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The dictionary of cultural literacy

Author: E D Hirsch; Joseph F Kett; James Trefil
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed., rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Alphabetically arranged in 23 sections, includes individual entries under several categories of knowledge, including American politics, history, geography, and more.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hirsch, E.D. (Eric Donald), 1928-
Dictionary of cultural literacy.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993
(DLC) 93019568
(OCoLC)28027508
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E D Hirsch; Joseph F Kett; James Trefil
ISBN: 0585370842 9780585370842
OCLC Number: 48139842
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 619 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Bible --
Mythology and folklore --
Proverbs --
Idioms --
World literature, philosophy, and religion --
Literature in English --
Conventions of written English --
Fine arts --
World history to 1550 --
World history since 1550 --
American history to 1865 --
American history since 1865 --
World politics --
American politics --
World geography --
American geography --
Anthropology, psychology, and sociology --
Business and economics --
Physical sciences and mathematics --
Earth sciences --
Life sciences --
Medicine and health --
Technology.
Responsibility: E.D. Hirsch, Jr., Joseph F. Kett, James Trefil.
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Alphabetically arranged in 23 sections, includes individual entries under several categories of knowledge, including American politics, history, geography, and more.

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