VAN NOSTRAND´S CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE
ALAN AXELROD E CHRISTOPHER G. DE PREE
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Editora John Wiley
Área HISTÓRIA DA CIÊNCIA
Número de páginas 840
Edição 1ª ED 2003
Livro em bom estado de conservação
The most comprehensive one-volume scientific desk reference available
Based on the new 4,000-page, two-volume Van Nostrand´s Science Encyclopedia, Ninth Edition, the best scientific encyclopedia available according to the Library Journal, this authoritative, concise encyclopedia of science features over 5,000 entries that completely cover vital science, technology, and math terms and concepts. Easy-to-use and fun to read, this indispensable reference covers the very latest scientific advances and developments in all areas of science. Plus, it offers basic definitions of scientific terms followed by concise explanations of the concepts. Packed with illustrations, charts, and graphs, this impressive book also features numerous line drawings, diagrams, and black-and-white photos.
Christopher G. DePree (Decatur, GA) is Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Agnes Scott College.
Alan Axelrod, PhD (Atlanta, GA) is the award-winning author of more than twenty books and is a well-regarded popular historian.