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Dictionary Plus History

Dictionary Plus History   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History
Length:
46,125 words

... Plus History Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on notable eras, events, and individuals that have shaped our history. These entries are supplementary to other history titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus History 1 9780191823497 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author have been asserted;...

Dictionary Plus Philosophy

Dictionary Plus Philosophy   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
442 words

... Plus Philosophy Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on terminology, concepts, theories, techniques, people, and organizations relating to philosophy. These entries are supplementary to other philosophy titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Philosophy 1 9780191831089 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral...

Dictionary Plus Music

Dictionary Plus Music   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Music
Length:
3,175 words

... Plus Music Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to music. These entries are supplementary to other music titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Music 1 9780191826771 © Oxford University Press 2016, 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author have been asserted; Database right Oxford...

Dictionary Plus Archaeology

Dictionary Plus Archaeology   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
143 words

... Plus Archaeology Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people, places, and artefacts relating to archaeological finds throughout the world. These entries are supplementary to other archaeology titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Archaeology 1 9780191826733 © Oxford Reference 2016 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the...

Dictionary Plus Linguistics

Dictionary Plus Linguistics   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
883 words

... Plus Linguistics Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on the study of language, language families and history, and key figures in linguistics. These entries are supplementary to other linguistics titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Linguistics 1 9780191831072 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral...

Dictionary Plus Religion

Dictionary Plus Religion   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Religion
Length:
5,722 words

... Plus Religion Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on faiths, people, institutions, and organizations relating to all areas of religion. These entries are supplementary to other religion titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Religion 1 9780191823527 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author...

Dictionary Plus Literature

Dictionary Plus Literature   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Literature
Length:
11,321 words

... Plus Literature Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on writers, works, and literary movements. These entries are supplementary to other literature titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Literature 1 9780191823510 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author have been asserted; Database...

Dictionary Plus Law

Dictionary Plus Law   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,017 words

... Plus Law Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on legal processes, legal bodies, and on the organization of specific legal systems. These entries are supplementary to other law titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Law 1 9780191823503 © Oxford Reference 2016 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author have been asserted;...

Dictionary Plus Classical Studies

Dictionary Plus Classical Studies   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Classical studies
Length:
1,984 words

... Plus Classical Studies Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on the study of ancient civilizations and cultures, including philology, archaeology, and literature. These entries are supplementary to other classical studies titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Classical Studies 1 9780191831065 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford...

Dictionary Plus Media Studies

Dictionary Plus Media Studies   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
2,418 words

... Plus Media Studies Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to all aspects of media studies. These entries are supplementary to other media studies titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Media Studies 1 9780191826740 © Oxford University Press 2016, 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the...

Dictionary Plus Performing Arts

Dictionary Plus Performing Arts   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Performing arts
Length:
2,435 words

... Plus Performing Arts Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on styles, dramatists, performers, companies, and organizations related to the performing arts. These entries are supplementary to other performing arts titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Performing Arts 1 9780191826764 © Oxford University Press 2016, 2017 Oxford University...

Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

Dictionary Plus Social Sciences   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
104,861 words

... Plus Social Sciences Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries relating to the social sciences—from politics, economics, and geography, to sociology, history, and psychology, among many other subjects. These entries are supplementary to other social science-related titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Social Sciences 1 9780191823534 ©...

Dictionary Plus Art and Architecture

Dictionary Plus Art and Architecture   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
8,364 words

... Plus Art and Architecture Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on artists, architects, and their works. These entries are supplementary to other art and architecture titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Art and Architecture 1 9780191823480 © Oxford University Press 2016, 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the author have...

Dictionary Plus Medicine and Health

Dictionary Plus Medicine and Health   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
1,753 words

... Plus Medicine and Health Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to all areas of medicine and health. These entries are supplementary to other medicine and health titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Medicine and Health 1 9780191826757 © Oxford University Press 2016, 2017 Oxford University Press The...

Dictionary Plus Science and Technology

Dictionary Plus Science and Technology   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
64,173 words

... Plus Science and Technology Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on scientific and technological topics of all kinds. These entries are supplementary to other science and technology titles in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Science and Technology 1 9780191826726 © Oxford University Press 2017 Oxford University Press The moral rights of the...

