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The Oxford Essential Desk Reference

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Publisher Comments:

What immunizations do you need when travelling to Burkina Faso? Which movie won the Academy Award for Best Film in 1977? What is the mailing address in the U.S. for the Danish embassy? Who is the patron saint of booksellers? The Essential Desk Reference can help you find the answers to these questions--and thousands of others--in a matter of seconds.

Everything is covered--Roman emperors, the books of the Bible, the text of The Gettysburg Address, height and weight standards, mathematical terms and symbols, human anatomy, the rules of the sea, 50 major manned flights into space, and hundreds of other topics. The book provides extensive sections covering science and medicine, arts and leisure, prizes, work, and home. Numerous illustrations are riddled throughout the volume and each section ends with sources of information, making the Desk Reference an excellent starting point for further research.

Whether applying for a patent or simply browsing a list of famous inventors, The Essential Desk Reference is a resource that should always be within arm's reach. In an easy-to-use and affordable format, it offers a wealth of information on essential topics.

Book News Annotation:

This handy resource includes lists, chronologies, statistics, and diagrams related to world geography, the United States, science and medicine, arts and leisure, major prizes, and work and home. Some topics are: major religious holidays and festivals, international dialing codes and city codes, world travel requirements for US citizens, 125 significant American plays and musicals, pro football hall of fame, US national military sites, classic foreign-language films, major painters and sculptors, layers of the earth's atmosphere, 10 strongest world earthquakes, and endangered US animals and birds.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195128734
Manufactured:
Oxford University Press
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Manufactured:
Oxford University Press
Author:
Oxford University Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
General Reference
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
9
Publication Date:
20020328
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
41 line illus and 6 maps
Pages:
832
Dimensions:
6.9 x 9.3 x 2.3 in 3.031 lb

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