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World Almanac & Book of Facts, 1998

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Publisher Comments:

Each year millions of people turn to one book when they need current and authoritative information on just about every subject imaginable: The World Almanac. Completely up-to-date and packed with information, The World Almanac 1998 features:
-- Countdown to the New Millennium: A special feature providing a look ahead at how the nation and the world are forecast to change in the 21st century and a look back at how they changed in the 20th century
-- An examination of educational achievement levels of American students
-- Full coverage of the Chinese takeover of Hong Kong in July 1997
-- New health features on exercise programs and teenage smoking
-- 1997 in Pictures: 16 pages of color photos of the year's most dramatic news stories, entertainment and sports highlights, and people in the news
-- Expanded Computers section, with a guide to the Internet and a directory of e-mail addresses and Web sites
-- The Year in Review: A month-by-month report of all major national and international news stories
-- The facts behind the news: Up-to-date information on arts and entertainment, U.S. cities and states, nations of the world, sports, the environment, noted personalities, vital statistics, crime, employment, consumer information, lifestyles, taxes, astronomy, health and nutrition, the economy and business, and more

"The World Almanac is the most useful reference book known to modern man". — Los Angeles Times

Product Details

ISBN:
9780886878207
Editor:
Famighetti, Robert
Publisher:
World Almanac Books
Location:
Mahwah, NJ
Subject:
Statistics
Subject:
Almanacs
Subject:
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc.
Subject:
Yearbooks
Subject:
Almancs
Edition Number:
130
Series:
World Almanac and Book of Facts (Paper)
Series Volume:
98-R13
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
976 p.
Dimensions:
8.01x5.42x1.50 in. 1.51 lbs.

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