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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Encyclopædia Britannica 2010
4–5
Britannica Book of the Year
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Britannica Illustrated Science Library
6–7
Compton’s by Britannica
8–9
Learn and Explore Series
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Britannica Student Encyclopedia
10–11
My First Britannica
12
Britannica Discovery Library
13
Great Books of the Western World
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Britannica Educational Publishing
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Britannica Junior: Ensiklopedie vir Suidelike Afrika
16-17
Britannica Visual Dictionary
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1768 Encyclopædia Britannica Replica Set
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Additional Titles
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ADULT
ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA® 2010
Extensive Updates from the Name You Trust
New for 2010, the updated Encyclopaedia Britannica contains more than 1 100 new and revised articles.Turn to its 4 300
expert contributors to find the latest information on almost any subject imaginable. With over 240 years of expertise, the
Encyclopaedia Britannica delivers more depth and breadth than other encyclopedias. Readers can locate facts quickly or
immerse themselves in detailed articles on many subjects such as art, geography, science, sports and beyond.Thousands
of vivid images illuminate the set.
Detailed Photographs and Images
Carefully researched photographs and
meticulously created drawings, tables and
graphs complement the in-depth articles.
New and Updated Biographies
More than 23 000 fascinating biographies
cover historical figures, celebrities, world
leaders and other important people,
ranging from artist Dale Chihuly, tennis
champion Roger Federer and U.S.
President Barack Obama to Dalai Lama
XIV, Argentine composer Osvaldo
Golijov and Liberian President EllenJohnson-Sirleaf.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-837-8
Volumes: 32
Pages: 32 904
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Accurate Geographical Information
Be confident that you have the most
current information on regions across the
world, including the Balkans, Central
America, Ireland, Israel, Lebanon, Nepal,
Russia, the United States and other
countries and places.
ADULT
Extensive Revisions and New Articles
Stay informed about today’s talked-about topics
including blog, skateboarding, the Chemical
Weapons Convention, extrasolar planets and the
human genome.
Reliable Authorities
Articles written by Nobel laureates, historians,
curators, professors and other notable experts ensure
unmatched accuracy combined with a balanced and
global perspective.
Stunning photographs and artwork
accompany the articles.
BRITANNICA BOOK OF THE YEAR ®
An Incisive Look at the Past Year
The Britannica Book of the Year provides a valuable viewpoint
on the people and events that shaped the year. In
addition to keeping the Encyclopædia Britannica
updated, it serves as a great reference source
for the latest news on the ever-changing populations,
governments and economies throughout the world.
It is an accurate and
comprehensive reference
ISBN: 978-1-61535-331-6
that you will reach for
Volumes: 1
again and again.
Pages: 880
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CHILDREN
An Engaging 16-Volume Set That Illustrates
and Explains Key Scientific Topics
BRITANNICA ILLUSTRATED SCIENCE LIBRARY
The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science and physical
science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly
explains it through detailed and powerful graphics – more than 1 000 per volume – that turn complex subjects into
information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and
a comprehensive index.
Vivid, Detailed Illustrations Make This Set Unique
Students will be captivated by more than 16 000 amazing illustrations that
make each subject come to life.
Comprehensive Coverage of Important Science Topics
The set includes the key science subjects that students need to know about: Weather and Climate, the
Human Body, Space, Technology and much more. Young learners will gain a confident and solid
understanding of science.
Clear Organisation Makes Learning Easy
Each topic includes a brief, informative overview and then immerses students in the
details with the help of stunning visual diagrams.
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ISBN: 978-1-59339-382-3
Volumes: 16
Pages: 1 664
CHILDREN
Each Spread Is Filled with a Wealth of Information
and Captivating Images.
How many years ago was the Earth formed?
Which volcano caused the largest natural explosion in history?
What is the ideal water temperature for a coral reef to grow?
Short yet detailed captions
explain each topic in full.
Students are instantly drawn
in by the engaging illustrations.
