Encyclopedia Britannica Almanac 2009
Time | 2008-11-04 | ISBN: 1603207937 | 961 pages | PDF | 25.3 MB
Bursting with facts about people, current events, history, geography, sports, religion, science and technology, health and medicine, money and business, and statistics on almost every imaginable topic, the Britannica Almanac 2009 has more coverage of key subjects than any other leading almanac.
The Year in Review
Learn about major events of the past year—the buildup to the presidential election in November, the ongoing subprime mortgage crisis and housing market collapse, and the controversial expansion of the biofuel industry and its rippling effects on land use and world commodities prices. Plus dozens of photos, maps, and flags in full color.
Celebrities and Newsmakers
Discover thousands of fascinating people—political and military leaders, athletes, authors, artists, and heroes.
Holidays, time zones, weights and measures, country data, and more.
Editors name the most notable US theater companies, the world-class orchestras, and the top 25 opera companies in the world.
More sports than other leading almanacs. The popular sports and the more exotic ones, from billiards to curling to sled dog racing.
Winners of the Nobel Prizes, Academy Awards, Pulitzers, Costa Book Award, Fields Medal, Japan Prize, and many more.