|About the Book|
This is a large print edition, in eight volumes, of the one-volume Concise Columbia Encyclopedia. With a text printed in 18 pt. type, these volumes contain all the articles, amps, and illustrations found in the one-volume edition, except for a few illustrations and one map. This large print edition meets the publication standards of the National Association for Visually Handicapped (NAVH).The encyclopedia contains more than a million words in 15,000 entries made accessible by arrangement in a single alphabetical sequence. The articles cover a broad range of subjects of both contemporary and historical interest- about one-third of them are biographies.