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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:
308,550 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
The Oxford Companion to Military History

The Oxford Companion to Military History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
852,842 words
Illustration(s):
91
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated in 2011 by Charles Singleton with help from Dr Spencer Jones. ... A complete overview of military history from classical ... More
The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
516,028 words
This Companion offers a comprehensive record of New Zealand writing in easily accessible form. It contains more than 1,500 entries on writers, novels, plays, poetry, journals, periodicals, ... More
Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
598,781 words
The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics is the first scholarly and comprehensive account of Australian political life and thought that gives attention to all aspects of ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Bible

The Oxford Companion to the Bible   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
653,854 words
The Oxford Companion to the Bible provides an authoritative one-volume reference to the people, places, events, books, institutions, religious belief, and secular influence of ... More
The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
547,146 words
Over 1,100 entries ... Ambitious, authoritative, and comprehensive, The Oxford Encyclopaedia of South Asian Christianity covers for the first time the 2000-year old story of ... More
The Oxford Companion to Global Change

The Oxford Companion to Global Change   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
499,991 words
Illustration(s):
127
‘Clear, thorough, and meticulously researched. An invaluable resource for our changing world.’ - Elizabeth Kolbert, author, Field Notes from a Catastrophe The ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Body

The Oxford Companion to the Body   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
938,329 words
Illustration(s):
126
The Oxford Companion to the Body is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of the body. It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function ... More
The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature

The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
951,737 words
The second edition of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature has been thoroughly updated with more than 340 new entries on new writers, new books, and extended entries on ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
1.02 million words
Illustration(s):
184
From the Viking invasions to the Crusades to the Hundred Years’ War, wars were crucial agents of change in medieval Europe. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military ... More

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