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The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
416,329 words
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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
Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
713,152 words
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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

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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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
619,167 words
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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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
203,238 words
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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

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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 Sport

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport (3 ed.)   Reference library

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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 Oxford Companion to the Book

The Oxford Companion to the Book   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1.00 million words
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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
The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
786,191 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
A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
303,593 words
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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 Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
417,997 words
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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 World Place Names

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Over 11,000 entries This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers continents, countries, regions, islands, bays, capes, ... 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
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Winner of the 2005 Annual Book Award at the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists. This comprehensive scholarly reference ... More
A Dictionary of Critical Theory

A Dictionary of Critical Theory   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
207,076 words
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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
A Dictionary of Accounting

A Dictionary of Accounting (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
227,015 words
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Over 3,900 entries This best-selling dictionary contains entries on all aspects of accounting, including financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, ... More
A Dictionary of African Mythology

A Dictionary of African Mythology   Quick reference

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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
A Dictionary of African Politics

A Dictionary of African Politics   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
84,674 words
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3
Over 350 entries This new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms within the fast-growing field of African Politics. It includes coverage of elections, ... More
A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
208,906 words
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Over 2,000 entries This new dictionary covers both agriculture and land management, including animals and crops, farm machinery and systems, estate management, forestry and ... More
A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

A Dictionary of Asian Mythology   Quick reference

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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 British Place Names

A Dictionary of British Place Names   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Names studies, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
288,089 words
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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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
381,841 words
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‘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 and Management in the Middle East and North Africa

A Dictionary of Business and Management in the Middle East and North Africa   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
31,865 words
Over 250 entries This innovative dictionary provides authoritative and easy-to-understand A–Z definitions of terms encountered in the area of business and management in the ... 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:
57,164 words
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Over 650 entries This accessible new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms, approaches, and techniques in the area of business ... 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:
236,280 words
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2
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 Cultural Anthropology

A Dictionary of Cultural Anthropology   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Anthropology
Length:
46,253 words
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Over 400 entries This new dictionary provides concise, authoritative definitions for a range of concepts relating to cultural anthropology, as well as important findings and ... More
A Dictionary of Disaster Management

A Dictionary of Disaster Management   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Environment, Sociology
Length:
32,168 words
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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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
295,656 words
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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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
281,527 words
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122
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

A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
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
A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
269,058 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 Finance and Banking

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
245,109 words
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Over 5,300 entries. The new edition of this best-selling Dictionary has been fully revised and updated, with over 1,000 entries either new or revised. These focus in particular ... More
A Dictionary of Gangs

A Dictionary of Gangs   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology, Law
Length:
35,191 words
Over 250 entries This new dictionary gives a concise overview of key words used in the study and understanding of gangs. Broad in scope, it covers colloquialisms used in gang ... More
A Dictionary of Gender Studies

A Dictionary of Gender Studies   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology, Politics
Length:
45,466 words
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5
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 Geography

A Dictionary of Geography (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
267,650 words
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127
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 Human Geography

A Dictionary of Human Geography   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Human Geography
Length:
334,872 words
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15
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

A Dictionary of Human Resource Management (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
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 Marketing

A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
194,530 words
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Over 2,100 entries An accessible and wide-ranging A–Z, providing over 2,100 entries on topics spanning terms for traditional marketing techniques (from strategy, positioning, ... More
A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
41,978 words
Over 300 entries This accessible dictionary provides authoritative definitions of terms in the field of organizational behaviour. Coverage spans ethics, stress and well-being, ... More
A Dictionary of Political Biography

A Dictionary of Political Biography (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
390,446 words
Over 870 entries Compiled by an expert team of contributors, this dictionary covers all the major figures in world politics of the twentieth century. ... More
A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in China

A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in China   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
27,933 words
Over 230 entries This new dictionary defines critical terms relating to China’s politics since 1949. It comprises succinct definitions covering core political structures, ... More
A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India

A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in India   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
30,162 words
Over 280 entries This new dictionary covers India’s core political structures, ideologies, and practices, as well as individuals, groups, and concerns that are essential to ... More
A Dictionary of Politics in the Middle East

A Dictionary of Politics in the Middle East   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
37,344 words
Over 300 entries This dictionary provides a useful overview of the wide array of political structures and systems that comprise the contemporary Middle East. From Turkey through ... More
A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

A Dictionary of Social Research Methods   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Sociology
Length:
38,930 words
Over 400 entries This new dictionary offers succinct, clear, expert explanations of key terms from both method and methodology in social research. It covers the whole range of ... More
A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
270,709 words
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19
Over 1,700 entries The new edition of this dictionary has been fully revised to provide up-to-date definitions of terms from the field of social care, concentrating on social ... More
Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Dictionary of the Social Sciences   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
353,649 words
Oxford's unprecedented Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language ... More

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