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Britannica Student Encyclopedia

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Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2015, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.

Encyclopedia of World Geography

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Presents profiles of countries from around the world, with information on such topics as historical events, the environment, physical geography, habitats, animal and plant life, agriculture, the economy, culture, governments, and industries.

Encyclopedia of San Marino

Author : Justin Corfield
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The Republic of San Marino traces its origins back to Saint Marinus who established a settlement in AD 301. It has managed to maintain its independence since then in spite of a Papal attempt to annexe it in 1739. San Marino gave refuge to Giuseppe Garibaldi, and after Italian Reunification, San Marino's independence was assured. Its system of government, having two captains regent each serving for six months, and unable to stand again for five years, has ensured stability, although there was a political crisis in 1957 which resulted in the overthrow of the Communist government, the first elected Communist government in Western Europe. San Marino has long been a popular tourist destination, and is well-known around the world for its postage stamps.

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.

Encyclopedia Britannica Almanac

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Now there's a handy, one-volume almanac with the same kind of high-quality information that's made Britannica the voice of authority for more than two centuries. The Encyclopaedia Britannica ALMANAC 2004 is the essential source of information for today's world. Bursting with facts on every subject, it's the place to turn when you need information for school, work, or just for fun. Loads of special features, such as "Britannica Greats" and "Did You Know?" will delight you, entertain, you, and expand your mind. Book jacket.


Author : Ruth Lapidoth
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From Chechnya to Bosnia, from the Kurds to the Palestinians, demands for separatism are fueling bitter and bloody conflicts. Yet, as this innovative study demonstrates, disputes between central governments and independence-minded minorities need not always escalate into violence and secession. Autonomy, by virtue of its essential adaptability, can offer a workable and peaceful compromise.Ruth Lapidoth first dissects the concept of autonomy, exploring its origins, examining the roles it can play, and distinguishing among its types. With scrupulous objectivity, she then presents more than a dozen richly documented case studies of autonomy in action. Drawn from four continents and detailing failures as well as successes, these studies underline autonomy s variety and versatility. Lapidoth s pragmatic approach and impeccable scholarship frame the issues and lay out the factors likely to foster successful outcomes."

Merriam Webster s Collegiate Encyclopedia

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More than 25,000 entries deliver information across every realm of learning----2.5 million words provide in-depth explanations----Over 1,300 photographs and illustrations clarify meanings----More than 350 maps and diagrams assist learning.

Encyclopedia of World Sport

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Contains essays concerning various sports or sports topics, from acrobatics to yachting, giving both American and international coverage

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Author : John D. McDonald
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The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, comprising of seven volumes, now in its fourth edition, compiles the contributions of major researchers and practitioners and explores the cultural institutions of more than 30 countries. This major reference presents over 550 entries extensively reviewed for accuracy in seven print volumes or online. The new fourth edition, which includes 55 new entires and 60 revised entries, continues to reflect the growing convergence among the disciplines that influence information and the cultural record, with coverage of the latest topics as well as classic articles of historical and theoretical importance.

Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography

Author : Helene E. Roberts
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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.