Compton's Encyclopedia Fact-Index Author:Compton Taken from the Preface: — The search for information should always begin in the Fact-Index, the key that unlocks the huge store of information in the A-Z volumes of Compton's Encyclopedia. This index contains the complete Fact-Index for the entire encyclopedia set. — Has more than 70,000 entries (providing more than 114,000 references) including m... more »ore than 30,000 informative articles in all subject areas.
Among the wide variety of articles in the Fact-Index are biographies of past & present rulers, political leaders, religious figures, business executives, scientists, writers, artists, musicians, entertainers, and athletes. Other articles cover scientific & technical matters, geographic features, plants and animals, health and medicine, colleges and universities, the arts, and many other subjects. Through the Fact-Index you can learn about the people, places, and things mentioned in main-text articles and in tomorrow's news.
Perhaps you want to find out which actress won the most Academy awards. Who received the first Nobel prize in physics? What are the world's largest cities, longest rivers, or highest mountains? How has the power structure changes China? The answers to these questions and thousands of others are found here in 400 fact-packed tables in as many subject areas.
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