The Hutchinson Encyclopedia 1997

The Hutchinson Encyclopedia 1997

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This updated edition includes up-to-date information on politics and world affairs, political biographies, developments in science and technology, sport, popular culture and topical issues. A quick reference section provides listings of awards, prizes and sporting winners, and twenty Focus Features are included, linked to the National Curriculum.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1152 pages
  • 230 x 290mm | 3,049g
  • Helicon
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 5th edition
  • 1600 colour and 400 b&w illustrations
  • 1859861806
  • 9781859861806

Review Text

The new edition of the outstanding one-volume A-Z encyclopedia, redesigned, and in full colour, marks the 50th anniversary of its first edition, and is updated to May 1998. There are 1.5 million words, 26,000 entries (of which 7500 are biographies), 50 maps, and over 2000 illustrations. Entries are complemented by colour information boxes on a wide range of topics and a comprehensive system of cross-references to related subjects. (Kirkus UK)show more