This encyclopedia, with its global coverage, should provide instant answers to thousands of questions. It consists of over 15,000 entries, each full of information, and imparts a wealth of knowledge to answer questions posed by homework, crosswords, current affairs and much more.
The encyclopedia contains: comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of current affairs, science, technology, sport, the arts, history, geography and much more; around 200 maps and 150 diagrams to help explain facts and figures; and chronologies that give key dates in the history of each country and for important subjects. The information in the 'Collins World Encyclopedia' has been taken from a major encyclopaedic database. Within this database care has been taken to ensure that material meets educational expectations. The data is also continuously updated to cover recent developments.