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Download The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2008 (World Almanac & Book of Facts) eBook
ISBN:
1600570739
Author:
World Almanac Books,C. Alan Joyce
Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
World Almanac; 1 edition (November 13, 2007)
Pages:
1008 pages
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Series: World Almanac and Book of Facts. I first got the World Almanac in 1958 when I was ten years old. I must say the quality has never gone down and it's been most consistent in presenting the information the reader needs in a compact format.

Series: World Almanac and Book of Facts. Paperback: 1008 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1600570971. Two changes that have improved the Almanac over the years is that it is no longer so New York City orientated. It's not owned by a NYC newspaper but now is national and international in scope. Another change is that it's published on acid-free paper.

The World Almanac is the best-selling American reference book of all time. It is the source for essential and authoritative facts for entertainment, reference and learning. The Wall Street Journal calls The World Almanac and Book of Facts a treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information

Published November 13th 2007 by World Almanac Books. The World Almanac" is a great resource

Published November 13th 2007 by World Almanac Books. The World Almanac" is a great resource. Especially for people who just have to know minutiae such as (I just flipped through pages randomly to get the following): Top 20 reasons people give for visiting the ER (page 135), SAT scores by state (page 403), Hispanic voting power (page 602), names of North American Cardinals (Roman Catholic) (page 715), basic. information on countries such as Malta or the Maldives or Mali (page 797), boxing champions by weight class as of October 1, 2007 (page 955).

The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US-published reference work and is a bestselling almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, and sports feats. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. It was number 1 on the Washington Post bestseller list on November 27, 2011.

THE WORLD ALMANAC AND BOOK OF FACTS is an American institution that millions of people have. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. Page created – 20 November 2008.

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Almanac: Book of general facts, data, calendars, recent historical events, et. The 1870 estimate is 39,800,000. World Almanac & Book of Facts 2008.

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Almanac 2008" begins with a synopsis of 2007's top ten new stories (eg. from Iraq to the Minneapolis bridge collapse) . The New York World newspaper began publishing an almanac in 1868, "a 120-page volume with 12 pages of advertising.

The New York World newspaper began publishing an almanac in 1868, "a 120-page volume with 12 pages of advertising. The newspaper suspended the almanac's publication in 1876, but publisher Joseph Pulitzer revived it in 1886 as a "compendium of universal knowledge.

Features information on nations, states, and cities, celebrities, sports, consumerism, the arts, health and nutrition, United States and world history, and numerous other subjects
  • Rexfire
I buy this EVERY year.
Buy the HARDBACK.
The paperback is just so damned small the print will be hard to read
for those of us in our senior years.
  • Jorius
I first got the World Almanac in 1958 when I was ten years old. I must say the quality has never gone down and it's been most consistent in presenting the information the reader needs in a compact format. Two changes that have improved the Almanac over the years is that it is no longer so New York City orientated. It's not owned by a NYC newspaper but now is national and international in scope. Another change is that it's published on acid-free paper. My old 1958 collapsed into dust when I tried to open it in 2002. All the tables and information stays in the same part of the Almanac so you don't go looking for it. This has always been a useful tool and I hope it will be around in 2078.
  • Rolorel
This is perhaps the worst purchase I have ever made from Amazon. The paperback version of this book has MICROSCOPIC print. Seriously, it is absolutely ridiculous. I don't know how anyone could actually read and enjoy this. My teenagers couldn't even read it comfortably without a magnifying glass. Note that the "look inside" option is the KINDLE view, so don't expect it to look like that if you buy the paperback version. The pages are like newspaper pages, but with print about 1/4 the size of newsprint. We have purchased many different types of almanacs as they are my 12 year old son's favorite thing to read. This is a very thick book with very thin pages, printed in teeny tiny black and white print. It is definitely more of a reference book than something that you would read for fun facts. I was shocked, quite honestly, after all of the almanacs we have purchased. I thought I understood what we were getting. This version is NOT for older kids/young teens who love world record books and informational almanacs. No pictures, no color, just microscopic black and white print, organized in a way that is tedious to read. I was not looking for a children's book, but I don't see how a teen or adult could enjoy this.
  • Blackredeemer
This annual publication is a necessity in our household. It brings all manner of knowledge to one's fingertips. It's hard to write a coherent review of a work that covers so many areas of information. Among subjects covered: 2009 in review; economy7, business, and industry; crime; military affairs; health and vital statistics; science and technology; consumer information; U. S. government; U. S. facts, history, and elections; U. S. cities, states, and population; world history and culture; sports. There is also an index at the end.

One way of getting a sense of the substance of this reference work is to note data and information taken at random by flipping to different pages throughout the volume. Page 55: consumption expenditures by category from 1990-2008 (categories include motor vehicles and parts, furniture and office equipment, clothing, health, education services and so on). Page 150: cigarette and alcohol use. Pages 342-343: descriptions of the planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune (orbit, atmosphere, satellites, etc.). Page 473: areas administered by the U. S. Park Service; major territorial additions throughout American history (e.g., Louisiana Purchase, Alaska, Guam). Pages 652-653: ancient civilizations, such as Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China). Page 787: description of different countries on earth, such as Haiti and Honduras (with information on population, geography, type of government, monetary unit, transportation, and so on). Page 911: baseball (major accomplishments during 2009, such as Mark Buehrle's perfect game and final standings from the 2009 season).

As always, a wonderful source of information. I often find myself going to the latest edition to check out one obscure fact or another.
  • Kuve
Even in the age of internet it's still nice to have old standbys on the bookshelf. Wether you use itb for actually looking up a question or just like to have something to pick up and browse through and learn all sorts of interesting facts and figures about the world in which we live The World Almanac is terrific. It' always finds a spot along with the rest of my reference books.