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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

A-Z of Plastic Surgery   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
161,646 words
The A-Z is a quick reference guide to the ever expanding specialty of Plastic Surgery. The succinct bullet pointed references will enable the reader to rapidly assimilate the essentials of ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
408,394 words
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by William L. Andrews and Frances Smith Foster in 2011. This abridged and updated edition of the acclaimed Oxford ... More
New Oxford American Dictionary

New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
6.52 million words
Illustration(s):
1
“More current than its closest rival in size....This is a ‘buy’. ” — Booklist STARRED REVIEW As Oxford's flagship American dictionary, the New Oxford American ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
248,367 words
Over 5,700 quotations This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
1.99 million words
Illustration(s):
685
A joint effort between Oxford University Press and the renowned American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), this comprehensive work analyzes the archaeological and linguistic data that ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
341,811 words
Illustration(s):
10
‘an essential reference tool for any archaeologist’ - Professor Mick Aston With over 4,000 entries covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work ... More
The Oxford Companion to Architecture

The Oxford Companion to Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
560,638 words
Illustration(s):
164
The Oxford Companion to Architecture is a new reference book on a popular and much-debated subject. It contains over 1500 A-Z entries covering all aspects of architecture, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
516,450 words
Over 2,500 entries Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day, this best-selling and authoritative dictionary is more wide-ranging than any comparable ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
123,675 words
The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and useful A-Z, covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important ... More
Australian Law Dictionary

Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
503,650 words
Illustration(s):
14
Over 4,000 entries This dictionary is a key reference for those who need familiarity with—and comprehensive knowledge of—Australian legal terms. Designed specifically for ... More
Australian Oxford Dictionary

Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.98 million words

An authoritative guide to contemporary Australian English, produced by the Australian National Dictionary Centre at the Australian National University and Oxford University Press.

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
713,152 words
Illustration(s):
36
Over 4,700 entries The Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists consists of more than 4,700 entries on Asian artists representing all regions of the continent, including the Middle ... More
Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 3,200 entries The Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators features over three thousand entries on British artists, ranging from contemporary ... More
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
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
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 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
The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
416,329 words
Illustration(s):
12
This critically acclaimed biographical dictionary of American economists offers in-depth biographies of the most important economic figures in American history from the seventeenth century ... More
The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
786,189 words
This wide-ranging Dictionary brings together in-depth biography essays on over six hundred individuals. It also includes coverage of individuals who are not normally thought of as ... More
The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy, Religion
Length:
277,800 words
2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title There has been a long tradition of interest in philosophy in the Islamic world, and it is the aim of this comprehrensive reference work to ... More
A Dictionary of Biomedicine

A Dictionary of Biomedicine   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
377,535 words
This brand new Dictionary of Biomedicine includes A-Z entries on all areas of biomedicine. Entries are authoritative and wide-ranging, covering terms from the related areas of anatomy, ... More
Black Women in America

Black Women in America (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.18 million words
Illustration(s):
446
2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America, ... More
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Over 500 entries The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment is the first reference work on this key subject in early American history. With ... 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
Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable is dedicated to the history, culture, and mythology of the Emerald Isle. With a stunningly eclectic array of more than 6,000 ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
From the Bloomsbury Group to the Camberwell Carrot and Samuel Johnson to Boris Johnson, Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable shines a welcome light into the enticingly shadowy ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
With thousands of contemporary words and phrases and a wide selection of entries on the cultural preoccupations of our times, Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable is an invaluable ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
1.34 million words
Illustration(s):
10
Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and ... More
Brewer's Famous Quotations

Brewer's Famous Quotations   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
396,359 words
Over 3,300 quotations If you've ever wondered where the immortal phrase "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do" originated, tried to establish who first said that "truth is ... More
A Dictionary of Buddhism

A Dictionary of Buddhism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
231,509 words
Illustration(s):
23
This dictionary features broad-ranging entries on the history and doctrines of the major Buddhist schools, information on the spread of Buddhism in Asia and the West, and coverage of ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1.58 million words
Illustration(s):
59
1991 Reference Reviews Best Specialist Reference Work 1992 Choice Outstanding Academic Book With more than 5,000 entries by an international group of eminent ... More
The Canadian Oxford Dictionary

