CONTENTS THE UNIVERSE & THE EARTH: The Universe, Space Exploration, Human Spaceflight, Elements, Waterworld, Down Below, On Top of the World, Islands, Extreme World Weather, Natural Disasters LIFE ON EARTH: Extinct & Endangered, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Sea Creatures, Insects & Spiders, Pets, Livestock, Crops, Trees THE HUMAN WORLD: The Human Body, Health & Healthcare, Birth & Life Expectancy, Quality of Life, First Names First, Marriage & Divorce, Death, World Religions, Rulers & Leaders, All the Presidents, Organizations, Human Endeavour & Achievement, Criminal Records, Murder File, The World at War, Modern Military TOWN & COUNTRY: Countries - Size, Countries - Population, National-Lists, China , India, World Cities, Tall Buildings & Structures, Bridges & Tunnels CULTURE: World Culture, Words & Language, Education, Books & Libraries, The Press, Art on Show, Art on Sale MUSIC: Singles, Albums, Male Singers, Duos and Groups, Female Singers, Duos and Groups, Music Awards, Classical Music & Opera, Movie Music STAGE & SCREEN: Stage, Theatre Awards, Film Industry, Blockbuster Movies, Movies Through the Decades, Film Genres, Animated Movies, Actors, Actresses, Oscar-Winning Films, Oscar-Wining Actors, Oscar-Winning Actresses, Other Film Awards, DVD & Video, Radio & TV THE COMMERCIAL WORLD: World Trade, Rich Lists, Resources, Food, Drink, Energy, Environmental Issues, Commercial Disasters, Research & Development, Internet & Telecoms TRANSPORT & TOURISM: Cars & Road Transport, Fastest on Land, Ships & Water Speed, Aircraft & Air Speed, Transport Disasters, World Tourism, Tourist Attractions SPORT & LEISURE: Winter Sports, Summer Olympics, Athletics, Boxing, Basketball, American Football, International Soccer, Football/ Baseball Stars, Rugby / Baseball Teams, Cricket / Ice Hockey, Tennis, Golf, Water Sports,Motor Sports, Motorcycling, Cycling, Horse Sports, Sporting Miscellany, Leisure Activities Further Information (Top 10 websites) Index Acknowledgements
Exceedingly popular, well-established reference guide back for its 19th edition. Over 600 brand new lists every year - constantly updated and revised.
Russell Ash has a degree in anthropology and geography and written and contributed to over 100 successful books, as well as working at a senior level in publishing. He is regularly featured on TV and radio. Location: East Sussex, UK
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