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The Diner’s Dictionary

The Diner’s Dictionary (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 2,300 entries ... Seasoned generously with literary wit, The Diner’s Dictionary is a veritable feast, tracing the origins and history of over 2,300 gastronomical words and ... More
A Dictionary of Logic

A Dictionary of Logic   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
48,612 words
Over 450 entries ... A Dictionary of Logic expands on Oxford’s coverage of the topic in works such as The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy. Featuring entries ... More
A Guide to Countries of the World

A Guide to Countries of the World (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
This invaluable global handbook provides a wealth of information for every country in the world. Each entry gives a brief history and outlines contemporary social, economic, political and ... More
Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.18 million words
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1
From Toussaint L’Ouverture to Pelé, the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography will provide a comprehensive overview of the lives of Caribbeans and Afro-Latin Americans ... 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:
472,142 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
A Dictionary of Opera Characters

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
223,611 words
‘a reference book for operaphiles...the answer to a prayer for those who attend operas without doing their homework properly’ - Sir George Christie ... A ... More
A Dictionary of Political Biography

A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
390,429 words
Over 870 entries ... Compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. ... More
A Dictionary of Journalism

A Dictionary of Journalism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
115,443 words
‘A book so good every journalist will ask: “Why didn't I think of that?”’ – Roy Greenslade ... Over 1,400 entries ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
‘informative, illuminating, and helpful … a remarkable achievement’ – Michael Billington, The Guardian ... Over 1,000 entries ... 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:
303,592 words
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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

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