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Book of the Year 2012

The events of 2011 brought to life
Single volume hardcover
Black heirloom binding
285H x 220D x 35W


An Unrivalled Account in Words and Pictures!

Stay informed about today’s world, It’s constant change, the significant events, and the memorable moments that make history. The fascinating 2012 Britannica Book of the Year helps you uncover it all.

The 2012 Britannica Book of the Year presents you with a global perspective on world events and how they affect you. Hundreds of expert contributors from around the world provide coverage of the most important happenings.

  • Huge earthquake and tsunami strikes Japan.
  • Atlantis - the last Space Shuttle
  • Social movement ‘Occupy Wall Street’
  • The Arab Spring
  • Cultural phenomenon ‘Yarn Bombing’
  • Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas
  • Financial meltdown in Greece

These are some of the historic events of 2011 and the Book of the Year is your reliable source of information where you can find answers to your questions and put things into perspective. As one of our privileged customers, a copy has been reserved for you and will be mailed to you very soon. You are eligible for a FREE 15 day preview, so please take time to enjoy the articles and information, view the many photos and maps - and then decide if this important reference book should be part of your library. As always, if you decide not to keep it, you can return it at our expense.

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Your Britannica Book of the Year brings to life the most important world events with superb graphic images, combined with informed quality coverage from world renowned contributors! 

2012 Britannica Book of the year makes for compulsory reading and is your trusted guide to a fantastic year of history. 

Special Reports provide in depth analysis on thought provoking topics: 

  • The Arab Spring – The End of the Beginning
  • Fracking – Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas
  • Japan’s Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami
  • Antarctic Dinosaurs
  • Sport Related Brain Injuries
  • The Elusive Economic Recovery
  • Why They Fought – The Civil War 150th Anniversary 

Farewell Tributes to Apple CEO Steve Jobs; Entertainment greats, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Cooper, Peter Falk, Bill Hunter, Jane Russell and Amy Winehouse. Sporting legends, Seve Ballesteros, Joe Frazier, Lionel Rose and Bill Roycroft.  

People of 2011 acknowledges those who made an impact this year including, Catherine Middleton, Harry Connick Jr, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Cadel Evans, Georgina Rinehart, Samantha Stosur, Sebastian Vettel,   and Australian of the Year Simon McKeon.

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