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Treatises : Meaning and definition.

A treatise is a compilation or summary of information on a subject. A treatise on a subject provides enough information to a person to acquire basic knowledge, so essential for carrying out advanced research. It also provides facts, along with discussion. The facts may include physical constants, methods of preparation and purification of compounds, etc. Usually, it is limited to a broad field (e.g., Organic Chemistry, Heat, Light, etc.) Due to the very nature, these become out of date within a short period of time.
Example:
  • Treatise on the calculus of finite differences, 4th ed., New York, Chelsea, 1960.
  • Treatise on inorganic chemistry, by H. Remy, edited by J. Kleinberg, New York, American Elsevier, 1956, 2 vols.
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