• The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

    The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (Hardback) Edited by Adrian Friday, Edited by David S. Ingram

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    DescriptionThis remarkable encyclopedia uniquely encapsulates the world of nature in one volume. Its text and illustrations carry the reader from individual cells, through organisms in all their variety in natural environments, to the current debates on evolution and on the origin of the h species. A unified approach eliminates rigid divisions between disciplines so that the general reader can more easily appreciate the fascination of the study of life processes and obtain an integrated picture of living organisms. The volume as a whole is lavishly illustrated with specially prepared diagrams and drawings and with carefully selected photographs. A classification of living organisms is given, and the lists of further reading ensure the book's continuing value as a reference work. It is a completely up-to-date account, which reflects the fast-moving state of the life sciences today.


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    Title
    The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Adrian Friday, Edited by David S. Ingram
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 167 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 717 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521256964
    ISBN 10: 0521256968
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    BIC E4L: SCI
    DC19: 574
    BIC subject category V2: PS
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU046000, SCI008000, REF000000
    LC classification: QH307.2 .C36 1985
    Thema V1.0: PS
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    09 May 1985
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge