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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.| English | ISBN-10: 1593392931 | Septemb
er 28, 2007 | File type: PDF | 2115 pages | 202.5 mb
The need for information and the craving for knowledge are timeless and universal. The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia satisfies the essence of both these needs. This volume represents the distillation of essential information into a compact and eminently useful single volume.
This latest vesion of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia asnwers today’s need for a portable, convenient reference work covering history, geography, the sciences, religion, sports, entertainment, technology, and the arts. We hope it will become a favourite source for helping students with their homework, for background to news events, for writers and crossword-puzzle enthusiasts, for solving disputes, and for random browsing.
This printing of Britannica Concise Encyclopedia has been broadly revised. Among the 2.8 million words that make up the nearly 28,000 entries are many new titles and many that have been updated. In the 16-page colour plates section, you will find the newest versions of national flags as well as a world map, maps of world religions and population characteristics, a selection of World Heritage sites, and a useful wold map depicting international time zones. More than 30 tables catalog everything from Nobel Prize winners to chemical elements to popes to the International System of Units of measurement and their U.S. equivalents. Many of the more than 190 maps have been revised, and all of the more than 150 illustrations have been redrawn. The more than 2,000 photographs enhance both the appearance and content of Britannica Concise.
The editors of Encyclopædia Britannica are proud to present the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia. We hope that you will consult it often and that it will both satisfy your immediate need for information and lead you to the in-depth information of the 40 million words of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Creating the highest level of reference works has been our goal for 238 years, and we are pleased to welcome you to the Britannica family.
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