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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date June 1, 1994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521434218
ISBN-10 0521434211
Dimensions 2.75 by 7.25 by 10.25 in.
Weight 5.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $54.95
Other format details university press
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Identifies more than twenty-five thousand people, from Hank Aaron to Stefan Zweig, and includes brief essays that link figures in history, the arts, and science (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780521434218 Book cover for 9780521630993
 
2 sub edition from Cambridge Univ Pr (May 1, 1998)
9780521630993 | details & prices | 1025 pages | 7.50 × 10.02 × 2.25 in. | 4.30 lbs | List price $54.95
About: Provides information for twenty-six thousand historical and contemporary figures in such disciplines as religion, science, entertainment, sports, literature, art, and political science
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With Terry Pratchett | from Cambridge Univ Pr (June 1, 1994)
9780521434218 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.25 × 2.75 in. | 5.45 lbs | List price $54.95
This edition also contains The Shepherd's Crown
About: Identifies more than twenty-five thousand people, from Hank Aaron to Stefan Zweig, and includes brief essays that link figures in history, the arts, and science
Editions for the work The Shepherd's Crown
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780062429971 Book cover for 9780521434218
 
from Harpercollins Childrens Books (September 1, 2015)
9780062429971 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.96 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching.
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With David Crystal | from Cambridge Univ Pr (June 1, 1994); titled "The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia"
9780521434218 | details & prices | 7.25 × 10.25 × 2.75 in. | 5.45 lbs | List price $54.95
This edition also contains The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia
About: Identifies more than twenty-five thousand people, from Hank Aaron to Stefan Zweig, and includes brief essays that link figures in history, the arts, and science
Paperback
Book cover for 9780062429988
 
Reprint edition from Harpercollins Childrens Books (August 30, 2016)
9780062429988 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $9.99
This edition also contains The Shepherd's Crown
About: Terry Pratchett's final Discworld novel, and the fifth to feature the witch Tiffany Aching.

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