Dictionary Plus Society and Culture

Dictionary Plus Society and Culture   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Society and culture
Length:
21,783 words

... Plus Society and Culture Front Matter Publishing Information This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries relating to society and culture—from mythology, media, sexuality, and cultural traditions, to food and drink, art, and sports, among many other subjects. These entries are supplementary to other titles covering society and culture in the Quick Reference collection, and are written by specialist authors. The dictionary is an ongoing project, and more entries will be added over time. Dictionary Plus Society and...

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

...Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military Front Matter Publishing Information General Links for this Work Key to the Pronunciations Abbreviations This comprehensive reference to U.S. military terms, people, and battles covers military history from the earliest colonial conflicts to the present. It includes facts and trivia on major historical military figures. It covers all conflicts involving the U.S. military, plus military ranks, attire, insignia, medals, weapons, military prisons, vehicles, ships, and aircraft. There is a...

An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare

An A-Z Guide to Shakespeare (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016

...Stanley Wells. Over 860 entries Compiled by one of the best-known authorities on Shakespeare's works, this online-only dictionary offers up-to-date information on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages. It includes entries on the plays and the major characters, on Shakespeare's life and his contemporaries, on actors from Richard Burbage to Judi Dench, on theatres and directors, plus comments on Shakespeare by later authors such as Jane Austen, Dr Johnson, and Bernard Levin. Stanley Wells , CBE, is Honorary...

A Dictionary of Opera Characters

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
223,612 words

...on operatic characters, with information on the creator of the role and notable performances. From Aeneas to Zaida , A Dictionary of Opera Characters provides extensive coverage of all the characters in operas from around the world and gives synopses for over 200 operas and operettas. It includes feature articles written by well-known personalities from the world of opera, such as Placido Domingo and Dame Janet Baker, plus, new to this edition, articles contributed by Christine Brewer and Joyce DiDonato. Recommended opera-related web links are listed...

A Dictionary of Physics

A Dictionary of Physics (7 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Physics
Length:
273,353 words
Illustration(s):
120

...Prizes in physics Chronology Over 3,900 entries This is the most popular dictionary of physics available, and defines all commonly encountered physics terms and concepts, as well as many terms from the related fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and physical chemistry. It is generously illustrated with over 120 diagrams, graphs, and tables and also contains biographies of important scientists. Appendices include SI units, the solar system, and the electromagnetic spectrum, plus a list of Nobel Prize winners and a chronology of key dates in physics. With...

A Dictionary of Statistics

A Dictionary of Statistics (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
131,903 words
Illustration(s):
142

...terms is highly recommended to users of statistics at all levels’ – Significance (the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society) Over 2,300 entries This invaluable dictionary covers all aspects of statistics, including terms used in computing, mathematics, and probability, presented in a clear and practical way. It also provides biographical entries on over 200 key figures in the field, plus coverage of statistical journals and societies. The new edition features expanded coverage of applied statistics. Entries are complemented by over 120 figures and...

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

...Reference Works Amer Nat Bio American National Biography , ed. John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999), plus ANB website supplements. Appleton’s Cycl Amer Bio Appleton’s Cyclopedia of American Biography and Supplements , 13 vols, ed. James Grant, John Fiske, and James Dearborn (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1888, 1901, 1918). Cambridge Dict Amer Bio Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography , ed. John S. Bowman (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1996). Canad Encyc The Canadian Encyclopedia , ed. James H....

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
499,294 words

...2: 240 taxation of, 2: 247 , 249 turnpikes and, 2: 331–332 corporatism, 1: 157–159 advertising, 1: 8 General Electric and, 1: 293 National Industrial Recovery Act, 2: 8–9 Cosby, Bill, 2: 283 cost of living, 2: 371 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs), 2: 194 , 232 cost-plus regulation, 1: 200 ; 2: 382–383 cotton gin, 1: 21 , 161 ; 2: 257 , 395 cotton industry and, 1: 159 slavery's expansion and, 2: 176 cotton industry, 1: 159–161 ; 2: 288 acreage-reduction program and, 1: 28–29 agricultural workers in, 1: 15 , 16 since 1920, 1: 28 antebellum...

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
3.16 million words
Illustration(s):
369

...Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments Front Matter Publishing Information The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments Contents Editorial Board Preface to the Second Edition Preface to the First Edition General Abbreviations Bibliographical Abbreviations Library Sigla Collection Sigla Contributor Directory End Matter Over 8,000 entries The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments , second edition, is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on musical instruments of the...

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