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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2005 Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2005 Pocket PC Edition 1.0

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2005 Pocket PC Edition Publisher's Description

NOTE: The 2006 Edition is now available!
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Get instant answers to everyday questions from your handheld!

The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2005 Handheld Edition, with nearly 25,000 entries that are ideally suited for PDAs, covers key topics that you encounter everyday: Arts, Business, Geography, History, Literature, Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Science, Sports, and more. Watch and learn when topics come to life with more than 2,300 colorful maps and images that will improve your understanding of any subject. Perfect for your busy lifestyle, the Concise Encyclopedia conveniently delivers the information you need in just about any situation:

  • When you're at the zoo and your son asks, "How much does a lion weigh?"
  • You're discussing sports and need to know how many world records Mark Spitz set at the 1972 Olympics.
  • You're reading a novel set in exotic locations and want to envision where the Isle of Man is located.
  • When you're at a museum and wondering what styles influenced Art Deco.
Key Features include:
  • Full-color Cover Page
  • Storage Card Compatibility
  • Keyword Search - allows for multiple entry searches
  • 2,393 photos, maps and illustrations
  • Adjustable font sizes and styles
  • ClearType (Pocket PC & Smartphone only) - uses Microsoft's® ClearType® technology for easier reading
  • Cross Reference Links - tap on a link to see related entries without leaving the entry you are viewing

  • A (1,741 entries, 157 images), from A Coruña to azulejo
  • B (1,955 entries, 242 images), from B cell to Byzantine Empire
  • C (2,391 entries, 242 images), from C to Częstochowa
  • D (1,001 entries, 101 images), from Da Nang to Feliks Dzerzhinsky
  • E (740 entries, 63 images), from E. coli to Ezra
  • F (866 entries, 69 images), from F-15 to Fyodor III
  • G (1,142 entries, 129 images), from Gabar to gyroscope
  • H (1,149 entries, 122 images), from Ha Jin to Hywel Dda
  • I (548 entries, 44 images), from I Am movement to Aleksandr Izvolsky
  • J (414 entries, 52 images), from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. to juvenile court
  • K (648 entries, 70 images), from K2 to Kyzylkum
  • L (1,120 entries, 115 images), from La Brea Tar Pits to lysosome
  • M (1,906 entries, 179 images), from M16 rifle to myxovirus
  • N (767 entries, 62 images), from NAACP to Nyoro
  • O (451 entries, 36 images), from Oahu to Ozu Yasujirō
  • P (1,681 entries, 151 images), from P-47 to python
  • Q (115 entries, 6 images), from Qadariya to Qwa Qwa
  • R (918 entries, 81 images), from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Inc. to Ryukyu Islands
  • S (2,398 entries, 235 images), from SA to Wisława Szymborska
  • T (1,192 entries, 111 images), from T cell to Tzotzil
  • U (197 entries, 20 images), from U.S. News & World Report to Uzi submachine gun
  • V (462 entries, 30 images), from V-1 missile to Vytautas the Great
  • W (737 entries, 50 images), from W particle to George Wythe
  • X (41 entries, 4 images), from X ray to XYZ Affair
  • Y (162 entries, 11 images), from Y2K bug to Yunnan
  • Z (153 entries, 12 images), from Z particle to zymogen
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. The Britannica Concise Encyclopedia has the knowledge you need from the source you trust.

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