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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 ... 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 ... 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 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:
341,895 words
‘an essential reference tool for any archaeologist’ - Professor Mick Aston ... With over 4,000 entries covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological ... 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 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:
493,238 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 Contemporary World History

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History
Length:
571,431 words
Illustration(s):
214
“Concise, current information ... highly recommended” - Choice, the magazine of the American Library Association ... This authoritative dictionary distinguishes ... More
A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000   Reference library

Reference type:
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 ... More
A Dictionary of World History

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
History
Length:
538,312 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
Dynasties of the World

Dynasties of the World (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
History
Length:
78,688 words
Over 260 entries ... From Horus Aha, first king of Egypt, to Willem-Alexander, the new king of the Netherlands, this unique reference resource charts five ... More

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