The New York Times Almanac 2004: The Almanac of Record

The New York Times Almanac 2004: The Almanac of Record

by John W. Wright
     
 

The New York Times Almanac 2004 is the almanac of record. Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization, it provides readers with a wealth of data about the United States and the world-in a readable and more easily accessible form than other fact finders. Unrivaled in scope and unsurpassed in comprehensiveness, The New York Times

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The New York Times Almanac 2004 is the almanac of record. Drawing on the resources of the world's premier news organization, it provides readers with a wealth of data about the United States and the world-in a readable and more easily accessible form than other fact finders. Unrivaled in scope and unsurpassed in comprehensiveness, The New York Times Almanac pays careful attention to significant issues, topics, and developments of the day, and sets them in historical context. It gives the stories-and the stories behind the stories. The New York Times Almanac is the first choice for students, journalists, and researchers-for anyone who needs timely, accurate information about the world we live in.

The New York Times Almanac 2004 includes:
* Comprehensive coverage of all the states and every nation in the world
* The most comprehensive sports section of any almanac
* Notable obituaries from the world of politics, entertainment, and science
* More information about global terrorism, the Internet, the worldwide AIDS epidemic, and world population than any other almanac
* The most complete coverage of environmental issues, the economy, and the workings of the federal government
* All major Academy Award winners since 1928 and the names of all Nobel Laureates and why they won
* And much, much more

Editorial Reviews

KLIATT
The volume includes: Part I, Almanac of the Year (obituaries, major news stories); Part II, The United States (history, geography, federal government, states and cities, crime, economy, the media, religion and more); Part III, The World (history, rulers, geography, climate, population, health, economy, global military situation, the UN and international organizations); Part IV, Science and Technology (astronomy, physics, the environment, technology, area codes, the Internet); Part V, Awards and Prizes; Part VI, Sports; as well as a 30-page index and a 16-page color section of maps. The major news stories of 2002-3, by correspondents of The New York Times, are provided. Browsers will find this a thorough source of information, from traffic deaths by selected nations to the population of Ascension Island. This almanac is a worthy addition to any library's collection. KLIATT Codes: JSA—Recommended for junior and senior high school students, advanced students, and adults. 2003, Penguin, 1002p. maps. index., Ages 12 to adult.
—Janet Julian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142003671
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Edition description:
2004 Edition
Pages:
1008
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.24(h) x 2.00(d)

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John W. Wright is a book packager as well as an author of reference books.

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