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McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology

McGraw-Hill encyclopedia of science & technology

an international reference work in fifteen volumes including an index.

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, London .
Written in English


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Previous ed., 1977.

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The following year, the general book division was formed by merging the industrial-and-business-book department with the trade department. More than 5, specialists have contributed to the entries of which the publisher notes are Nobel Prize winners. Shaw Company of Chicago inMcGraw-Hill extended its reach into the field of business books and magazines. In contrast, EPST organizes the information into fewer chapter-length articles, making it better suited for self-study. Despite his reservations, Harold McGraw approved of the direction in which Dionne was taking the company; inHarold McGraw became chairman emeritus and Dionne added the title of chairman to those of president and CEO. Foss the next year.

The alphabetically arranged articles, written by the leading international authorities on each of the subjects, were selected from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology 5th ed. All but general survey articles have a bibliography at the end. Foss was equally innovative in finding new ways to market the technical books that seldom found space in general bookstores. However, the black and white photographs were in many cases better and crisper in the eighth edition. Our team of editors will be reviewing the stories and providing links to related encyclopedia articles, research updates, and biographies.

Many articles have been revised, for example, in neurobiology and astronomy The result of these revision efforts are the 7, articles in this ninth edition, each written by one or more experts nominated by the consulting editors. Detailed information follows under headings so the reader can focus on specific areas of interest. In-house, he concentrated on cutting costs and investing in growth businesses.


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