The Chambers Encyclopedia

The Chambers Encyclopedia

Hardback

Edited by Trevor Anderson, Edited by Una McGovern

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  • Publisher: CHAMBERS
  • Format: Hardback | 968 pages
  • Dimensions: 172mm x 250mm x 65mm | 1,973g
  • Publication date: 22 October 2001
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0550130012
  • ISBN 13: 9780550130013
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, diagrams, tables, maps, index

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This single-volume encyclopedia organizes its material into 14 major thematic sections and presents over 200,000 facts and figures arranged in tables, charts and lists. Topics covered include: space; Earth; climate and environment; nations of the world; social structure; history; time; natural history; human body, health and nutrition; communication; science and technology; arts and culture; sport and games; and thought and belief.

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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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Space; earth; climate and environment; time; natural history; human body, health and nutrition; history; nations of the world; social structure; communication; science and technology; arts and culture; sport and games; thought and belief.