The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2004

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World Almanac Books, 2004 - 1008 sivua
The #1 Bestselling American Reference Book of All Time

* Get More Familiar with Your World: Authoritative, up-to-date information on population, nations, states, economy, environment, education, sports, health, computers, history, presidents, personalities, awards, religion, sciences, the sun, and everything under it

* Remember 2003: Color photo scrapbook, authoritative chronology, Top Ten news stories, obituaries, quotes, and offbeat news of the year

* Compare Your Opinions with the Experts: Check out our Editors' Picks all-time rankings for films, music, history, and more; then send in your votes for next year's World Almanac (see page 1007 for details)

* Get Yourself or a Loved One into the Right College: A special essay by the editors of the Fiske Guides for college entrance

* Understand Baby Boomers: A statistical profile and memories timeline, with essays by Wendy Wasserstein and Joyce Maynard

* Use It All the Time: 2004 planning calendar; 2004 presidential election information; 2004 tax guide; business and associations directories; anti-terrorism preparation; crossword puzzle reference; mortgage-rate, mileage, and metric calculators; health and nutrition information; ZIP and area codes

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Features, Year in Review; Economy & Business; Noted Personalities, Entertainment; U.S. Cities, States, Population; U.S. Facts & History; Calendar, Science, Computers; Consumer Information; Nations of the World; Sports
The #1 Bestselling American Reference Book of All Time

* Get More Familiar with Your World: Authoritative, up-to-date information on population, nations, states, economy, environment, education, sports, health, computers, history, presidents, personalities, awards, religion, sciences, the sun, and everything under it

* Remember 2003: Color photo scrapbook, authoritative chronology, Top Ten news stories, obituaries, quotes, and offbeat news of the year

* Compare Your Opinions with the Experts: Check out our Editors' Picks all-time rankings for films, music, history, and more; then send in your votes for next year's World Almanac (see page 1007 for details)

* Get Yourself or a Loved One into the Right College: A special essay by the editors of the Fiske Guides for college entrance

* Understand Baby Boomers: A statistical profile and memories timeline, with essays by Wendy Wasserstein and Joyce Maynard

* Use It All the Time: 2004 planning calendar; 2004 presidential election information; 2004 tax guide; business and associations directories; anti-terrorism preparation; crossword puzzle reference; mortgage-rate, mileage, and metric calculators; health and nutrition information; ZIP and area codes

Quick Thumb Index
Use marks on book edge
Features, Year in Review; Economy & Business; Noted Personalities, Entertainment; U.S. Cities, States, Population; U.S. Facts & History; Calendar, Science, Computers; Consumer Information; Nations of the World; Sports

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I keep old almanacs around as a reference for previous information. I buy an almanac ever four or five years. These days, with internet information being so accessible, I doubt I'll ever buy a current ... Lue koko arvostelu

Sisältö

THE TOP TEN NEWS STORIES OF 2003 4 CRIME
15
PRESIDENTIAL RACE
168
AT A GLANCE
174
THE BABY BOOM GENERATION
272
BY WENDY WASSERSTEIN
314
BY EDWARD B FISKE
563
YEAR IN REVIEW
611
NOTABLE SUPREME COURT DECISIONS ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES
639
MISCELLANEOUS FACTS
689
NOTABLE QUOTES IN 2003
695
STATE GOVERNMENT
748
THE YEAR IN PICTURES CONTINUED
809
ECONOMICS
858
AGRICULTURE
979
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