Oxford's World Encyclopedia offers a bounty of information on science and technology, the Arts, Modern and ancient history, religion, medicine, geography, current affairs, politics, sports, and popular culture. In addition to the thousands of informative entries, the Encyclopedia also includes a stunning History of the World in timelines,- a specially commissioned chronology that Details more than 5,000 significant historical events from 15,000 BC to the present, providing an instant cross-section of events across the globe at any given moment in recorded time. The World Encyclopedia is an essential resource for schools, libraries, and home. For any place where curious minds need quick, accurate answers they can trust.
Including more than 13,000 alphabetically arranged entries and more than 35,000 cross-references.