TITLES INCLUDE:
• Universe
• Rocks and Minerals
• Volcanoes and Earthquakes
• Weather and Climate
• Evolution and Genetics
2009 Golden Lamp
Award Finalist –
Curriculum
The Association of
Educational Publishers
• Plants, Algae and Fungi
• Invertebrates
• Fish and Amphibians
• Reptiles and Dinosaurs
• Birds
• Mammals
• Human Body I
• Human Body II
• Energy and Movement
• Technology
• Space Exploration
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CHILDREN
Spur the Imagination with 26 Volumes Updated for 2010
2010 COMPTON'S BY BRITANNICA®
Encourage research, fact-finding and discovery with an
engaging encyclopedia created specially for ages 10 to 17.
Compton’s by Britannica, with extensive revision for 2010,
has thousands of updates to cover today’s world plus
hundreds of stunning new photographs and updated
maps, providing students with the accurate information
they need for school projects and homework. Curious
minds can find the facts they need fast and they will also
enjoy the set’s unique features – such as Exploring and
Here and There (see below) – that will keep them inquiring,
uncovering and learning.
Reaching Students with the Topics They Need
All ages will appreciate new and updated articles on topics
including electronic games, the English Channel, Jennifer
Hudson, Steve Irwin, parliament, planets, rainforest, the
Wiggles and more.
Thousands of Graphics Improve Learning
An abundance of charts and graphs provide handy visual
summaries of key information, while the photos and images
hold students’ interest.
Students will be drawn in by 23 000 vibrant
images that complement the articles.
Convenient Organisation
Designed with students in mind, Compton’s is easy to use.
Fact Finders provide a list of related articles and Further
Resources contain good resources for students to use after
they’ve explored the encyclopedia. Longer articles include a
Table of Contents to help users find the information they
need quickly, Words to Remember, Questions to Think
About and more.
A Source of Ideas for Projects
Help students brainstorm topics for projects or research.
Here and There organises each volume by subject so
that students have several topics to review, such as
arts or living things, before focusing on a specific subject.
Exploring, at the beginning of each volume, poses
questions to the reader to encourage thinking
and learning.
DISCOVER THE BENEFITS OF THE AWARD-WINNING
COMPTON’S BY BRITANNICA
ISBN: 978-1-59339-522-3
Volumes: 26
Pages: 11 000
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NEW!
2010
CHILDREN
What animal resembles an umbrella?
What was Tokyo’s name before 1868?
Why are oceans salty?
More than 37 000 articles deliver extensive coverage of
topics that students need, from nature to art history to
sports and more.
LEARN AND EXPLORE SERIES
Supplements to Compton’s by Britannica
NEW VIEWS OF
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
A look at Scientists’ Changing
Perspectives on the Solar System.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-340-3
Volumes: 1
Pages: 112
EARTH’S CHANGING
ENVIRONMENT
Accurate and Reliable
Information on Climate Change.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-429-5
Volume: 1
Pages: 128
THE AMERICAN
PRESIDENCY
A Rich Journey Through U.S.
History.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-843-9
Volume: 1
Pages: 144
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CHILDREN
A Creative Approach
to Learning for Children
Ages 7 to 11
MY FIRST BRITANNICA®
Getting a child’s attention is hard enough, but holding
it is the real challenge. My First Britannica succeeds.
This exciting series takes young readers to the farthest
reaches of the solar system, to every corner of the globe,
back to the ancient myths of Greece and Rome, and
inside the circuitry in the walls of their homes.
Organised by themes such as physical science and
mammals, packed with colour photographs and
specially commissioned illustrations and written
at the appropriate reading level, this stimulating
reference set will build the foundation of a lifelong
journey of learning.
Relevant and Engaging
More than 500 articles cover the subjects that children
study in school. 800 colourful images bring topics to life.
VOLUMES INCLUDE:
• The Earth and Earth Sciences
• Physical Sciences and Technology
Activities That Reinforce Lessons
Special features include fun facts and “Search Light”
quiz questions that check comprehension while
making learning fun.
• The Arts
• People in History
• Folklore and Religions
• Europe
• Asia, Australia and New Zealand
• Africa
• The Americas
• Plants
• Birds, Insects, Reptiles and Aquatic Life
• Mammals
• Reference Guide and Index
NEW 2008 EDITION
ISBN: 978-1-59339-381-6
Volumes: 13
Pages: 1 288
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Universal in Perspective
The different styles of articles provide great variety and
appeal to beginning readers and learners of English. A
global perspective provides a true cross-cultural view of
the world.
