Synopses & Reviews
Truly international in scope, this new edition of the Chambers Book of Facts is the most reliable source of up-to-date information available. More than 200,000 facts and figures are thematically arranged in fourteen subject areas, from science and technology to arts and culture. Capsule biographies and sports results make this easy-to-use international almanac a fun and informative desktop reference.
A reliable source of up-to-date facts and figures, this reference is fully revised and expanded and provides broad coverage in every field of inquiry. Easily accessible information is thematically arranged into 14 subject areas including space, sports and games, history and nations of the world.
About the Author
This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations.
Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble® and crosswords.