The Chambers Encyclopedia
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.
- Hardback | 968 pages
- 172.2 x 249.9 x 65mm | 1,973.15g
- 22 Oct 2001
- London, United Kingdom
- English ed.
- colour illustrations, diagrams, tables, maps, index
Table of contents
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.
About Una McGovern
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.