CHILDREN
A Fun and Lively Set That Expands the Knowledge, Skills
and Self-Confidence of Children Ages 3 to 6
BRITANNICA DISCOVERY LIBRARY
The Britannica Discovery Library is a charming, lavishly
illustrated 12-volume set of “concepts and values” books
specifically created for young learners ages 3 to 6. Children
are introduced to various texts and genres, including
rhymes, narratives, puzzles and riddles. Key vocabulary
words are highlighted throughout and defined at the back of
each book. The set is ideal for pre-readers and early readers
as each volume contains activities to build language, critical
thinking and comprehension skills.
TITLES INCLUDE:
• Me
• Me and You
• People and Places
• The World Around Us
“…engaging, well written, and there’s sure to be something for every learner in the classroom.”
– Teachers’Choice Review
• Animals
• Colours
• Shapes
Ideal for Pre-Readers or Early Readers
Basic learning concepts include colours, shapes, sounds,
time and more. A Parent and Teacher Guide is included with
activities and practical ideas to help children get the most out
of each volume.
• Sounds
• Words
• Numbers
• Time
• Just for Fun
Introduces New Topics and Builds Vocabulary
Each volume explores a single theme and contains a glossary so
children can learn to look up new words and concepts.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-103-4
Volumes: 12
Pages: 600
Artwork from the “Me” Volume
tasting
seeing
hearing
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CHILDREN
Encourage a Love for Learning with
This Fascinating Set (for Ages 8 to 12)
NEW!
2010
BRITANNICA STUDENT ENCYCLOPEDIA
Entertaining and informative, the new Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better
understanding of their world. More than 2 250 captivating articles are the perfect resource for homework
help and assignments and for satisfying the curiosity of young learners. Children are sure to immerse themselves
in 2 700 photos, charts and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1 200 maps and flags from
across the globe.
Topics to Satisfy
Every Curious Learner
A variety of articles – covering
geography, history, nature,
sports, religions, the arts, science
and much more – will appeal
to all students.
Knowledge Is Easily Accessible
A clear organisation offers students
several ways of looking up
information, including A to Z
articles and an index.
Fun Features for Young Learners
Timelines,“More to explore”and
“Did You Know?”features intrigue
children and encourage them to keep
learning, questioning and wondering.
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Charts and tables help recap
important details.
CHILDREN
Give Students the Knowledge They Need
from a Source They Can Trust.
The month of July is named in honour of what famous leader?
What is the form of government in Cambodia?
What animals are the closest living relatives of humans?
ISBN: 978-1-61535-321-7
Volumes: 16
Pages: 2 900
Enjoy over 2 700 detailed and vivid photographs that both explain and engage.
ADULT
A Home Library Essential
ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA WORLD ATLAS
Explore the countries and regions of the world with this complete, all-in-one resource.
The Encyclopædia Britannica World Atlas contains comprehensive content that ranges
from stunning satellite images of every continent to detailed plans of the world’s
greatest cities.
New Content to Reflect Today’s World
Updates include changes to names, boundaries, capitals, and more in
India, Malaysia, Mexico, and beyond.
Up-to-Date Maps Provide the Most Current Information
Approximately 220 pages of maps, organised by continent, provide
accurate global data.
Fact-Filled Introductory Section
The World Today includes detailed information on the planets, earthquakes,
volcanoes, oceans, climate, population, energy, and much more.
Advanced Technology
Created with the latest technology, such as satellite imaging, laser measurements,
and other modern and accurate mapping techniques, the maps deliver the highest
level of legibility, clarity, detail, and accessibility.
NEW 2010 EDITION
ISBN Hardcover: 978-1-59339-428-8
Volumes: 1 with slipcase
Pages: 392
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ADULT
The Greatest Writings in Western History
GREAT BOOKS OF THE WESTERN WORLD®
From the ancient classics to recent masterpieces, the Great Books of the Western World is the ultimate introduction to
the ideas, stories and discoveries that have shaped modern civilisation. Authoritative and accurate, this
collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant
achievements in literature, history, philosophy and science.
