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A Dictionary of Abbreviations

A Dictionary of Abbreviations Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Language reference
Length:
572,454 words
This online-only Dictionary of Abbreviations, exclusive to Oxford Reference Online, includes over 100,000 abbreviations and acronyms in alphabetical and numerical order, including the ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms (3 ed.) Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
129,225 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
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.) Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
768,696 words
Illustration(s):
860
‘the book is almost an encyclopedia. It is comprehensive, thorough, clear, and accurate’ - TIBS ... The Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular ... 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:
308,550 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
Dynasties of the World

Dynasties of the World Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
History
Length:
75,236 words
This title has tables giving years of rule and family relationships (in the male line unless otherwise indicated) for the reigning families of the world, from Horus Aha, first pharoah of ... 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

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