eBook Britannica Book of the Year: 2009, 2009 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159339232X
  • ISBN-13: 9781593392321
  • DDC: 030
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 882 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released July 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009
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Overview

The Britannica Book of the Year 2009 provides a valuable veiwpoint of the people and events that shaped the year and serves as a great reference source for the latest news on the ever changing populations, governments, and economies throughout the world. It is an accurate and comprehensive reference that you will reach for again and again.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Contents.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Dates of 2008.
2: Calendar.
3: Disasters.
4: People of 2008.
5: Nobel Prizes.
6: Biographies.
7: Obituaries.
8: 2008 Special Reports.
9: The Financial Crisis of 2008.
10: The U.S. Election of 2008.
11: Citizen Journalism: A News [R]evolution.
12: Skyrocketing Food Prices: A Global Crisis.
13: The Freegans—The Ultimate Recyclers.
14: The Precepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
15: A Serious Fracture in the Anglican Church.
16: Turkey's Secular/Islamic Conundrum.
17: Terror in Mumbai.
18: Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
19: Events of 2008.
20: Anthropology and Archaeology.
21: Architecture and Civil Engineering.
22: Art and Art Exhibitions.
23: Business Overview.
24: Computers and Information Systems.
25: Earth Sciences.
26: Education.
27: The Environment.
28: Fashions.
29: Health and Disease.
30: Life Sciences.
31: Literature.
32: Military Affairs.
33: Performing Arts.
34: Physical Sciences.
35: Religion.
36: Sports and Games.
37: Sporting Record.
38: The World in 2008.
39: World Affairs.
40: Countries of the World.
Afghanistan.
Albania.
Algeria.
Andorra.
Angola.
Antigua And Barbuda.
Argentina.
Armenia.
Australia.
Austria.
Azerbaijan.
Bahamas, The.
Bahrain.
Bangladesh.
Barbados.
Belarus.
Belgium.
Belize.
Benin.
Bhutan.
Bolivia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Botswana.
Brazil.
Brunei.
Bulgaria.
Burkina Faso.
Burundi.
Cambodia.
Cameroon.
Canada.
Cape Verde.
Central African Republic.
Chad.
Chile.
China.
Colombia.
Comoros.
Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
Congo, Republic of the.
Costa Rica.
CÔte d'Ivoire.
Croatia.
Cuba.
Cyprus.
Czech Republic.
Denmark.
Djibouti.
Dominica.
Dominican Republic.
East Timor (Timor-Leste).
Ecuador.
Egypt.
El Salvador.
Equatorial Guinea.
Eritrea.
Estonia.
Ethiopia.
Fiji.
Finland.
France.
Gabon.
Gambia, The.
Georgia.
Germany.
Ghana.
Greece.
Grenada.
Guatemala.
Guinea.
Guinea-Bissau.
Guyana.
Haiti.
Honduras.
Hungary.
Iceland.
India.
Indonesia.
Iran.
Iraq.
Ireland.
Israel.
Italy.
Jamaica.
Japan.
Jordan.
Kazakhstan.
Kenya.
Kiribati.
Korea, Democratic People'S Republic of.
Korea, Republic of.
Kosovo.
Kuwait.
Kyrgyzstan.
Laos.
Latvia.
Lebanon.
Lesotho.
Liberia.
Libya.
Liechtenstein.
Lithuania.
Luxembourg.
Macedonia.
Madagascar.
Malawi.
Malaysia.
Maldives.
Mali.
Malta.
Marshall Islands.
Mauritania.
Mauritius.
Mexico.
Micronesia, Federated States of.
Moldova.
Monaco.
Mongolia.
Montenegro.
Morocco.
Mozambique.
Myanmar (Burma).
Namibia.
Nauru.
Nepal.
Netherlands, The.
New Zealand.
Nicaragua.
Niger.
Nigeria.
Norway.
Oman.
Pakistan.
Palau.
Panama.
Papua New Guinea.
Paraguay.
Peru.
Philippines.
Poland.
Portugal.
Qatar.
Romania.
Russia.
Rwanda.
Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Saint Lucia.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Samoa.
San Marino.
SÃO TomÉ and PrÍncipe.
Saudi Arabia.
Senegal.
Serbia.