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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
24 words

Dollar sign, denoting ‘all the *signatures’; used in *collational formulas with a figure indicating number of signed leaves

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
655 words
Illustration(s):
1

The term “9/11” is shorthand for the events of 11 September 2001. On that date, four U.S. planes were

῾A᾽ isha

῾A᾽ isha (c. 614–678)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
597 words

(c. 614–678),

the third and most controversial wife of the prophet Muhammad. ῾A᾽isha bint Abi Bakr lived

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
6,011 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

1 Origins 2 The Stationers’ Company 3 Beyond London 4 MS circulation and playbooks 5 Religious publishing 6 Copyright and

43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands

43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
2,543 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Illustration(s):
1

1 General introduction 2 Writing systems 3 Dating systems 4 Book forms 5 Printed books

1 General introduction

The region of

A-10A

A-10A   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

a heavily armored plane designed to destroy tanks and constructed around its powerful 30 mm gun and enormous munitions drum.

A-group

A-group   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

the archaeological designation for an indigenous Nubian culture; the term “A-Group” was introduced by George A. Reisner (1910)

A2A

A2A   Quick reference

The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
Length:
22 words

The Access to Archives web site, which contains catalogues of archives held in record offices across England.

AA

AA   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

abbr. antiaircraft.

Aa, Pieter van der

Aa, Pieter van der (1659–1733)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
194 words

The son of a German stonecutter from Holstein, van der Aa began his career at Leiden in 1683 as a

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