Over 500 Classics in 60 Beautiful Volumes
The four subject areas – History and Social Science,
Imaginative Literature, Mathematics and the Natural
Sciences, and Philosophy and Theology – are easily
identified by the colour-coded binding.
The Syntopicon®
Volumes 1 and 2 make up the Syntopicon, a unique
guide that enables you to investigate a particular idea,
such as courage or democracy, and compare what
different authors have to say about it.
The Great Conversation
This compilation features fascinating background
information, extensive timelines, photos and
quotes from the classic works and their authors.
A special section in The Great Conversation
offers advice on how to get the most out of
the Great Books collection and includes a 10-year
reading plan.
ISBN: 978-0-85229-531-1
Volumes: 60
Pages: 37 844
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AN AMAZING COLLECTION
OF WORKS BY THE WORLD’S
GREATEST AUTHORS, INCLUDING:
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Aristotle
Austen
Calvin
Copernicus
Dante
Darwin
Dickens
Freud
Hippocrates
Homer
Marx
Plato
Shakespeare
Tocqueville
Tolstoy
Twain
Virgil – and dozens more!
CHILDREN
BRITANNICA EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING
Delivering Thought-Provoking
Topical Books (for Ages 14 to 18)
NEW!
2010
Under a partnership with Rosen Educational Services and drawing from
its editorial expertise and distinguished author and contributor base,
Britannica’s new publishing division will release its first 30 titles in 2010
in the areas of science, history, current events and biography. Each book
serves as a thorough introduction to core subjects and events that shape
the world. Painstaking research serves as the foundation for clear,
accessible text that gives both the background and analysis needed to
satisfy a curious mind or address academic needs.
978-1-61530-031-0 An Explorer's Guide to the Universe
978-1-61530-025-9
Astronomical Observations: Astronomy and the Study of Deep Space
978-1-61530-024-2
The Milky Way and Beyond: Stars, Nebulae and Other Galaxies
978-1-61530-000-6
Manned Space Flight
978-1-61530-012-9
The Inner Solar System: The Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars
978-1-61530-014-3
The Outer Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the Dwarf Planets
978-1-61530-026-6
The Universe: A Historical Survey of Beliefs, Theories and Laws
978-1-61530-018-1
Unmanned Space Missions
978-1-61530-032-7 The Britannica Guide to the World's Most Influential People
978-1-61530-003-7
The 100 Most Influential Inventors of All Time
978-1-61530-006-8
The 100 Most Influential Musicians of All Time
978-1-61530-004-4
The 100 Most Influential Painters & Sculptors of the Renaissance
978-1-61530-009-9
The 100 Most Influential Philosophers of All Time
978-1-61530-002-0
The 100 Most Influential Scientists of All Time
978-1-61530-010-5
The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time
978-1-61530-015-0
The 100 Most Influential World Leaders of All Time
978-1-61530-005-1
The 100 Most Influential Writers of All Time
978-1-61530-033-4 The Islamic World
978-1-61530-019-8
Islamic Art, Literature and Culture
978-1-61530-017-4
Islamic Beliefs and Practices
978-1-61530-021-1
Islamic History
978-1-61530-034-1 Turning Points in History
978-1-61530-028-0
The Britannica Guide to Explorers and Explorations That Changed the Modern World
978-1-61530-020-4
The Britannica Guide to Inventions That Changed the Modern World
978-1-61530-016-7
The Britannica Guide to Political and Social Movements That Changed the Modern World
978-1-61530-029-7
The Britannica Guide to Theories and Ideas That Changed the Modern World
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CHILDREN
A New Family Reference Work for Southern Africa
Ages 8–16
BRITANNICA JUNIOR: ENSIKLOPEDIE VIR SUIDELIKE AFRIKA
Created in collaboration with experienced educators and librarians, the Britannica Junior: Ensiklopedie vir Suidelike
Afrika covers subjects studied in school as well as topics of interest to South African children: historical figures and
events, famous individuals and fictional heroes, cities and countries, plants and animals, people and cultures,
science and technology, sports and more.
Over 2300 Captivating Articles to Explore
In 10 stylish and durable, library-bound volumes, the
Britannica Junior Ensiklopedie vir Suidelike Afrika covers a
broad range of subject areas, from ancient to
contemporary.
