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A high-level textbook accessible by anyone

Advantages: high degree of information, easy to understand, covers range of topics in detail
Disadvantages: Price

Introduction I'm unsure exactly how to go about reviewing a textbook like this, but I'll give it my best shot. I purchased this book roughly 6 months ago, second hand, from Amazon.co.uk, for £35 (The 3rd edition of this book). I bought it because it w ...

JRCarter 22.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Earth Portrait of a Planet - Stephen Marshak

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Helped with my A level WJEC course

Advantages: Good outline of topics, helpful diagrams
Disadvantages: needs more detail in certain areas as its information is about a C standard at A level

I bought this book to aid me with my geology A level studies. It has been very helpful as my exam board WJEC does not publish any material like this for the exam. I would recommend this book as it gives a very good outline of the AS and A level course, al ...

SamuelJB 07.04.2012 · Read full review
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Review of OCR AS and A2 Geology Student Book - Frances Stratton Et Al

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EZ as can be

Advantages: Section on how not to confuse certain subjects
Disadvantages: Not many Q&A's

...study Physics A-level and time is of essence and so instead of trauling through massive revision books to get simple definitions and key ideas, I look them up in this book. It is a real time-saver. At the back of the book there's a list of all constan ...

sasr007 21.07.2000 · Read full review

Review of The Complete A-Z Physics Handbook - Mike Chapple

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Pure knowledge not diluted with milk

Advantages: Well written and very informative
Disadvantages: Quite expensive

...A rather snazzy, informative yet overpriced book which retails at just under £20, "The World of Caffeine" pretty much describes itself, it's a well written book which uses a wide range of sources, scientifical and historical to describe the effects, scien ...

dangaroo 04.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The World of Caffeine: The Science and Culture of the World's Most Popular Drug - Bennett Alan Weinberg

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