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The New York Times guide to essential knowledge : a desk reference for the curious mind.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded 2nd ed., 2nd U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents information on nearly fifty major categories such as architecture, biology, business, history, medicine, sports, and film, a biographical dictionary, a list of the wonders of the world, and a writer's guide to grammar.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780312376598 0312376596
OCLC Number: 173243876
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1320 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Contents: The fine arts --
The performing arts --
Science and technology --
Social sciences --
Philosophy, religion, and mythology --
Economics and business --
Media.
Other Titles: Guide to essential knowledge
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"This widely expanded update to the original 2004 edition defines nearly every facet of contemporary life--from arts, grammar, mythology and culture to science, economics, and geopolitical issues. Read more...

 
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