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McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia Of Chemistry : Science Reference - McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia Of Chemistry

Science Reference

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Published: 14th September 2004
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Hundreds of well-illustrated articles explore the most important fields of science.

Based on content from the McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science & Technooogy, Fifth Edition, the most widely used and respected science reference of its kind in print, each of these subject-specific quick-reference guides features:

* Detailed, well-illustrated explanations, not just definitions
* Hundreds of concise yet authoritative articles in each volume
* An easy-to-understand presentation, accessible and interesting to non-specialists
* A portable, convenient format
* Bibliographies, appendices, and other information supplement the articles

Excerpts from review by K. L. Carriveau Jr., Baylor University Entries in this work were extracted and condensed from McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (9th ed., 20v., CH, Sep'02)... Although this version seems to meet its goal ("providing the reader with essential knowledge in chemistry without extensive detail")...the biographical section included as an appendix is useful and addresses a common need of students from high school through lower undergraduate levels...Although many of the 700 entries are dated, they are still valid and the concise edition will be valuable to special collections looking for a low-cost alternative to the full 20-volume set... Choice 20050201

Staff Consulting
Editors
Preface
Organization of the Encyclopedia
Articles, A-Z
Appendix
Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780071439534
ISBN-10: 0071439536
Series: Science Reference
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 500
Published: 14th September 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.9
Edition Number: 1