The Britannica Book of the Year gives a invaluable viewpoint on the folks and occasions that formed the 12 months. In addition to protecting the Encyclopadia Britannica up to date, it serves as an awesome reference supply for the newest information on the ever-changing populations, governments and economies all through the world. With experiences on the vital points and developments in all key fields and industries – from structure to well being to sports activities, from artwork to style to science- the 2011 Britannica Book of the Year gives a whole, correct and stimulating account of 2010. – Build your data of as we speak’s world with thought-provoking protection of present occasions. – Read intimately about the historic occasions of 2010 – from the huge BP oil spill to persevering with wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. – Learn about the compelling subjects which might be making headlines, corresponding to: al-Qaeda in Yemen, the launch of Apple’s iPad and invasive animal species which might be threatening ecosystems. – Recapture the lives and accomplishments of so many greats misplaced this previous 12 months, with farewell experiences on such folks as Tony Curtis, J.D. Salinger, Lynn Redgrave and Michael Foot. – Acquaint your self with some of the most fascinating and influential folks throughout the world – individuals who made historical past, broke data or made a distinction, corresponding to: Julia Gillard, David Cameron, Hilary Mantel and Ed Miliband. – Explore important points in enterprise, know-how, training, well being, politics, science, sport and plenty of different subjects all damaged down into fact-packed entries.