The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, Volume 1

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Encyclopaedia Britannica, Mar 15, 2003 - Reference - 32640 pages

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Contents

The Universe of the Physicist the Chemist and the page
21
The Atomic Nucleus and Elementary Particles
23
Energy Radiation and the States and Transformation of Matter
27
Molecular Structure and Chemical Bonding
29
Chemical Reactions
34
Heat Thermodynamics and the Nonsolid States of Matter
37
The Solid State of Matter
40
Electricity and Magnetism
45
The Distribution of Income and Wealth
198
Macroeconomics
199
Economic Growth and Planning
201
Politics and Government page
202
the Structure Branches and Offices
204
the Dynamics of the Political
205
Peace and War
206
Law
208

Waves and Wave Motion
48
Galaxies Stars the Solar System
51
Galaxies and Stars
53
The Solar System
56
The Great Globe Itself by Peter J Wyllie
61
The Earths Properties Structure and Composition
65
The Earths Physical Properties
66
The Structure and Composition of the Earths Interior
68
The Earths Constituent Minerals and Rocks
69
Its Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
73
the Oceans Freshwater Bodies and Ice Masses
75
Weather and Climate
77
The Earths Surface Features page
79
Features Produced by Geomorphic Processes Acting on the Earths
81
The Earths History
85
The Interpretation of the Geologic Record
86
The Eras and Periods of Geologic Time
88
The Mysteries of Life by Rene Dubos
91
The Nature and Diversity of Living Things
95
The Origin of Life and the Evolution of Living Things
96
The Classification of Living Things
98
The Molecular Basis of Vital Processes
112
Vital Processes at the Molecular Level
116
The Structures and Functions of Organisms
117
The Relation of Form and Function in Organisms
118
Regulation and Integration
120
Integumentary Skeletal and Musculatory
122
the Procurement and Processing of Nutrients
123
Gas Exchange Internal Transport and Elimination
124
Reproduction and Sex
126
Growth Differentiation and Morphogenesis
128
the Transmission of Traits
129
Behavioral Responses of Organisms
130
Individual and
131
the World of Living Things
132
Biological Populations and Communities
133
Disease and Death
135
Ecosystems
136
The Place of Humans in the Biosphere
137
The Cosmic Orphan by Loren Eiseley page
143
the Races of Mankind
145
Health and Disease
146
Human Health
150
Human Diseases
151
The Practice of Medicine and the Care of Health
158
Human Behaviour and Experience
159
General Considerations
160
Influence of the Current Environment on a Persons Behaviour and
161
Current Internal States Affecting a Persons Behaviour and Conscious
163
Persisting Capacities and Inclinations That Influence Human
164
Learning and Thinking
165
Integration and Disintegration of the
166
Man the Social Animal by Harold D Lasswell
169
Peoples and Cultures
173
The Development of Human Culture
178
Major Cultural Components and Institutions of Human Societies
179
Language and Communication
180
Social Organization and Social Change
186
The Group Structure of Society
188
Social Status
189
Urban and Rural Communities
190
The Production Distribution and Utilization of Wealth
191
The Consumer and the Market Pricing and the Mechanisms for
192
The Organization of Production and Distribution
194
Branches of Public Law Substantive and Procedural
210
Branches of Private Law Substantive and Procedural
212
Education
215
Education Around the World
216
The World of Art by Mark Van Doren
219
Art in General
221
Experience and Criticism of Works of Art the Nonaesthetic
222
Characteristics of the Arts in Particular Cultures
224
The Particular Arts
225
Theatre
234
Motion Pictures
236
Music
238
Dance
244
Architecture Garden and Landscape Design and Urban Design
246
Sculpture
249
Drawing Painting Printmaking and Photography
250
Arts of Decoration and Functional Design
254
Knowing How and Knowing Why by Lord RitchieCalder
265
The Organization of Human Work
266
Elements of Technology page
268
Technology of Tools and Machines
270
Technology of Measurement Observation and Control
271
Extraction and Conversion of Industrial Raw Materials
274
Technology of Industrial Production Processes
277
Major Fields of Technology
280
Technology of the Major Industries
283
Construction Technology
286
Transportation Technology
288
Technology of Information Processing and of Communications
290
Military Technology
293
Technology of the Urban Community
296
Technology of Earth and Space Exploration
297
Religion as Symbolism by Wilfred Cantwell Smith
299
Religion in General
303
Institutions and Practices
305
The Particular Religions
306
Religions of Ancient Peoples
308
Hinduism and Other Religions of India
312
Buddhism
315
Religions of China Korea and
317
Judaism
320
Christianity
323
Islam
334
Other Religions and Religious Movements in the Modern World
336
The Point and Pleasure of Reading History
339
Peoples and Civilizations of Ancient Southwest Asia North Africa and Europe
343
Early Peoples and Civilizations of Southwest Asia and Egypt the
344
Peoples of Ancient Europe and the Classical Civilizations of the
350
Peoples and Civilizations of Medieval Europe North Africa and page
356
Western Christendom in the High and Later Middle Ages
363
The Crusading Movement the Islamic States of Southwest Asia
372
Inner Central and Northeast Asia to c 1750
379
The Indian Subcontinent from c 1200 to 1761 and Ceylon
385
Peoples and Civilizations of PreColumbian America
394
The World Since 1920 page
443
Part Ten The Branches of Knowledge
475
Mathematics
483
Science
492
History and the Humanities
509
Preservation of Knowledge
522
Board of Editors page
524
Names of Contributors
655
Authorities for the Micropaedia
675
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