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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Religion
Length:
730,064 words
Illustration(s):
5
Over 160 entries ... Exploration of the Bible’s theology is an ever-changing endeavor. While some issues are clearly rooted in the Bible’s historical context like theological ... More
The Diner’s Dictionary

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

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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
The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
276,585 words
"Hours of happy browsing for language lovers" – Observer ... Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
132,209 words
'This dictionary's virtues and its plain-spokenness make it … as apt to the bedside table as to the desk: Dr Baldick is a Brewer for specialized tastes' – Times Literary ... More
A Dictionary of British History

A Dictionary of British History (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
494,394 words
‘The book is packed with interest to the final page’ – The Independent ... Over 3,800 entries Written by over 100 specialist ... More
The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
117,266 words
Illustration(s):
218
‘Highly recommended…very attractive…Excellent accounts of the biology are given, each written by experts in the field’ - BBC Wildlife ... There has been a ... More
A Dictionary of World History

A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History
Length:
542,268 words
Illustration(s):
189
Over 4,000 entries ... This wide-ranging dictionary contains a wealth of information on all aspects of history, from prehistory right up to the present day. Accessible, clear, ... More
A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
285,386 words
Illustration(s):
56
Over 7,600 entries ... Completely revised and updated with over 250 new entries, the third edition of this dictionary offers broad coverage of all aspects related to the field of ... More
The New Encyclopedia of Insects and their Allies

The New Encyclopedia of Insects and their Allies (3 rev. ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
114,706 words
Illustration(s):
133
With around one million species, insects and their allies are by far the most successful, variable and bizarre group of living things to have evolved on our planet. Yet much of their ... More
A Supplementary Dictionary of Social Research Methods

A Supplementary Dictionary of Social Research Methods   Quick reference

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Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
8,743 words
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4
Over 40 entries ... This supplementary dictionary consists of entries focused on the specialized topic of social research methods, taken from Scott and Marshall’s A Dictionary of ... More

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