Pears Cyclopaedia (111th Edition)

Pears Cyclopaedia (111th Edition)

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'Pears is probably the most useful all-purpose reference book there's ever been...' Amazon.co.uk '... by any standards Pears is remarkable, cramming an extraordinary wealth of fact, analysis and speculation into its 1030-odd pages.' David McKie, Guardian (2001) 'A bestseller for the home bookshelf...its coverage is impressive.' THE TIMES In this year's Pears there are special topics on ocean exploration, cult movies, Tolkein, the Afghan war and the current economic climate.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1056 pages
  • 137 x 205 x 39mm | 837g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141008717
  • 9780141008714

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'Pears is probably the most useful all-purpose reference book there's ever been...' Amazon.co.uk '... by any standards Pears is remarkable, cramming an extraordinary wealth of fact, analysis and speculation into its 1030-odd pages.' David McKie, Guardian (2001) 'A bestseller for the home bookshelf...its coverage is impressive.' THE TIMES
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About Chris Cook

Dr Chris Cook is an economist and historian who has published many books for both Penguin and Longman. He lives in Wimbledon, SW19.
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Table of contents

Historical events; prominent people; background to world affairs; political compendium; money matters; the world of science; background to economic events; biblical glossary; myths and legends; ideas and beliefs; gazeteer of the world; general information; literary companion; the world of art; the world of music; the cinema; sporting companion; the environment; dictionary of computing; medical matters; atlas of the world.
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