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The Cambridge Encyclopedia By Edited by David Crystal

The Cambridge Encyclopedia
by Edited by David Crystal

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Completely revised and updated for this second edition, this is the most comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia available.
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia by Edited by David Crystal

The outstanding single-volume Encyclopedia Completely revised and updated, this new edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia contains more accurate, authoritative and up-to-date information than any other book of its kind. More comprehensive * Over 36,000 entries including: * 6,000 biographical * 4,500 geographical * 15,000 topics * 10,000 Ready Reference More up-to-date * Over 1,400 new or totally revised entries * All recent political, economic, technological and environmental changes More user-friendly * Over 1,000 illustrations, diagrams, maps and panels * 85,000 cross-references * 16-page full-colour atlas More international * Over 150 specialist contributors from all over the world More facts and figures * 128-page Ready-Reference - packed with essential facts and statistics

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia Reviews


."..clean, uncluttered, and usually informative. ...this is a remarkably accomplished piece of scholarship by diverse hands. For its asking price, no library should forgo its purchase." ARBA
."..Overall this is an authoritative, thoroughly modern, attractively printed compendium, bargain priced, which will make a timely addition to any library's shelf, and a useful home companion as well." Library Journal
"Thousands of enlightenments....The reader can learn how a clock works, complete with line drawing; observe the anatomy of waves; examine a detailed cross section of the human heart; and follow the nitrogen cycle...generously scatters maps throughout the text and supplies thumbnail biographies of almost everyone worth knowing since Adam." Time
"A valuable addition to reference collections." Wilson Library Bulletin
"This is a terrific one volume, one-stop reference, handy when you need that particular fact right now and don't want to go any farther than the stack of books you keep by your desk....Completely revised and updated to be the most comprehensive single-volume encyclopedia available, this truly international tome provides a succint and readable guide to the facts, issues, events, beliefs, ideas, and achievements that constitute the sum of human knowledge." Amazon.Com

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GOR000843289
The Cambridge Encyclopedia by Edited by David Crystal
Edited by David Crystal
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Cambridge University Press
1994-09-22
1357
0521444292
9780521444293
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