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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 Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)

Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
203,238 words
Illustration(s):
140
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 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
The Oxford Companion to the Book

The Oxford Companion to the Book   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1.00 million words
Illustration(s):
184
‘Provides a global approach to the world of the book and is, in every way, a monumental achievement’ – CHOICE The Oxford Companion to the Book ... More
Encyclopedia of Africa

Encyclopedia of Africa   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
Length:
919,423 words
Illustration(s):
191
The Encyclopedia of Africa presents the most up-to-date and thorough reference in world history, politics, and culture on this region of ever-growing importance. Its core is comprised of ... More
The Oxford Companion to American Military History

The Oxford Companion to American Military History   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
The Oxford Companion to American Military History boasts over 1000 entries written by some 500 distinguished contributors. Readers will find Stephen E. Ambrose writing on the D-Day ... More
The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
551,056 words
Illustration(s):
45
'War has been one of the defining forces in Australian history ... Participation in war, whether actively in the armed forces or on the home front, or in opposition to a particular war, ... 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 Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences
Length:
710,219 words
Over 700 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 450 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History offers both assessment and analysis of the key episodes, issues and actors in ... More

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