The Columbia Encyclopedia

The Columbia Encyclopedia

Book - 2000 | 6th ed.
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Baker & Taylor
Includes thousands of biographies and articles on science, medicine, technology, agriculture, business, history, and art, and includes maps, charts, and diagrams.

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This one-volume encyclopedia, best suited for home or office use, encompasses people, as well as discoveries, crises, and other events in over 50,000 articles, 1,300 new to this edition. Also featured are more than 40,000 bibliographical citations, 80,000 cross references, and 700 drawings. Of particular note are revisions regarding Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, including updates of maps, and additional information on health care and technology. Recommended for strong arms and voracious minds. Oversize: 9.25x12. Distributed by the Gale Group. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press ; [Detroit] : Sold and distributed by Gale Group , c2000.
Edition: 6th ed.
ISBN: 9780787650155
Characteristics: xiv, 3156 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lagassé, Paul 1956-
Columbia University


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