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Encyclopedia Britannica 2001 structure: CD-ROM variety of Discs: 1 liberate 12 months: 2001 The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), released by means of Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a common wisdom English language encyclopaedia. it's written by means of approximately a hundred full-time editors and greater than 4,000 individuals, together with over a hundred Nobel Prize winners and 5 American presidents. The Britannica is the oldest English-language encyclopaedia nonetheless being produced. It used to be first released among 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland, as 3 volumes. The encyclopaedia grew in measurement: the second one variation used to be 10 volumes, and by means of its fourth variation (1801-1810) it had multiplied to twenty volumes. Its emerging stature as a scholarly paintings helped recruit eminent members, and the ninth (1875-1889) and eleventh variations (1911) are landmark encyclopaedias for scholarship and literary kind. starting with the eleventh version and its acquisition through an American enterprise, the Britannica shortened and simplified articles to expand its attraction within the North American industry.

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