The World Almanac and Book of Facts

封面
Press Publishing Company (The New York World), 1941
The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US published reference work and conveys information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc. It has been published yearly from 1868 to 1875, and again every year since 1886. The first edition of The World Almanac was published by The New York World newspaper in 1868 (the name of the publication comes from the newspaper itself, which was known as The World). Published just three years after the end of the US Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. Publication was suspended in 1876, but in 1886 newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who had purchased The New York World and quickly transformed it into one of the most influential newspapers in the country, revived The World Almanac with the intention of making it a compendium of universal knowledge. The World Almanac has been published annually since.

搜尋書籍內容

讀者評論 - 撰寫評論

讀者評等

5 顆星
23
4 顆星
0
3 顆星
3
2 顆星
0
1 星級
0

用戶評語  - brujaha - Overstock.com

Get an almanac of the year your Grand Child was born! You will love referring to it, and reading it to them as they get older. It's a wonderful keepsake that will carry memories with them into their future. 閱讀評論全文

用戶評語  - barney0 - Overstock.com

I buy this World Almanac every year for my 40 year old son. After 10 years of purchases I was prepared to discontinue this as a Christmas gift. Much to my surprise, my son was disappointed in that ... 閱讀評論全文

內容

INDEX
5
Bill of Rights
835
CONVENTION AT HAVANA
849
版權所有

其他版本 - 查看全部

常見字詞

書目資訊