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Webster's New World
Book of Facts A must for any writer or fact junkie, the Webster's New World
Book of Facts offers encyclopedia-style entries on hundreds of topics from art to computers, from animals to science. Facts are arranged by category in an easy to use layout that lets reader locate information quickly and easily. The impressive and thorough index helps readers find the facts on any topic with minimum effort. Webster's New World
Book of Facts is the only fact book with an international scope. It represents the most up-to-date and complete reference book of its kind. Did you know
- Chopin's famous Waltz No. 3 in F Major is said to have been inspired by a cat walking over piano keys?
- The top four highest price paintings at auction by a living artist are by Jasper Johns?
- The number of transistors on a single silicon chip increased by a factor of 16,000 in the period 197498?
With thousands of itemized lists, facts and figures for every country, and key terms and people in each topic category, Webster's New World Book of Facts is a fun, useful reference for everyone.
Webster's New World Book of Facts
provides a highly visual and easy way to find answers quickly. Encyclopedia-style entries cover hundreds of topics from art to computers and from animals to science. With hundreds of maps, tables and diagrams, the Book of Facts distills information into compact, useful pieces. Webster's New World Book of Facts
is the only fact book with an international scope and an American focus compiled by the editors of Hutchinson, one the most reputable names in fact reference publishing.
- Accessible facts delivering accurate, succinct answers on hundreds of topics
- Arranged by category in an easy to use layout that lets readers locate specific information quickly and easily
- Impressive and thorough index helps readers find answers to their questions with minimum effort
Table of Contents
Life on Earth.
Medicine and Health.
Warfare and the Military.
Literature and Language.
Countries of the World.
Calendar and Measurement.