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Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia By Richard Dawkins

Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia by Richard Dawkins

Condition - Very Good
$54.99
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Summary

Presents an encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science that include: the advent of SARS; coverage of cloning; coverage of GM food; and coverage of digital cameras. This text encompasses the physical, chemical and biological sciences. It also contains 1300 illustrations: colour photos, and commisioned drawings and diagrams.

Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia Summary

Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia by Richard Dawkins

This text is the leading science encyclopedia explaining the achievements and progress of science, now fully revised and updated. Its major updates include: the advent of SARS; extended coverage of cloning; extended coverage of GM food; and extended coverage of digital cameras. Other updates include: Jupiter's moons reach 50; crash of space shuttle Columbia; and the disappearance of element 118. This text provides a wide-ranging coverage encompassing the physical, chemical and biological sciences. It also highlights science at the cutting edge - Human Genome Project, BSE, evolving robots, global warming, laser-guided missiles, and nanotechnology...It contains over 1300 illustrations: carefully selected full-colour photos and specially commisioned drawings and diagrams. Its unrivalled authority is ensured by expert team headed by Richard Dawkins, world-famous author of "The Selfish Gene". The encyclopedia has a dedicated website, which includes hundreds of recommended links, downloadable artworks from the book and a challenging quiz.

Additional information

GOR001217931
9780199107117
0199107114
Oxford Illustrated Science Encyclopedia by Richard Dawkins
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
2001-10-11
448
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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