Pears' Cyclopaedia 2010-2011 (Hardback)

by Chris Cook

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Continuing to inform and intrigue generations of readers with its unique mix of solid facts and fascinating gems, "Pears' Cyclopaedia" offers clear and concise information on such wide-ranging subjects as global economics, Norse mythology and modern cinema. Plus, some surprising and curious details about, among others, brittle stars, cloud computing and ziggurats. Updated regularly by a panel of 30 experts, this handy edition includes new and revised sections on Art and Architecture, the World of Wine and Britain Today, as well as covering Oscars, Afghanistan and the first year of Barack Obama - making "Pears' Cyclopaedia" the only reference book you'll ever need. Plus all the traditional favourites: famous people, medical matters, world gazetteer, the world of science, sporting almanac, tax advice and general information.

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