Xu is an Associate Professor at of History at Tufts University and is interested in a broad range of topics in middle period and late imperial Chinese history with a particular focus on the history of family and kinship, local society, material culture and gender. In this video, she will share why she is so passionate about what she does.
Did you know that bananas are radioactive? Christopher Lloyd explains why printed encyclopedias are more important than ever in The Independent
“In a world of fake news, learning how to trust information and determine the truth is more vital than ever for children. This encyclopedia is written and designed in a way to engage young people – and it gives them an overview of all the expert knowledge that they won’t always get from looking things […]
Seriously Cool News: Two Britannica Books Titles Feature in BuzzFeed’s Children’s Holiday Gift List!
Both the Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia and 5 Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime have been selected for BuzzFeed’s 50 Seriously Cool Kids Gifts You Can’t Go Wrong With This Holiday Season list. The encyclopedia was praised as being the perfect gift for ‘tech-free educational fun’ while 5 Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime […]
Don’t Miss the Britannica Quiz Show at Alleyn’s School Virtual Holly Fair on Friday 27th November 2020!
‘It’s time for Mistletoe and Holly’. Click here to book your ticket to compete in the Britannica Quiz Show at Alleyn’s School Virtual Holly Fair. Test your knowledge for your chance to win the amazing price of a Samsung Galaxy tablet! The event will take place at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 27th November 2020.
The Britannica’s All New Children’s Encyclopedia has received a rave review in The School Reading List. The book’s reviewer, Tom Tolkien, describes the encyclopedia as a ‘stunning achievement’ which is perfect for young readers and he also praises the book’s striking artwork, clever lay-out and design: ‘The blend of engaging and high-quality imagery with thought-provoking […]
Register for FREE for the Britannica Virtual Quiz Show at Cambridge Literary Festival on Sunday 29th November 2020!
Do you have what it takes to be the next Britannica Quiz Show champion? Register now for this fun, interactive, FREE event taking place at 3.15pm (GMT) on Friday 27th November. To book your free ticket or to buy a Winter Pass for the festival please click here.