Barron's New Student's Concise Encyclopedia

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Barron's, 1993 - Reference - 1300 pages
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This one-volume reference contains a wide spectrum of useful information. Within each of the 24 general subject areas, materials are presented in either an A-Z format or by topics. The book includes hundreds of helpful cross-references, a comprehensive index, tables, charts, maps, diagrams, and illustrations, many in full color.

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Contents

1 History of Architecture 112
1-12
Art
1-20
2 Major Art Movements 128
1-28
Biology
2-2
1 Classification of Homo Sapiens 230
2-30
3 The Autonomic Nervous System 237
2-37
4 Anaerobic Respiration or Glycolysis 244
2-44
1 Degrees of Ionization of Common Acids
3-2
Presidents of the United States 1083
10-83
The Constitution of the United States 1091
10-91
Chronology of American History
10-106
Grammar 122
12-2
The Sentence and Its Parts 1210
12-10
Emphasis and Consistency 1222
12-22
Words and Phrases Frequently Misused 1230
12-30
Foreign Terms in English 1237
12-37

Chemistry
3-3
3 Basic Particles of the Atom
3-8
6 Electromotive Series 321
3-21
8 Oxidation Numbers 334
3-41
11 Metric System Prefixes Used in the SI System 343
3-52
13 Additional Reference Tables 363 368
3-63
15 Periodic Table of the Elements 370 371
3-70
1 Samples of Various Typefaces 422
4-22
1 The Beaufort Wind Scale
5-5
2 Geologic Time Scale Showing Major
5-17
4 Earth Science Reference Tables and Charts 543
5-43
Government
6-7
1 How a Bill Becomes a Law
7-4
4 Order of Presidential Succession 719
7-19
8 Governmentrelated Abbreviations
7-27
Diet and Nutrition
8-2
3 Function Sources and Nutritional
8-7
Glossary of Medical Terms 817
8-17
History of Technology
9-9
Glossary of Terms 102
10-10
1
10-15
Law 131
13-13
Checking Accounts and Automated
14-2
Study and Learning Aids 1413
14-13
Useful Tables 1434
14-37
Literature 151
15-15
Mathematics
15-46
Music 171
17-17
Mythology 181
18-2
1
19-18
Philosophy 191
19-19
1
20-14
Physics 201
20-20
Religion
21-10
Psychology 211
21-21
1
22-3
Major World Religions
22-13
Religion 221
22-22
United States at a Glance 231
24-23
Index 251
25-25
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