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Compton's by Encyclopædia Britannica 2005 Palm OS Edition 1.0

Compton's by Encyclopædia Britannica 2005 Palm OS Edition 1.0

Compton's by Encyclopædia Britannica 2005 Palm OS Edition Publisher's Description

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A world of knowledge at your fingertips! Compton's by Encyclopædia Britannica 2005 Handheld Edition features authoritative articles from the editors at Britannica covering art, history, geography, technology, pop culture, and more. Get in-depth answers from this wide-ranging resource on various topics that are relevant for the home, school, or office. Thousands of photographs and illustrations bring the content to life. Engaging text and detailed diagrams meet the needs of young as well as older readers, making it ideal for professionals, students, teachers, or anyone who wants fast, easy access to available information:

  • When you're at the zoo and your son asks, "How much does a gorilla weigh?" and you can tell him while you also explain that they are the closest living relatives to humans after the chimpanzees.
  • You're discussing sports and want to know how many Cy Young awards Roger Clemens has won as well as how many games Cy Young himself won.
  • A novel set in Monaco makes you want to know its location and explore the country in some detail.
  • When you're at a museum and wondering what influenced Monet to lead the impressionist style.
  • As you settle a bet about the name of the horse that Alexander the Great rode, you can also read about his exploits and impact on the World.

Key Features include:

  • Full-color Cover Page
  • Storage Card Compatibility
  • Keyword Search - allows for multiple entry searches
  • 5,520 photos, maps and illustrations
  • Adjustable font sizes and styles
  • Cross Reference Links - tap on a link to see related entries without leaving the entry you are viewing

  • A (1,055 entries, 566 images), from Aachen to Azusa Pacific University
  • B (1,383 entries, 397 images), from Baal to Byzantine Empire
  • C (1,414 entries, 557 images), from cabal to Czechoslovakia
  • D (648 entries, 314 images), from dace and minnow to Felix E. Dzerzhinsky
  • E (403 entries, 174 images), from James B. Eads to eyelash palm pit viper
  • F (619 entries, 430 images), from F-16 to Rose Fyleman
  • G (740 entries, 240 images), from Clark Gable to gyroscope
  • H (883 entries, 221 images), from Haakon, kings of Norway to hysterectomy
  • I (210 entries, 180 images), from Lee Iacocca to Izmir
  • J (325 entries, 72 images), from J. Walter Thompson to juvenile delinquency
  • K (440 entries, 124 images), from K2, or Mount Godwin Austen to Kay Kyser
  • L (720 entries, 202 images), from L.I.F.E. Bible College to lyrebird
  • M (1,217 entries, 557 images), from M1 to mythology
  • N (432 entries, 234 images), from John Naber to Laura Nyro
  • O (308 entries, 95 images), from O Canada to Cynthia Ozick
  • P (921 entries, 315 images), from paca to Pyxis
  • Q (56 entries, 19 images), from Muammar al-Qaddafi to quoits
  • R (673 entries, 193 images), from R.E.M. to Nikolai Ivan Ryzhkov
  • S (1,441 entries, 457 images), from Sa'adia ben Joseph to Wisława Szymborska
  • T (646 entries, 188 images), from Simms Taback to Tz'u-hsi
  • U (121 entries, 107 images), from U2 to Uzi submachine gun
  • V (257 entries, 80 images), from vaccine to Vulpecula
  • W (645 entries, 195 images), from Johannes van der Waals to George Wythe
  • X (9 entries, 3 images), from X ray to XYZ Affair
  • Y (98 entries, 21 images), from Y chromosome to Yunnan
  • Z (58 entries, 18 images), from Zagreb to Wojciech Zywny
Entries contain graphics, dates, biographies, measurements, history, terminology, footnotes and more.

The Town Compass® DataViewer software is organized in a subject hierarchy and in an index, so navigation on your handheld is fast and easy. Compton's by Encyclopædia Britannica has the knowledge you need from the source you trust.

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