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Encyclopaedia Britannica 2010
New! 2010 Edition

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Encyclopaedia Britannica 2010
 Print Set  + CD-ROM + Book of the Year

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What’s New? 2010 Edition:


More than 1,200 new and revised articles and 4,000 expert contributors!

§         Over 23,000 fascinating biographies including new coverage of important world leaders such as Michelle Bachelet, Ban Ki-moon, Gordon Brown, Felipe Calderon, Dalai Lama XIV, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,Mwai Kibaki, Lee Myung-bak, Ma Ying-jeou, Dmitry Medvedev, Evo Morales, Barack Obama, Ehud Olmert, Kevin Rudd, Nicolas Sarkozy, Morgan Tsvangirai, and Umaru Yar'Adua. 

§         Other new biographies include authors, artists, athletes and other notables such as Rudolfo Anaya, Dale Chihuly, Mohamed ElBaradei, Roger Federer, Mohri Mamoru, Orhan Pamuk, Osvaldo Golijov, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. 

§         New coverage of global warming and conservation topics, North American Indian tribes, and other topics such as blogs, skateboarding, the Olympics, smoking, heart disease, the Chemical Weapons Convention,

extrasolar planets, the human genome, and genomics. 

§         New coverage for over 450 cities, countries, islands, rivers, and mountains around the world.

§         Hundreds of vivid new photographs and illustrations covering Native Indian Peoples, the human body, pack and sea ice, and other subjects.

§         Unmatched accuracy with articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other experts.  Dozens of new contributors include Arnold Palmer (professional golfer) on the Masters Tournament, Barry Schneider (Director of the U.S. Air Force Counterproliferation Center) on the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions, David Mendell (author and journalist) on Barack Obama, Elizabeth Prine Pauls (former State Archaeologist of Iowa) on Native American topics, and George P. Noon (Division Chief of Transplant Surgery at Houston's Baylor College of Medicine) on the Artificial Heart

 What’s New? 2007 Edition

8,000 articles have been revised

Ř       350 brand new articles have been added

·         Doctors without Borders

·         Falon Gong and Ecstasy will make their first appearance as will the rock star Madonna, photographer Annie Leibowitz, J.K. Rowling and Tiger Woods.

·         Michael Berenbaum authors a Holocaust article that reflects the recent advances in Holocaust studies.

·        A Joseph Ellis article on Thomas Jefferson probes new evidence about the Jefferson presidency, private life and the role of DNA in the elucidating the relationship with the slave Sally Hennings.

Ř       The Britannica Book of the Year is included, free, and provides a comprehensive presentation of 246 different facts and data on all 213 countries of the world.

The Encyclopaedia Britannica® is the oldest continuously published reference work in the English language, having been in print without interruption since 1768. It is recognized as the most authoritative and comprehensive encyclopedia products in the English language as well as encyclopedias in a number of other languages.

Other Comprehensive New Articles by Leading Authorities:

      Globalization” by James Watson, Harvard University, author of Golden Arches East: McDonald’s in East Asia
        Feminism” by Elinor Burkett, author of The Right Women: A Journey Through the Heart of Conservative America
        New York City” by George Lankevich, author of American Metropolis: A History of New York City
        Computers (History of)” by Paul Freiberger and Michael Swaine, co-authors of Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer
        Information Theory” by George Markowsky, University of Maine, author of A Comprehensive Guide to the IBM PC, among others


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