A one-volume reference book containing a broad range of background information, alphabetical reference and articles on topics of special interest. Extensively revised every year, the 107th edition includes essays on the tiger economies of the Far East, the world of wine and the genius of Hitchcock, and the annual update of all regular sections.
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Who won the Men's Singles at Wimbledon in 1992? How many times has Tom Hanks won the Oscar for Best Actor? What's a single person's personal tax allowance? How many labours did Hercules have to perform? What is the World Debt?
All of these questions, and more, are answered in the 109th edition of the Pears Cyclopaedia. This useful reference source is updated annually by a team of experts. Each of the 12 sections is arranged alphabetically, chronologically or has a detailed Table of Contents. Short, concise entries inform the reader about major cultural, religious, scientific, political, geographic and religious figures, terms or events. The book includes specialised in-depth entries, Special Topics, on such subjects as Modern Molecular Biology, Renaissance Art and Latin American Music.
Pears Cyclopaedia 2000-2001 includes a plethora of subjects, from the changing political world, current economic and environmental issues and debates, Prominent People and the cinema, to buying a house and tax issues, among many other topics. From the crisis in Zimbabwe, GM Crops and Endangered Species, to Black Writers in Britain and Alzheimer's Disease, Pears Cyclopaedia 2000-2001 provides easily accessible information in an affordable way, making it a recommended addition to any respectable bookshelf. --Aruna Vasudevan
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Book Description Penguin UK, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140291210
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