The Penguin encyclopedia

The Penguin encyclopedia

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An authoritative, single-volume reference encompasses more than 28, 000 entries covering the facts, events, issues, people, beliefs, and accomplishments of human knowledge and experience, covering everything from current affairs and science to philosophy, history, sports, and the arts.... and highly prized as sport fish, especially the blue martin (Makaira nigricans) and the striped martin (Tetraptums audax). ... acquired by France, 1842; chief settlement, Taiohae (Hiva Oa); copra, cotton, vanilla. marquess or marquis In the UK, ... Of Love and Other Demons (1995), and Los Funerales De La Mama Grande (1999, Funerals of the Great Matriarch). ... Polygyny is often associated with the payment of a bride-price by the groom or his family to the relatives of the bride.

Title:The Penguin encyclopedia
Author:David Crystal
Publisher:Penguin Group USA - 2004-08-31


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