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Title Britannica Book of the Year 2012 [Axis 360 electronic resource].

Imprint Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., 2012.
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color), maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Cover; Foreword; CONTENTS 2012; DATES OF 2011; Calendar; Disasters; PEOPLE OF 2011; Nobel Prizes; Biographies; Obituaries; SPECIAL REPORTS; The Elusive Economic Recovery; The Arab Spring: The End of the Beginning; Japan's Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami; The U.S. Census of 2010: Foreshadowing a Century of Change; The Civil War: Why They Fought; Yarn Bombing; Fracking; Antarctic Dinosaurs; Sports-Related Brain Injuries; The German E. coli Outbreak of 2011; EVENTS OF 2011; Anthropology and Archaeology; Architecture and Civil Engineering; Art and Art Exhibitions; Art; Art Exhibitions; Photography.
Business OverviewComputers and Information Systems; E-READERS AND TABLETS: THE NEW FRONTIER IN TECHNOLOGY; Earth Sciences; Geology and Geochemistry; Geophysics; Meteorology and Climate; Education; Primary and Secondary Education; Higher Education; THE PROLIFERATION OF FOR-PROFIT COLLEGES; The Environment; International Activities; National Developments; Environmental Issues; Wildlife Conservation; Fashions; Health and Disease; THE BEDBUG RESURGENCE; Life Sciences; Zoology; Botany; Molecular Biology and Genetics; Paleontology; Literature; English; German; French; Italian; Spanish; Portuguese.
RussianPersian; Arabic; Chinese; Japanese; Military Affairs; WMD, Arms Control, and Disarmament; Conflicts; Military Technology; Armed Forces and Politics; Military and Society; THE REVERED LAST VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I; Performing Arts; Music; Dance; Theatre; Motion Pictures; Physical Sciences; Chemistry; Physics; Astronomy; Space Exploration; THE CULMINATION OF THE U.S. SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM; Religion; Sports and Games; Automobile Racing; Baseball; Basketball; Bobsleigh, Skeleton, and Luge; Boxing; Cricket; THE 2011 CRICKET WORLD CUP; Curling; Cycling; Equestrian Sports; Football.
THE 2011 RUGBY UNION WORLD CUPGolf; Gymnastics; Ice Hockey; Ice Skating; Sailing (Yachting); Skiing; Squash; Swimming; Tennis; Track and Field Sports (Athletics); Volleyball; Wrestling; Sporting Record; THE WORLD IN 2011; World Affairs; United Nations; European Union; Multinational and Regional Organizations; Dependent States; Antarctica; Arctic Regions; Countries of the World; TERROR IN NORWAY; THE CHALLENGES CONFRONTING SOUTH SUDAN; THE U.K. PHONE-HACKING SCANDAL; CONTRIBUTORS; SELECTED NEW AND REVISED ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA ARTICLES; September 11 Attacks; Communitarianism.
Blessed John Paul IIMuseum of Modern Art; Gothic Art; Stand-Up Comedy; Don't Ask, Don't Tell; International Monetary Fund; Christine Lagarde; Guinea Worm Disease; WORLD DATA; CONTENTS; Introduction; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; Countries, Dependencies, and Territories; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; American Samoa; Andorra; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Aruba; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Bahamas, The; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Belarus; Belgium; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Bhutan; Bolivia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Botswana; Brazil.
Note Brunei.
Summary The Britannica Book of the Year 2012 provides a valuable viewpoint of the people and events that shaped the year and serves as a great reference source for the latest news on the ever changing populations, governments, and economies throughout the world. It is an accurate and comprehensive reference that you will reach for again and again.
Subject Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
History, Modern -- 21st century -- Encyclopedias.
Two thousand twelve, A.D. -- Encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias.
History, Modern -- 21st century -- Periodicals.
Yearbooks.
Reference & amp; resource series.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Added Title Encyclopædia Britannica 2012 book of the year
2012 book of the year
Book of the year 2012
Other Form: Print version: Inc., Encyclopaedia Britannica. Britannica Book of the Year 2012. Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., ©2012 9781615355792
ISBN 9781615356188 (electronic bk.)
1615356185 (electronic bk.)
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