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Brewer's Famous Quotations

Brewer's Famous Quotations   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
396,359 words
Over 3,300 quotations If you've ever wondered where the immortal phrase "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do" originated, tried to establish who first said that "truth is ... More
A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,393 words
Illustration(s):
20
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of ... More
The Canadian Oxford Dictionary

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.93 million words
‘a unique reference book for all Canadians’, Robert MacNeil, Time Magazine The Canadian Oxford Dictionary was the runaway bestseller of 1998, ... More
A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
303,593 words
Illustration(s):
1
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the whole of Celtic mythology, legend, saga, and folklore. It covers the people, themes, concepts, places, and creatures of Celtic mythology, from ... More
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
207,990 words
Illustration(s):
58
Over 3,200 entries This dictionary provides definitions and explanations for chemical engineering terms in areas including: materials, energy balances, reactions, separations, ... More
Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
512,451 words
Illustration(s):
153
‘“No home should be without one” certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary’ – Journal of the Institute of Health Education Over 12,000 entries ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Literature
Length:
339,554 words
For nearly half a century, James D. Hart’s Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This ... More
Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Linguistics
Length:
472,186 words
Based on the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the English Language, this is the most compact, authoritative, and up-to-date source of information about the English language. With ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
492,086 words
This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
190,526 words
Over 3,250 entries The third edition of this dictionary is an authoritative and invaluable reference source covering every aspect of its wide-ranging ... More

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