume scientific desk reference available
Based on the new 4,000-page, two-volume Van Nostrand's Science Encyclopedia, Ninth Edition, the best scientific encyclopedia available according to the Library Journal, this authoritative, concise encyclopedia of science features over 5,000 entries that completely cover vital science, technology, and math terms and concepts. Easy-to-use and fun to read, this indispensable reference covers the very latest scientific advances and developments in all areas of science. Plus, it offers basic definitions of scientific terms followed by concise explanations of the concepts. Packed with illustrations, charts, and graphs, this impressive book also features numerous line drawings, diagrams, and black-and-white photos.
Christopher G. DePree (Decatur, GA) is Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Agnes Scott College.
Alan Axelrod, PhD (Atlanta, GA) is the award-winning author of more than twenty books and is a well-regarded popular historian.

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"...fulsome coverage of life science topics." (Reference Reviews, January 2004)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471363316
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/17/2003
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.20(d)

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER G. De PREE, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Agnes College. He lives in Decatur, Georgia.

ALAN AXELROD, Ph.D., is the award-winning author of more than fifty books and a well-regarded popular historian. He lives in Atlanta.

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