The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia

By: Crystal, David [Editor]

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The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia is an exciting, new kind of book a book which combines the ease of use of an A-Z dictionary with the overview and readability of a thematic encyclopedia. Fully illustrated and with a range of unique features, The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia features unrivalled coverage of the world's most prominent people, past and present more than 25,000 individuals while giving the reader new insights into history, politics, science and culture. This innovative new book comprises: A-Z section: the bulk of the book, uniquely comprehensive with over 15,000 short biographies, international in coverage and clearly written. Contemporaries: an intriguing list of individual achievements from 1500 AD right up to the present day, thus demonstrating which people were living at the same time. Connections section: a highly visual account of 50 topics in key areas of exploration, history, ideas, the arts, science and technology. Ready Reference: information in table form on more than 10,000 people, giving instant answers and enabling relationships and precedents to be better appreciated.

Title: The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia

Author Name: Crystal, David [Editor]

Categories: Biography,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1994-06-02

ISBN Number: 0521434211

ISBN Number 13: 9780521434218

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo)

Seller ID: 087839

Description: 1304 pages. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide