The Cambridge Concise Encyclopedia, first published in 1993, is now available in a new and expanded edition offering the best possible value for money in a hardback format. This Second Edition of the book has been fully revised, updated, supplemented, and redesigned, bringing it in line with the Second Edition of its parent volume The Cambridge Encyclopedia. Over 20,000 entries and almost one million words ensure that this is one of the fullest and most comprehensive general reference books available in a concise form, ideal for home, school, college, or office. The Cambridge Concise Encyclopedia contains nearly 1,100 pages of clearly written A-Z entries and Ready Reference material carefully selected for its relevance and usefulness to the reader wanting to find a fact or statistic without delay. Maps, diagrams, and line drawings accompany the entries in an attractive double-column format.Crystal, David is the author of 'Cambridge Concise Encyclopedia', published 1991 under ISBN 9780521416146 and ISBN 0521416140.