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eBook Encyclopædia Britannica Anniversary Edition: 250 Years of Excellence (1768-2018), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1625136374
  • ISBN-13: 9781625136374
  • DDC: 031
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 700 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Encyclopædia Britannica has been serving knowledge seekers around the world for 250 years, and to commemorate this milestone, we're publishing this anniversary edition. Designed both to complete your Britannica yearbook collection and to serve as an engaging stand-alone volume, this individually numbered special collector’s publication is a rare compendium of knowledge, insights, and history, and will be the last edition of Britannica's distinguished yearbooks.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Foreword.
Contents.
Evolving Knowledge.
1: Mind, Health, & Body.
2: Anorexia & Bulimia.
3: Baldness.
4: Bloodletting.
5: Crossed Eyes.
6: Deafness, a Cure.
7: Insane Asylums.
8: Lunatics.
9: Madness & Melancholy.
10: Midwifery.
11: “Monstrous Births”.
12: Narcolepsy, a Cure.
13: St. Vitus Dance.
14: Stone Baby.
15: Strokes, a Cure.
16: Swaddling.
17: Teething, a Cure.
18: Tuberculosis, a Cure.
19: Death, Ghosts, Monsters, & Magic.
20: Abracadabra.
21: Automatic Writing.
22: Cockatrice Monster.
23: Death-Warnings.
24: Embalming.
25: Heart-Burial.
26: Sin-Eaters.
27: Spontaneous Human Combustion.
28: Vampires.
29: Werewolves.
30: Witchcraft.
31: Crime & Punishment.
32: Bleeding Corpses.
33: Drawing & Quartering.
34: Ducking.
35: Evil Eye.
36: Exposing Children.
37: Guillotine.
38: Hue & Cry.
39: Keel-Hauling.
40: Running Amuck.
41: Steaming Corpses.
42: Tarring & Feathering.
43: Whipping.
44: Gender, Love, & Sex.
45: Aphrodisiacs.
46: Bastards.
47: Burning.
48: Children & Parents.
49: Jactitation.
50: Love.
51: Nymphomania.
52: Satyriasis.
53: Sex.
54: Stews & Seraglios.
55: Women.
56: Sports & Pastimes.
57: Angling.
58: Animal-Baiting.
59: “Base-Ball”.
60: Cheering.
61: Cockfights.
62: Golf.
63: Hunting.
64: Living Things.
65: American Serpents.
66: “Bedbuggs”.
67: Botany.
68: Brutes.
69: Cats.
70: Giants.
71: “Gre-Hounds”.
72: Herrings.
73: Nightjars.
74: Revivification.
75: Sleepy Plants.
76: Spontaneous Generation.
77: Tarantulas.
78: Tobacco.
79: Unicorns.
80: The Physical World.
81: Astronomy.
82: Atomic Energy.
83: Dew.
84: Emeralds.
85: Glacier.
86: Manure.
87: Phlogiston.
88: Rivers.
89: Snow.
90: Stones.
91: People & Places.
92: America & Russia.
93: Americans.
94: Australia.
95: “Callifornia”.
96: Canada.
97: Europe.
98: Moors.
99: Scots.
100: Society & Culture.
101: Bachelors.
102: Bounds Beating.
103: Educating Women.
104: English.
105: Fake News.
106: Income Taxes.
107: Luxuries.
108: Rock Music.
109: Schoolteachers.
110: Technology.
111: Flying.
112: Gunpowder.
113: Spinning Jenny.
114: Street Lamps.
115: Telegraphs to Television.
116: Travel.
117: Typewriters.
118: The Arts.
119: Actresses.
120: Adagio.
121: Art.
122: Dance.
123: Dancing Girls.
124: Fiction.
125: Musical Glasses.
126: Painting by the Rules.
127: Theater.
128: Articles of Faith.
129: Adam & Eve.
130: Anti-Semitism.
131: Apollo.
132: Buddhism.
133: Civilization.
134: Heaven & Hell.
135: Hindoos.
136: Jesus.
137: Judaism.
138: Mosaic Time.
139: Noah’s Ark.
140: Prayer.
141: Sunday Schools.
142: Some Lives.
143: Alexander the Great.
144: Anne Boleyn.
145: Daniel Lambert.
146: Elizabeth I.
147: George Eliot.
148: George Washington.
149: Mary Shelley.
150: Nell Gwyn.
151: Phryne.
152: Pope Joan.
153: Shakespeare.
154: Zaleucus.
155: Miscellany.
156: American Revolution.
157: Arithmetic.
158: Back Scratchers.
159: Biographies.
160: Bulls & Bears.
161: Cheese.
162: Civilization.
163: Copyright.
164: Dedications.
165: Laughter.
166: Life Expectancy.
167: Olio.
168: Patience.
Classic Voices.
169: The Arts.
170: Ansel Adams on Photographic Art.
171: Edward Weston on Photographic Art.
172: Glenn D. Lowry on Museums of Modern Art.
173: Marilyn Mccully on Pablo Picasso.
174: Shozo Sato on Kabuki.
175: Sister Wendy Beckett on the Art of Looking at Art.
176: Government & Politics.
177: Barry Goldwater on Conservatism.
178: Bertrand Russell on Fake News and Government Propaganda.
179: George Bernard Shaw on Socialism.
180: John F. Kennedy on Oliver Ellsworth.
181: Lyndon B. Johnson on Sam Rayburn.
182: Max Lerner on Liberalism.
183: Pyotr Kropotkin on Anarchism.
184: History.
185: A. J. P. Taylor on Otto Von Bismarck.
186: Algernon Charles Swinburne on Mary Queen of Scots.
187: Charles Evans Hughes on the Monroe Doctrine.
188: David Ben-Gurion on Theodor Herzl.
189: Jacques Barzun on History.
190: Joseph J. Ellis on the U.S. Founding Fathers.
191: Leon Trotsky on Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
192: Michael Berenbaum on Why Wasn’t Auschwitz Bombed?.