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.93 million words
‘a unique reference book for all Canadians’, Robert MacNeil, Time Magazine The Canadian Oxford Dictionary was the runaway bestseller of 1998, ... 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:
303,593 words
Illustration(s):
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
A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
207,991 words
Illustration(s):
59
Over 3,200 entries This dictionary provides definitions and explanations for chemical engineering terms in areas including: materials, energy balances, reactions, separations, ... More
Who's Who in the Classical World

Who's Who in the Classical World   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
315,810 words
Focusing exclusively on real people, this is a dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art. Shorter entries ... More
Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary (9 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
512,452 words
Illustration(s):
153
‘“No home should be without one” certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary’ – Journal of the Institute of Health Education Over 12,000 entries ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
339,648 words
For nearly half a century, James D. Hart’s Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
492,086 words
This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
190,526 words
Over 3,250 entries The third edition of this dictionary is an authoritative and invaluable reference source covering every aspect of its wide-ranging ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
165,936 words
Illustration(s):
221
Over 3,000 entries Authoritative and reliable, this A–Z reference work provides jargon-free definitions for even the most technical mathematical terms. With entries ranging from ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
408,698 words
Illustration(s):
2
Over 1,700 entries Written by a leading team of political scientists, this dictionary embraces the multi-disciplinary spectrum of political theory including political thinkers, ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion
Length:
472,935 words
Over 6,000 entries Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. It provides ... More
A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
213,691 words
Illustration(s):
65
Over 8,000 entries The most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Written by an ... More
The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
696,804 words
This exciting theatre companion, edited by a former literary manager of the Royal Shakespeare Company, includes over 2500 entries that range widely over theatre in the last century. It ... More
The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
1.46 million words
Illustration(s):
72
Winner of the 2005 Annual Book Award at the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists. This comprehensive scholarly reference ... More
The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
2.85 million words
Illustration(s):
22
This is the first comprehensive reference work devoted to philosophy in Britain. In addition to biographical entries on the lives and works of individual thinkers, it incorporates major ... More
A Dictionary of Critical Theory

A Dictionary of Critical Theory   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
207,076 words
Illustration(s):
1
This is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
413,759 words
Illustration(s):
1
‘A must-have volume’ The Times The second edition of this dictionary is a unique single volume reference on all aspects of dance performance. ... More
A Dictionary of Abbreviations

A Dictionary of Abbreviations   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Language reference
Length:
583,619 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
A Dictionary of Accounting

A Dictionary of Accounting (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
218,863 words
Illustration(s):
3
Over 3,900 entries This best-selling dictionary contains entries on all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, ... More
Dictionary of African Biography

Dictionary of African Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.21 million words
Illustration(s):
224
From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, ... More
A Dictionary of African Mythology

A Dictionary of African Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
This collection of fascinating, mysterious, and revealing tales captures the immense sweep and diversity of African mythology. The stories touch on virtually every aspect of belief: gods ... More
Dictionary of American Family Names

Dictionary of American Family Names   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
2.15 million words
2003 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2003 Booklist Editors' Choice The Dictionary of American Family Names contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly ... More
A Dictionary of Anaesthesia

A Dictionary of Anaesthesia (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
20,692 words
Over 170 entries A Dictionary of Anaesthesia clearly defines and describes essential terms relating to the science and practice of anaesthesia. These entries include ... More
A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
76,409 words
Illustration(s):
9
Over 480 entries Covering every aspect of animal behaviour from adaptation to warning, this accessible A–Z also includes terms from the related fields of ecology, physiology and ... More
A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices

A Dictionary of Arabic Literary Terms and Devices   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
31,725 words
Over 300 entries This new dictionary provides clear definitions of the most important literary terms and devices in classical and modern Arabic literature. It covers technical ... More
A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

