A handy, quick-reference guide to thousands of difficult-to-remember or difficult-to-find facts, now in a new flexibinding.
This fully revised edition of Collins Gem Fact File is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems.
Do you know who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1965? What is the capital of the Netherlands Antilles? When was the telescope invented? What is ablutophobia? Which countries are members of OPEC? Whose saint’s day is 11 February?
The answers to these and many thousands of other questions, whether they be from the worlds of politics, history, geography, religion, science, the arts, language or sport, can be found in this fully revised edition of this bestselling Gem.
Now with full-colour coverage and attractive new tables, this is the only quick-reference general knowledge guide you will need.
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The 'Collins Dictionary of Biology', an established reference work, has now been revised, updated and expanded to reflect developments in this rapidly advancing science, especially in the area of genetics. The Dictionary is designed for advanced school students and for undergraduates. It is also a valuable resource for all who have an interest in the life sciences.
• Consists of 6500 entries and many clear diagrams
• Covers all the major fields within the science, including anatomy, biochemistry, ecology, evolutionary theory, genetics, molecular biology, physiology and taxonomy
• Describes techniques and tests commonly used in biology, explains statistical terms and includes biographical details of important biologists
The three authors, all from John Moores University, Liverpool, are experienced university teachers, and experts in their fields.About the Author:
Elaine Henderson has degrees from the universities of Keele and Glasgow. She is a freelance writer and editor and teaches English literature in adult education.
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Book Description Harpercollins Pub Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004723139