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Title:
The World almanac and book of facts, 2002.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : World Almanac Books, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
1008 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index in front.

"The authority since 1868."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780886878726

9780886878740
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Book

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Summary

Summary

This almanac provides comprehensive information on almost any subject imaginable. With more information included than in previous editions, it continues the 134 year old tradition of providing information on a variety of topics.


Table of Contents

General Index Year in Review
The Top Ten News Stories of 2001 Feature: America Attacked by Geoffrey M. Horn
Chronology of the Year's Events Notable Supreme Court Decisions, 2000-2001
The 2001 Nobel Prizes Notable Quotes in 2001
Obituaries Offbeat News Stories, 2001
Miscellaneous Facts, 2001
Historical Anniversaries
Special Feature: Helping Children Cope in Today's World by Fred Rogers
Children: A Statistical Focus United States Government Cabinets of the U.S
Congress U.S. Supreme Court State and Local Government Economics
Agriculture Employment Taxes Energy
Environment Meteorology Disasters
The Year in Pictures
National Defense Aerospace Trade and Transportation Education
Arts and Media Noted Personalities Cities of the U.S
States and Other Areas of the U.S
United States Population Language
World Exploration and Geography
World History Historical Figures Flags and Maps
United States History Presidents of the United States
Presidential Elections United States
Facts Buildings, Bridges, and Tunnels Science and Technology
Weights and Measures Computers and The Internet Telecommunications
Astronomy and Calendar Religious Information Awards
Medals
Prizes Consumer Information
Postal Information
Associations and Societies
Social Security Health
Travel and Tourism
Crime Nations of the World Vital Statistics
The Year in Pictures
Sports Quick
Reference
Index