A Dictionary of Asian Mythology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Meet the supreme Gautama Buddha, the elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesa, and Chang O, the Lunar Toad who is Chinese goddess of the Moon. Journey to the sacred Cambodian ruins of Angkor and ... More
A Dictionary of Astronomy

A Dictionary of Astronomy (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Science and technology, Astronomy and Cosmology
Length:
322,417 words
Illustration(s):
48
‘An enormous amount of obscure data is satisfactorily explained here’ Times Literary Supplement Over 4,300 entries Compiled with the help of a team of expert ... More
A Dictionary of Atheism

A Dictionary of Atheism   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy
Length:
17,055 words
Over 150 entries This new dictionary provides definitions of terms related to the subject of atheism, ranging from those of historic importance, including ... More
A Dictionary of Audiology

A Dictionary of Audiology (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
50,802 words
Over 230 entries A Dictionary of Audiology features authoritative and detailed entries that clearly define and describe essential terms relating to hearing, balance, ... More
A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms (5 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
352,696 words
Over 3,400 entries A revealing guide to the richness and colour of the Australian language, this fascinating work records a distinctive, inventive slang ... More
A Dictionary of Biology

A Dictionary of Biology (7 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
345,422 words
Illustration(s):
143
Over 4,500 entries Fully revised and updated for the seventh edition, this market-leading dictionary is the perfect guide for anyone studying biology, either at school or ... More
A Dictionary of British History

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
495,221 words
‘The book is packed with interest to the final page’ – The Independent Over 3,800 entries Written by over 100 specialist ... More
A Dictionary of British Place Names

A Dictionary of British Place Names   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Names studies, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
288,089 words
Illustration(s):
5
“Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf” - Local Historian This revised edition of the Dictionary of British Place-Names includes over 17,000 engaging ... More
A Dictionary of Business and Management

A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
368,845 words
Illustration(s):
26
‘will help to demystify terms such as bear hugs, white/grey knights, cash-cows and churning … strongly recommended’ – TES Over 7,000 entries This wide-ranging ... More
A Dictionary of Business and Management in China

A Dictionary of Business and Management in China   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
20,881 words
Over 240 entries Expanding on Oxford’s coverage of the topic in A Dictionary of Business and Management, this dictionary includes up-to-date coverage of China’s business policy, ... More
A Dictionary of Business and Management in India

A Dictionary of Business and Management in India   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
15,288 words
Over 200 entries This authoritative dictionary contains entries on all aspects of business and management in India, covering commercial vocabulary in broad terms. Topics such as ... More
A Dictionary of Business Research Methods

A Dictionary of Business Research Methods   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
52,973 words
Over 650 entries This accessible new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms, approaches, and techniques in the area of business ... 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
Illustration(s):
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
A Dictionary of Chemistry

A Dictionary of Chemistry (7 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Chemistry
Length:
269,778 words
Illustration(s):
192
Over 5,000 entries Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this popular dictionary is the ideal reference resource for students of chemistry, either at school or at ... More
A Dictionary of Chinese Literature

A Dictionary of Chinese Literature   Quick reference

Over 240 entries From the Shi jing (Classic of Songs) of the eleventh century bc, to the to the wanglu wenxue (Internet literature) of the twenty-first century, this ... More
A Dictionary of Computer Science

A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
371,243 words
Illustration(s):
89
Over 6,500 entries Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date ... More
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
948,827 words
Illustration(s):
214
‘Concise, current information … highly recommended’ – Choice, the magazine of the American Library Association Over 2,800 entries The authoritative dictionary provides ... More
A Dictionary of Creation Myths

A Dictionary of Creation Myths   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Covering thousands of years of intricate creation tales, A Dictionary of Creation Myths is the first and most comprehensive work devoted to creation myths from cultures throughout the ... More
A Dictionary of Critical Theory

A Dictionary of Critical Theory (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies, Social sciences
Length:
227,662 words
Illustration(s):
1
Over 750 entries The most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available, covering the Frankfurt school, cultural materialism, cultural studies, gender ... More
A Dictionary of Dentistry

