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The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
619,182 words
Illustration(s):
180
Over 130 entries This publication, the first of its kind since 1898, represents the work of more than one hundred internationally recognized experts from ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
787,162 words
300 entries This renowned encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world. The third edition brings the study of ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
800 entries With its coverage of environmental issues, global economics, online communications, and the latest political developments, this Encyclopedia is truly a 21st-century ... More
Garner’s Modern English Usage

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
854,716 words
Over 6000 entries With more than a thousand new entries and more than 2,300 word-frequency ratios, the magisterial fourth edition of Garner’s Modern English Usage reflects usage ... More
Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)

Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Over 100 entries The fourth volume of the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography covers the years 1979-2015, providing a riveting new way to understand twenty-first-century ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History
Length:
1.38 million words
580 entries From the big bang to the 21st century, this renowned encyclopedia provides an integrated view of human and universal history. Eminent scholars examine environmental ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Social sciences
Length:
2.48 million words
887 entries In this seminal work, experts from around the world provide authoritative coverage of the growing body of knowledge about ways to restore the planet. Focused on ... More
A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
264,013 words
Over 6,500 entries Provides over 6,500 definitions of travel and tourism terminology, including the operating language of the travel industry, acronyms of ... More
A Dictionary of World Mythology

A Dictionary of World Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
129,091 words
Illustration(s):
19
Since Plato first coined the term 'mythologia', mythology has come to hold greater significance and power as a crucial element of civilization as a whole. Written by a leading scholar of ... More
The Oxford Companion to Music

The Oxford Companion to Music   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
1.12 million words
Illustration(s):
56
This new online-only edition of The Oxford Companion to Music is a partial revision that focuses on living composers and their music, and adds some terms, works, and cross-references to ... More

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