ISBN: 978-1-4150-1412-7
Volumes: 10
Pages: 2 791
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Lively Text and Pictures to Encourage a Love for
Learning
More than 2 700 photographs, drawings, charts,
tables and 1 200 maps and flags create a lively
environment for children that will encourage
learning and facilitate comprehension.
CHILDREN
Trusted Answers from Today’s Knowledge Leader
NEW!
2010
Relevant and Accurate
Information
Based on Britannica's bestselling Britannica Student
Encyclopedia, this unique
Afrikaans encyclopedia
features a variety of articles –
including 492 brand new
Southern African articles
such as Apartheid, Bafana
Bafana, Cullinan-diamant,
Erfenisdag, Gemsbok,
Namibië, Slag van
Bloedrivier and Robineiland
as well as global topics
including Beijing, Groot
Muur van China, Saddam
Hoesein, die Telefoon, die
Williams-susters, and much,
much more!
Knowledge is Easily Accessible for Young Learners
A clear organisation offers students several ways of looking up
information, including A-Z articles, an introduction on how to use
the features of the set and a separate, comprehensive
index volume.
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FAMILY
Every Page Will Both Catch
the Eye and Enrich the Mind
BRITANNICA VISUAL
DICTIONARY
The Britannica Visual Dictionary incorporates more than
20 000 words and their definitions into 6 000 full-colour
illustrations covering a wide variety of objects from all
aspects of life. Each clear and precise definition has been
prepared in cooperation with Merriam-Webster®
lexicographers. The result is an indispensable visual
reference that goes beyond object-identification to answer
questions about function, significance and purpose. The
Britannica Visual Dictionary is ideal for teachers, parents,
translators and students.
STRUCTURE OF A FLOWER
ANTHER
Upper part of the male floral
organ (stamen) that produces
pollen grains; at maturity, it
splits to release them.
PETAL
Usually colourful and scented
part of the flower that
surrounds the male and
female reproductive organs; it
often helps to attract
pollinators.
STIGMA
Upper part of the female
floral organ (pistil) that
receives and holds pollen.
The First Visual Dictionary to
Incorporate Real Dictionary Definitions
Search ideas to quickly locate words or consult pictures
to read clear, up-to-date definitions.
A Colourful and Engaging Journey through the World
View thousands of highly realistic illustrations and detailed
diagrams created by skilled graphic artists.
Easy-to-Use Organisation
Unlike conventional dictionaries with A to Z listings, the
Britannica Visual Dictionary is organised by subject area.
Full-colour pictorial images are grouped into 17 chapters
outlining subjects from astronomy to sports, with more
complex subjects divided into individual themes.
FILAMENT
Cylindrical axis connecting
the anther to the rest of
the flower.
STYLE
Cylindrical axis
connecting
the stigma to
the ovary.
Thousands of full-colour illustrations
provide a visual world of information.
ISBN: 978-1-59339-432-5
Volumes: 1
Pages: 960
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ADULT
The Remarkable, Best-Selling Reproduction of the Original
1768 ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA
REPLICA SET
California is “a large country of the West Indies. It is uncertain whether it
be a peninsula or an island.” Nearly a quarter-millennium after the first
edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, what was known then, and what was not,
will fascinate, intrigue, surprise and entertain for hours on end. A must-have
for collectors of history, the set lends an unmistakable air of prestige to any
home or office. Also available in a Deluxe leather binding with slipcase.
ISBN: 978-0-85229-066-8
Volumes: 3
Pages: 2 659
ADDITIONAL TITLES
BRITANNICA LEARNING
LIBRARY
ART OF INDIA:
PREHISTORY TO THE PRESENT
A visual tour through the rich
art history of the Indian
subcontinent
ISBN: 978-1-59339-267-3
Volumes: 1 Pages: 575
ISBN: 978-0-85229-813-8
Volumes: 1 Pages: 501
ENCYCLOPAEDIA
OF INDIA
ENCYCLOPAEDIA
OF HINDI CINEMA
An enchanting close-up of
India’s Hindi cinema
ISBN: 978-8-18131-008-8
Volumes: 5 with slipcase
Pages: 1 944
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ISBN: 978-8-17991-066-5
Volumes: 1 Pages: 659
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