A Dictionary of Dentistry   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
227,560 words
Over 4,000 entries This first edition of A Dictionary of Dentistry provides over 4,000 definitions covering all the important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries ... More
A Dictionary of Disaster Management

A Dictionary of Disaster Management   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Environment, Sociology
Length:
32,168 words
Illustration(s):
6
Over 200 entries This new dictionary provides definitions of terms covering disaster research and management. It features practical terms, key concepts in disaster research from ... More
Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Philosophy, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
666,360 words
Over 450 entries The Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, which contains over 450 entries by nearly 300 authors, provides an account of philosophical thought in the United ... More
A Dictionary of Ecology

A Dictionary of Ecology (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
281,166 words
Illustration(s):
80
Over 6,500 entries Written in a clear, accessible style, this authoritative and wide-ranging dictionary contains entries on all aspects of ecology and related environmental ... More
A Dictionary of Economics

A Dictionary of Economics (5 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
262,336 words
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Over 3,500 entries This authoritative and comprehensive dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of key economic terms. Covering all aspects of economics including economic ... More
A Dictionary of Education

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
153,118 words
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Over 1,000 entries Education is of relevance to everyone but it involves a specialized vocabulary and terminology which may be opaque or unfamiliar to those new to the field. ... More
The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers

The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
689,979 words
The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a massive reference work featuring those eighteenth-century German philosophers, scholars, jurists, literary ... More
A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
263,719 words
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Over 5,200 entries This popular dictionary, formerly published as the Penguin Dictionary of Electronics, has been extensively revised and updated, providing clear, concise, and ... More
A Dictionary of Energy Science

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Current Version:
2017
Over 700 entries This new dictionary covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world’s energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology’s ... More
A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
136,941 words
‘affords many pleasures to the curious... an intellectual inventory. ’ – Andrew Zurcher, Times Literary Supplement This is the first Dictionary of English Manuscript ... More
A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
302,941 words
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Over 10,000 entries A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation provides entries on scientific and social aspects of the environment—its key thinkers, treaties, movements, ... More
A Dictionary of Epidemiology

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Medicine and health, Public Health and Epidemiology
Length:
138,929 words
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Over 2,000 entries This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology—the most updated since its inception—reflects the profound substantive and ... More
A Dictionary of Film Studies

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
258,319 words
Over 500 entries Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and ... More
A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
259,876 words
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Over 5,500 entries The sixth edition of this bestselling dictionary has been fully revised and updated to take into account the ever-developing financial landscape of the last ... More
A Dictionary of Gender Studies

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology, Politics
Length:
45,466 words
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Over 430 entries This new dictionary provides clear and accessible definitions of a range of terms from within the fast-developing field of Gender Studies. ... More
A Dictionary of Genetics

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
307,475 words
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291
Over 7,500 entries This eighth edition of A Dictionary of Genetics contains over 7,500 up-to-date and cross-referenced entries, including 540 that are ... More
A Dictionary of Geography

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
259,244 words
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Over 3,000 entries Covering all aspects of physical and human geography, this dictionary is an essential guide for students at all levels. It has been fully revised and updated, ... More
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
407,564 words
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Over 7,500 entries The fourth edition of this leading dictionary (previously A Dictionary of Earth Sciences) contains over 7,500 clear and concise entries on all aspects of ... More
A Dictionary of Human Geography

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
323,296 words
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Over 2,000 entries This essential A–Z provides an in-depth guide to all aspects of human geography, including cultural, social, developmental, economic, political, and health ... More
A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
185,254 words
Nearly 2,000 entries This authoritative dictionary contains succinct, expert definitions that are used in the fields of Human Resource Management and ... More
A Dictionary of Journalism

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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
A Dictionary of Law

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
408,497 words
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Over 4,800 entries This bestselling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. Its entries clearly define the major terms, ... More
A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Law
Length:
292,511 words
Over 3,500 entries This UK-focused dictionary provides clear definitions of legal and specialist terminology encountered in law enforcement. From bail and ... More

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