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The World Year Book, 1988
The World Year Book 1988
Author: Inc. Staff World Book
ISBN-13: 9780716604884
ISBN-10: 0716604884
Publication Date: 2/1/1988
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Publisher: World Book, Incorporated
Book Type: Hardcover
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Every year the World Book Staff published a supplemental book to go with the encyclopedia set that shows the previous year in review. This book shows the year 1987 in review. Each Year Book contains an essay on the year in brief, several special reports on current events, a look back at the year 100 years ago, the focus year and all the areas affected with a quiz, World Book supplement containing rewritten articles and a World Book dictionary supplement.

Recommended for history buffs, those interested in how current events are viewed as they happened (with no later rewriting of history) and those interested in getting a feel for what a particular year was like.

This volume contains the following:
Essay - 1987 in brief
Special Reports:
Understanding Islam
Stormy Debate over Acid Rain
Australia: Past and Present, Australia's Past in Pictures, Australia's 200th Birthday
The Graying of America (Aging)
It's No Mystery Why Everyone Loves a Mystery (Sherlock Holmes centennial)
The Death of a Star (Astronomy)
Wild Days on Wall Street (Stock Market fluctuations)
A look at the year of 1887
50-question quiz to test your knowledge of 1987
1987: From Advertising to Zoos, important changes and contributions are briefly described
World Book Supplement Articles: Antarctica, Mathematics, Physics
World Book Dictionary Supplement
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