September 2016 Oxford Reference update
This month sees the expansion of our current affairs content in Oxford Quick Reference. Find out more about by using the links below:
Oxford Quick Reference
- A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (new edition, only available online)
- A Guide to Countries of the World (new edition, only available online)
- Oxford Essential Quotations (new edition, with over 200 new quotations)
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
This dictionary provides informative and analytical entries on the most important people, organizations, events, movements, and ideas that have shaped the world we live in. Covering the period from 1900 to the present day, this fully revised and updated new edition presents a global perspective on recent history.
A Guide to Countries of the World
This A–Z provides a wealth of up-to-date information on every country in the world, including dependent territories. Each entry provides a brief history of the country and outlines its political, economic, and social issues.
This month a new 4th edition of the freely available Oxford Essential Quotations has been published online, which includes new quotes related to Current Affairs. In this fourth edition, over 180 subjects have been updated with new quotations from over 200 authors, including over 70 new authors ranging from Isaac Bashevis Singer to Angela Merkel, from Zhou Enlai to St Joan of Arc.