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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To what extent do content and style, therefore, correctly reflect or distort the “
objective” realities of the society in which they have been produced? Does use of
art by a social agency or group necessarily imply a distortion, in its interests, of
Dust, gas, and solid bodies near a star will reflect or scatter its light, imposing in
the process additional spectral features. The spectra of the planets are quite
similar to the solar spectrum because they shine by reflected light from the Sun.
Dependence on the environment and on its resources was reflected in
seminomadic living. The Aborigines had to be intimately acquainted with all the
country within their range of movement. At the same time, their economic system
was not ...
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