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Comprehensively revised and enlarged every year, The Macmillan Encyclopedia now carries over 26,00 entries covering the whole spectrum of human knowledge. New entries for this edition include world terrorism, Osama Bin Laden, updates on the Middle East and Northern Ireland, and the new top events and people in film, literature, art, theatre and sport.
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Book Description Macmillan, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110333908139