The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Part 1

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Warren E. Preece
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1983 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1048 pages

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Contents

atomic nuclei and elementary particles
20
Energy radiation and the states and transformation of matter
29
molecular structure
36
galaxies stars the solar system
63
Part Two The Earth
76
its atmosphere and hydrosphere
92
Weather and climate
99
The Earths history
115
Education page 371
371
Part Six
381
Particular arts
393
Part Seven Technology
434
Elements of technology
444
Major fields of technology
462
communication systems
482
Part Eight Religion
498

Part Three Life on Earth
127
page
130
Characteristics of living things 312 The origin of life and the evolution of living things 313 The classification of living things 132
131
bioenergetics and biosynthesis 323 Vital processes at the molecular level 144 145 150
144
regulation and integration 334 Covering and support 335 Nutrition the procurement and processing of nutrients 336 Gas exchange internal transport ...
155
individual and group behaviour 343 Evolution of behaviour 184 189
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the world of living things 351 Basic features of the biosphere 352 The community a collection of interacting populations 353 Hazards of life in the b...
189
Part Four Human life
190
Introduction The cosmic orphan by Loren Eiseley
206
the races of man 210 211 213 215 217
209
its manifestations recognition and treatment 424 Diseases and disorders of the human body 425 The practice of medicine and the care of health 227 ...
217
Human behaviour and experience 431 General theories of human nature and behaviour 432 Antecedent conditions and developmental processes affe...
241
Communication and language
263
Aspects of mans daily life
273
Culture
283
Social organization and social change
294
Division V
352
The particular religions page
517
of China Korea and Japan
532
Part Nine The history of mankind
560
Peoples and civilizations of medieval Europe North
578
Western Christendom in the High and later
585
Peoples and traditional civilizations of East
595
Peoples and civilizations of subSaharan Africa to 1885
610
The modern world to 1920
618
Development of the United States and Canada
644
1911 and Japan from the Meiji
659
the late colonial
683
Part Ten The branches of knowledge
692
Mathematics
699
Science
725
History and the humanities
753
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