An updated, compact information guide provides more than 200,000 facts organized under 280 fields of interest and fourteen subject areas, including history, science, arts and culture, and sports, and is complemented by concise biographical profiles, a quick-reference index, maps, diagrams, and list
Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition of Chambers Book of Facts is the most comprehensive and reliable source of information available. Featuring a truly international outlook and an extensive breadth of coverage, it is guaranteed to ensnare lovers of trivia. With easily accessible information presented using diagrams, tables, lists and maps, this is the definitive one-stop reference for all factual information.
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This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations. Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble(R) and crosswords.
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