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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History
Length:
495,903 words
From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this authoritative reference book provides biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought ... More
The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
413,846 words
This is the ultimate resource for authoritative information on the American Presidency, Congress, and Supreme Court. Compiled by three leading scholars, it contains the key ... More
The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions

The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
275,811 words
The Supreme Court has been the site of some of the great debates of American history, from child labor and prayer in the schools, to busing and abortion. The Oxford Guide to United States ... More
Visual English Dictionary

Visual English Dictionary   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
40,226 words
Illustration(s):
2248
The illustrations and cutaways from this Visual Dictionary provide extraordinary rich treatment of a wide range of topics from astronomy and the human body to the arts and society. All the ... More
A Dictionary of Weather

A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
113,197 words
Illustration(s):
23
‘The definitive reference for all things meteorological’ - Bill Giles A new, authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of weather, forecasting, and climate terms ... More
The Oxford Companion to Western Art

The Oxford Companion to Western Art   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
948,437 words
Illustration(s):
48
The Oxford Companion to Western Art, written by over 100 distinguished art historians and specialists, provides in-depth coverage of Western Art with entries on artists and ... More
Who's Who in the Classical World

Who's Who in the Classical World   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
315,810 words
Focusing exclusively on real people, this is a dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art. Shorter entries ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
Length:
308,553 words
"A treasure (from the Greek ‘thesauros’, treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning ‘to find’) of verbal wonders" – William ... More
World Encyclopedia

World Encyclopedia   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
890,641 words
Illustration(s):
654
This encyclopedia features concise entries providing essential information on a range of subjects, including world affairs, science and technology, the arts, modern and ancient history, ... More
World Flags

World Flags   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Geographical reference, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5,112 words
Illustration(s):
159

A quick reference guide to national flags

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