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Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! The world's date book since 1957, Chase's is the definitive, authoritative, day-by-day resource of what the world is celebrating and commemorating. From national days to celebrity birthdays, from historical anniversaries to astronomical phenomena, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the must-have reference used by experts and professionals-a one-stop shop with 12,500 entries for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. Completely updated for 2020, Chase's also features extensive appendices as well as a companion website that puts the power of Chase's at the user's fingertips. 2020--a leap year--is packed with special events and observances, including *National days and public holidays of every nation on Earth *The total solar eclipse *The 100th anniversary of US women's suffrage (19th Amendment passed) *The 75th anniversary of the end of WWII and the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki *The 250th birth anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven *The 100th birth anniversary of Ray Bradbury *The 50th anniversary of the Beatles' break up *The Tokyo Olympic Games *Scores of new holidays and national days *Birthdays of new world leaders, office holders, and breakout stars *And much more! All from the reference book that Publishers Weekly calls one of the most impressive reference volumes in the world.
Exhaustively researched and updated, South Asia 2020 is an in-depth library of information on the countries and territories of this vast world region. General Survey Essays by specialists examine issues of regional importance. Country Surveys Individual chapters on each country, containing: - essays on the geography, recent history and economy of each nation - up-to-date statistical surveys of economic and social indicators - a comprehensive directory providing contact details and other useful information for the most significant political and commercial institutions. In addition, there are separate sections covering each of the states and territories of India. Regional Information - detailed coverage of international organizations and their recent activities in South Asia - information on research institutes engaged in the study of the region - a survey of the major commodities of South Asia - bibliographies of relevant books and periodicals. Additional features - biographical profiles of almost 300 prominent individuals in the region.
This bulging compendium is loaded with jaw-dropping, eye-popping, brain-bending facts and bright, bold photography! It pairs the planet's weirdest facts with the coolest and strangest true stories. From amazing asteroids, killer plants, peculiar puffins and wonderful wombats, to the world's tiniest buildings, lost cities and strangest sporting heroes. With engaging infographics and lots of fascinating fact files, this National Geographic fact book for kids explores animals, geography, biology, human achievement, and more. Whether it's bizarre beaches, cool cable cars, floating buildings, or brilliant bugs, this all-new 2020 annual is sure to entertain!