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Whitaker's Almanack

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Whitaker's is a reference book, published annually in the United Kingdom. [1]

50 relations: A & C Black, A Haunted House and Other Short Stories, Almanac, Amnesia, Arthur Conan Doyle, Astronomy, Beasts and Super-Beasts, Benjamin Disraeli, Bloomsbury Publishing, Book cipher, Bookbinding, Bram Stoker, Cleopatra's Needle, London, Cuthbert Whitaker, Der Fischer Weltalmanach, Dracula, Education, Encyclopedia, Europa World Year Book, First Gladstone ministry, Government, Headquarters, History, Joseph Whitaker (publisher), Leather, Library, Moonraker (novel), Nobility, Peerage, Politics, River Thames, Saki, Sherlock Holmes, Shilling (British coin), Social environment, The Blitz, The Guardian, The New York Times Almanac, The Stationery Office, The Valley of Fear, The World Factbook, Time Almanac with Information Please, United Kingdom, University, Vile Bodies, Virginia Woolf, W. Somerset Maugham, Winston Churchill, World Almanac, Yearbook.

A & C Black

A & C Black is a British book publishing company, owned since 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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A Haunted House and Other Short Stories

A Haunted House is a 1944 collection of 18 short stories by Virginia Woolf.

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An almanac (also spelled almanack and almanach) is an annual publication listing a set of events forthcoming in the next year.

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Amnesia is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma.

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Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.

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Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Beasts and Super-Beasts

Beasts and Super-Beasts is a collection of short stories, written by Saki (the literary pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro) and first published in 1914.

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Benjamin Disraeli

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who twice served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.

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Book cipher

A book cipher is a cipher in which the key is some aspect of a book or other piece of text.

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Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets.

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Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

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Cleopatra's Needle, London

Cleopatra's Needle in London is one of three similarly named Egyptian obelisks and is located in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment near the Golden Jubilee Bridges.

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Cuthbert Whitaker

Sir Cuthbert Wilfred Whitaker (26 May 1873 – 1950) was editor of Whitaker's Almanack.

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Der Fischer Weltalmanach

Der Fischer Weltalmanach is an almanac, a popular publication of the information issued in Frankfurt on Main, Germany, created at the end of each year since 1959 by a team of Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag.

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Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of information from either all branches of knowledge or from a particular field or discipline.

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Europa World Year Book

The Europa World Year Book provides detailed country surveys containing analytical, statistical and directory data available for over 250 countries and territories.

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First Gladstone ministry

The Conservative government under Benjamin Disraeli had been defeated at the 1868 general election, so in December 1868 the victorious William Ewart Gladstone formed his first government.

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A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.

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Headquarters (commonly referred to as HQ or HD) is/are the locations where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are coordinated.

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History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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Joseph Whitaker (publisher)

Joseph Whitaker (4 May 1820 – 15 May 1895) was a publisher who founded Whitaker's Almanack.

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Leather is a durable and flexible material created by tanning animal rawhides, mostly cattle hide.

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A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.

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Moonraker (novel)

Moonraker is the third novel by the British author Ian Fleming to feature his fictional British Secret Service agent James Bond.

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Nobility is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary.

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A peerage is a legal system historically comprising hereditary titles in various countries, comprising various noble ranks.

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Politics (from Politiká, meaning "affairs of the cities") is the process of making decisions that apply to members of a group.

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Hector Hugh Munro (18 December 1870 – 14 November 1916), better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.

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Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Shilling (British coin)

The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.

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Social environment

The social environment, social context, sociocultural context or milieu refers to the immediate physical and social setting in which people live or in which something happens or develops.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The New York Times Almanac

The New York Times Almanac was an almanac published in the United States.

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The Stationery Office

The Stationery Office (TSO) is a British publishing company created in 1996 when the publishing arm of Her Majesty's Stationery Office was privatised.

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The Valley of Fear

The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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The World Factbook

The World Factbook, also known as the CIA World Factbook, is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

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Time Almanac with Information Please

Time Almanac with Information Please was an almanac published in the United States.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.

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Vile Bodies

Vile Bodies is a 1930 novel by Evelyn Waugh satirising the bright young things: decadent young London society after World War I.

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Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 188228 March 1941) was an English writer, who is considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.

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W. Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham, CH (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965), better known as W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer.

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Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.

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World Almanac

The World Almanac and Book of Facts is a US-published reference work and is a bestselling retrieved 2007-12-25 almanac conveying information about such subjects as world changes, tragedies, sports feats, etc.

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A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a type of a book published annually to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school.

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