The Most comprehensive and Up-to-date Coverage on the Past Year A clear and compelling review of the world in 2007
Dates of 2007 - From January through the very end of December, discover noteworthy events one day at a time.
Events of 2007 - Explore critical issues in business, computers, education, health, politics, science, sports, and many other topics. It's all digested in fact-packed entries that probe the reasons behind events and developments throughout the year.
People of 2007 - Each year the Britannica editors profiles the most fascinating and influential people across the world‚€”people who made history, broke records, or made a difference.
The World in 2007 - This section brings you a vast range of information from across the world. Hotbeds of unrest are closely examined. Multinational and regional organizations are reviewed. .
World Data - Need to know the population of Azerbaijan? The annual grain production of Brazil? Life expectancy in Gabon? This section brings you statistical data‚€”social, economic, and financial‚€”on more than 200 countries and dependencies throughout the world. It's the kind of detailed information you won't, or can't, find anywhere else. .
Sidebars - This year's Sidebars explore social-networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook, which are becoming the linchpins of social life for young people; the economic boom in the United Arab Emirates that is bringing Arab federation into new and closer relations with the West; the U.S. housing crisis, which suddenly emerged in 2007 after years of seemingly endless growth; and other timely topics. .