The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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First, it may overlap with other cultural systems—religion, philosophy, science, a
secular ideology —and perform, in part, the more clearly identifiable functions of
these systems. It is then shaped, to some degree, by the superimposed functions
The dynamics of style). But period styles have their place in this part the
classification, for they are clearly, often emphatically, of the single-culture Sort.
CROSS-CULTURAL VARIETIES Cross-cultural styles are usually uninhabited, in
CULTURAL LIFE AND INSTITUTIONS The cultural milieu. The contemporary
cultural milieu of Austria has a rich heritage: in architecture and poetry this goes
back to the Middle Ages, and in medicine and science it can be traced to the 18th
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