A Concise Encyclopedia

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Alan Isaacs, Jonathan Law
Oxford University Press, 2004 - Reference - 982 pages
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The most affordable, up-to-date, and comprehensive, single-volume paperback encyclopedia on the market.Lively, accessible, and up-to-date, this is the encyclopedia to have by your elbow at your desk at home or at work. Its compact size and clear concise style makes sure that you will find the information you need quickly and easily.Over 12,000 entries including coverage of science, technology, the arts, politics, sports, geography, folklore and mythology, inventions, architecture, literature, design, and philosophy. The Encyclopedia also features numerous concise biographies of internationally famous world figures. The Encyclopedia features maps of the world, and is fully illustrated with line drawings and diagrams.Suitable for family reference, students, and a handy desk reference for professionals, here is all the information you need in one portable, affordable volume.

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Alan Isaacs is with Market House Books Ltd. Market House are the authors of over 120 reference books on a wide range of subjects. They have an in-house editorial team who are backed by an extensive group of professional and academic writers and by a team of specialist consultants.

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