Pears Cyclopaedia, 1994-95: A Book of Background Information and Reference for Everyday Use

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Chris Cook
Pelham Books, 1994 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1056 pages

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Contents

Prominent People
B-1
Background to World Affairs
C-1
Survey of the British Political Scene 197994 314
C-3
The Changing World Scene 1469
C-14
Special Topics 6978
C-69
Political Compendium
D-1
A The Monarchy 3
D-3
F Her Majestys Opposition 9
D-9
Medical Matters
P-1
Introduction
P-3
15
P-10
Physical Injuries and First Aid 18
P-18
The Heart and Blood vessels 26
P-26
The Digestive Tract and Large Intestine 34
P-34
WeightHeight Scales 40
P-40
Mental Illness 50
P-50

Scotland Wales and Northern Ireland 15
D-15
Historical Narrative and Discussion 322
E-3
Glossary of Musical Terms 2328
E-23
Index to Composers 2930
E-29
6
F-2
7
F-33
Background to Economic Events
G-1
Central Problems of Economic Policy
G-4
Employment Production and Industry
G-10
Incomes Wages and Prices
G-19
Money Banking and Finance
G-26
8
1
Money 312
3
Taxes 1219
12
9
13
Glossary of Business Abbreviations 20
20
Myths and Legends
1
ΙΟ
J-2
II
J-30
Gazetteer of the World
K-1
Q Glossary of Political Places and Terms 18
18
2
3
Literary Companion
M-1
The English Novel
M-4
14
M-18
Family Planning 56
P-56
Index and Glossary 6468
P-64
Sporting Companion
R-2
16
S-1
17
S-7
The Classical World
T-1
The Cinema
W-1
The Evolution of the Cinema
W-3
Famous Screen Actors and Actresses 1523
W-15
The Oscar Winners 2325
W-23
19
Y-1
Introduction 3
Y-3
Ecology 6
Y-6
Food 7
Y-7
Energy 9
Y-9
Major Threats to the Biosphere 10
Y-10
Manmade Land 11
Y-11
Research 13
Y-13
Action 14
Y-14
Chronology of Environmental Care 15
Y-15
Population and Environment 17
Y-17
General Compendium
Z-1
Index
F-1
Copyright

About the author (1994)

Chris Cook is head of the Modern Archives Unit at the London School of Economics. He is the author, editor, and/or compiler of many previous international political reference books, including Facts on File's Asian Political Almanac and The Making of Modern Africa. He lives in the U.K.

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