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ZOOM Webster's Presents
The Century
Sold Out (Win95/Win98) (Retail) (CENTURYPR)
 

Publisher: Countertop

Reference

A Complete History of the 20th Century

This Webster's Encyclopedia Century Edition is a special 10 CD-ROM commemorative boxed set to mark the end of the century. Five CD-ROM's are dedicated to A History of the 20th Century, and cover roughly two decades each. A vast majority of the information and content in the five CD's came directly from the Library of Congress, and The National Archives, and includes thousands of rarely seen significant historical photos, video clips, and documents. In addition to the above, two CD-ROM's cover special subjects: One has a profile of the 500 Most Important People of the Century, and another contains the 200 most significant video clips and news reels of the past 100 years. Events That Changed the World is a fascinating look at sixty turning points in history. Finally, this huge suite also includes the content-rich Websters Encyclopedia 2000, and the highly acclaimed Hutchinson 2000 Educational Encyclopedia, both of which combine for over 105,000 articles, and over 20 million words - more than any other encyclopedia on the market. In short, this is the most extensive, most information-packed encyclopedia suite ever published, and will be the definitive reference source of information on the 20th Century.

Webster's World Encyclopedia 2000

Webster's World Encyclopedia is an exceptional multimedia reference tool brimming with information about the fascinating world around us. With more than 10 million words, over 53,000 articles including 20,000 biographies, nearly 12,000 images (with thousands more on the Internet site), an atlas with maps and flags, a history of space, and 40 minutes of video clips, this CD-ROM is sure to satisfy even the most voracious hunger for knowledge.

The Hutchinson Multimedia Encyclopedia 2000

As the top selling educational encyclopedia in Europe, this CD-ROM features over 50,000 articles, 10 million words, 40,000 hyperlinks, and integrated atlas, animations, and much more. With the emphasis on education, the content is highly authoritative and up-to-date, including, for example, articles on the Human Genome Project (Biology), negotiations over Palestine (History), quantum computing (Information Technology), etc. From medicine to communications, physics to art, this is absolutely the best source of educational material in the electronic age, and is a must-have for all students.

The 500 Most Important People of the Century

Hitler, Churchill, Mussolini, Amelia Erhardt, FDR, Martin Luther King, Einstein, these are but a small sample of the 500 most important people of the 20th Century. From the great leaders of the Industrial Revolution to modern politicians like Ronald Reagan, this CD-ROM covers them all, with extensive in-depth biographies photos, and little known facts. The 500 Most Important People is the definitive look at the individuals who shaped the 20th century.

The 200 Greatest News Reels and Video Clips

Movies, TV, computers, and the Internet have had a tremendous impact on society because they are able to show moving pictures of significant news events. In this CD-ROM, the 200 most important news reels and video clips of the century have been assembled to give historical perspective to the past 100 years. Included are incredible scenes from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and other major conflicts. Also featured are other important events like man's landing on the Moon, the Kennedy assassination, the civil rights movement, the Iran hostage crisis, and many other events that shape the way we think.

History of the 20th Century

With information coming directly from The Library of Congress, and The National Archives, these five incredible CD-ROM's contain a complete history of the 20th century. Running roughly two decades each, this set of CD's covers all the major events of the century year by year, and is the definitive work on the subject. In addition to all the historically significant news items, each CD contains a wealth of fascinating facts and lists. For each year, these lists include: Academy Award winners, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners, the most popular movies, plays, songs, and books, and the winners of all the major sports championships as well as the Olympics. With many thousands of articles, photos, and video clips from The Library of Congress and The National Archives, this is the greatest treasure house of information ever made available to the public on CD-ROM. For years to come, this will be seen as the most comprehensive collection of information on a fascinating and fast changing century.

Events That Changed the World

This CD-ROM is the definitive reference encyclopedia on the sixty greatest events that changed the course of history. From the first steps on the Moon, to the detonation of the Atomic Bomb, to the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World, this fascinating and informative software program takes the user on an exciting journey through mankind's history. An intuitive interface and a rich mutlimedia experience ensure users will find this an informative and entertaining reference source.

Requirements

Windows 95/98: Pentium 100 or better, 16MB RAM, 30MB hard drive space, SVGA monitor (265 colors, 640x480), 2x CD-ROM or faster, sound card and mouse.



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