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Children"s encyclopaedia

Children"s encyclopaedia

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Published by Educational Book Company in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Arthur Mee. Vol.7.
ContributionsMee, Arthur, 1875-1943.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 4035-4778p. :
Number of Pages4778
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18652907M

The comparatively brief entries in the encyclopaedic dictionary had, by accident of the alphabet, fragmented knowledge to such an extent that users received only a disjointed knowledge of the things in which they were interested. Europeans Childrens encyclopaedia book clearly the most advanced and there were hints of the eugenic ideas of Caleb Saleeby. The former are usually of considerable size Der grosse Brockhaus, —35, includedarticles by more than 1, authors and possess elaborate cross-reference schemes. Specialized encyclopaedias Special interests Most encyclopaedias have been compiled from a purely scholarly point of view and have had no particular ax to grind, though nearly all have been inhibited to a certain extent by the interests and policies of the milieu in which they appeared.

It is, for example, no accident that so much attention should be paid to the subject of Childrens encyclopaedia book at a time when L. None of these divisions is actually clear-cut, for many traditional encyclopaedias continued to be compiled throughout the period, and not all the historical-biographical encyclopaedias ignored the arts and sciences or contemporary people and events. Moreover, the inclusion of such topics as astrology and magic was surprisingly prevalent and only began to disappear after the publication of Liber floridus c. About the 10th or 11th century a new type of encyclopaedia began to emerge, probably stimulated by the growing number of language dictionaries that, starting well before printing was used, grew ever more numerous once they could be produced.

Safe Exploration Our safe and trusted environment allows kids to have fun learning about a wide Childrens encyclopaedia book of topics, from presidents to animals, oceans, and more! However, it seems clear that it made its way into many households and is remembered fondly by many readers. Size: x mm Pages: "An investment for childhood and beyond. The introduction of the arts-and-sciences type of encyclopaedia inevitably hastened the use of specialist contributors, for it widened the total subject field considerably.


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My 9 yr old enjoys reading it to herself. Of the Western medieval encyclopaedias, the most interesting in this respect is the De naturis rerum c. In the next years the impact of Christianity brought a new phase in Western encyclopaedia making, just as the impact of Islam is clearly visible in the Arabic encyclopaedias of the same period.

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Freed from manufacturing expenses, electronic encyclopaedias are able to expand far beyond their print versions. I appreciate the variety of topics that are organized into categories, and that the QR Childrens encyclopaedia book are so easy to use.

His were troubled times, and he felt justified in using much of his enforced leisure he came to the throne at age two in but was not allowed to rule until to provide for the administrators and emissaries of his court the most useful extracts from the writings of a very catholic selection of authors, including the patriarch of Constantinople John of Antioch John Scholasticusthe Roman historian Appianthe Greek historian Polybiusthe Greek philosopher Socratesthe 5th-century Byzantine historian Zosimus, and many others.

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There are also comprehensive content and index pages and a glossary which lists of some of the more difficult words with an explanation. Some of the principal articles, notably those on medical subjects, extended to more than pages each.

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Their encyclopaedia was to include about 45 principal subjects distinguished by titles printed across the whole pagesupported by another 30 lengthy articles, the whole Childrens encyclopaedia book contained within one alphabetical sequence interspersed with numerous brief entries enhanced by references, where appropriate, to the principal subjects.

In Frank E. While one child is burningly interested in the universe, the other fascinates the animal world. It was this skill that helped to make his encyclopaedia such a success. If Childrens encyclopaedia book are not sure where to go next, the 'See also' boxes will suggest related topics.

The contents comprised vividly written and profusely illustrated articles; because the Childrens encyclopaedia book of article arrangement was obscure, much of the success of the work as a reference tool resulted from its splendidly contrived index, which Childrens encyclopaedia book a model of its kind.

This is exactly what the encyclopaedias of the earliest period offered; and in both the old and the contemporary encyclopaedia the reader is left free to form an opinion after reading what the experts have to say. This excellent encyclopaedia was early recognized for its general impartiality, scholarship, and accuracy.

It was used by schools and for teacher training. For what reason were castles built in the Middle Ages? One of its features was its ready-reference index volume, which combined short fact entries with indexing to longer general articles.

He took a strong interest in the "Book of Wonder", in which the Wise Man answered questions posed by children. The faster you answer, the higher your score. Inspiring and informative, the DK Children's Encyclopedia is a classic encyclopedia and a book of wonder that will absorb and engage children for many hours.

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Some readers could have bound their own collections, but the first eight-volume sets were published in In some dictionaries, such as those of the Estiennes, a French family of book dealers and printers, this description might in some cases be of considerable length. Like Pliny and the Roman statesman Cato, Cassiodorus had been an administrator, and, while his predecessors had been engaged in interpreting and epitomizing the knowledge of the ancient world for the benefit of their own people, Cassiodorus realized the necessity for providing a new interpretation of this knowledge for the Goths, the new masters of Italy.

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