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Encyclopaedia of Human Knowledge (In 6 Volumes)

George W Cox (Author) W T Brande (Editor)
Synopsis The present volume is a work of outstanding importance. It is an Encyclopaedia of Human Knowledge which deals with various aspects of human achievements and contribution comprehensive character of a general encyclopaedia. The terms knowledge is so vast that it can not be described in one or two book. It can be achieved by the principles of every branch of science and only through a very relevant Encyclopaedia which will have an explanation of various terms related to various topics and subjects. This Encyclopaedia is designed to give clear but strictly succinct account of the principles of all the branches of human knowledge in a way acceptable form both to general values and specialists. The contributions under various departments on subjects are by specialists in their respective fields and thus this work is of a special value and can be consulted with confidence by all who wish to be acquaint ed with the principle of different remifications of knowledge. The authors have left all doubtful questions and have affirmed none but positively or duly ascertained facts. The analysis of language has produced results of the utmost importance not merely affecting the classifications of dialects, but throwing light on many stages in the earliest development and history of the human mind, and on many subjects of the highest interest connected with the legends and poems the laws and society of prehistoric ages. The more general readers would need to be informed but merely of new facts but of the degree in which these facts have modified the character or tendency of each particular topic. On the other hand, many words have been excluded which, although occasionally employed lack that stamp of authority which alone can justify their insertion is a standard Encyclopaedia. In a member of old and new terms explained in this volume, a very large increase will be found in the present volume as compared to the other treatises of this kind. The increase of matter which this greater fullness of treatment has entailed, together with the adoption of a mere legible type has made it necessary to extend the size of the work. This treatise has magnified the various branches of human knowledge in such a candid form that this not only be of great help to the scholars but also the common readers and students. This Encyclopaedia includes terms on Art, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Zoology, Geography, Physical Geography, Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics, Law, History, Mathematics, Minerology, Music, Nevigation, Painting, Fine Art Printing, Theology, Agriculture, Logic, Mythology, Physiology, Political Economy, Building Engineering and Literature etc. This is a work which scholars and libraries will very much charish.
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Title Encyclopaedia of Human Knowledge (In 6 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1990
Edition Reprint
Publisher Sundeep Prakashan
Language: English
isbn 8185066523
length viii+618p., viii+412p., viii+546p., viii+474p., viii+533p., viii+378p., Tables; Figures; 26cm.