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The Cambridge Encyclopedia

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9780521790994: The Cambridge Encyclopedia

The Cambridge Encyclopedia, which now appears in a significantly expanded and updated Fourth Edition, is one of the world's leading single-volume encyclopedias and has an unrivalled reputation for its reliability. The book has A-Z entries running to about two million words and an easy-to-use Ready Reference section.

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'Thousands of enlightenments … rolls up its sleeves and gets down to business …'. Time Magazine

'The entries are succinct, the range formidable, and the illustrations are on the technological heights.' The Independent

'Editor Crystal brings impressive credentials to the encyclopedia … Scientific and technical subjects receive considerable attention … a substantial Ready Reference section provides much compact information in tabular form on a wide range of subjects, including space exploration, the earth, major religious festivals, the nations of the world, political leaders of various countries, weights and measures, names and titles, awards, and sports.' Kister's Best Encyclopedias (USA)

' … the essential facts are instantly available … better written, more concise and intelligent.' The Daily Telegraph

'… a massive production and very thorough … the work is to be praised as a triumph of publishing technology as well as for sheer intelligence and rigour of co-operation between Crystal and his associates.' Anthony Burgess

'An impressive achievement …' Good Book Guide

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia, which now appears in a significantly expanded and updated Fourth Edition, is one of the world's leading single-volume encyclopedias. It has an unrivalled reputation for its authority and reliability, as well as for the stylishness and concise nature of its entries, and it is a presence in homes, studies, offices, classrooms and libraries the world over. The book, with A-Z entries running to about two million words and an easy-to-use Ready Reference section, has been praised for its inclusiveness and for the clarity of its information. As a compendium of general knowledge in one easily accessible volume, it provides a superb reference resource. Its range of coverage is broad (from people and places to scientific concepts, the media, philosophical ideas, and international issues) and its information is precise and accurate.

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