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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
378,248 words
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Over 4,500 entries This dictionary is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind, covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Literature
Length:
308,875 words
Over 1,500 entries For nearly half a century, James D. Hart's Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both ... More
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
1.07 million words
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Harry Parkin Over 43,000 entries ‘“What’s in a name?” Juliet asked as she and Romeo tried to puzzle their way around the troubling ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
264,683 words
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Over 4,000 entries This informative A to Z provides clear, jargon-free definitions of a wide variety of mathematical terms. Its articles cover both pure and applied mathematics ... More
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1.03 million words
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‘Concise, current information … highly recommended’ – Choice, the magazine of the American Library Association Over 2,800 entries This authoritative dictionary provides ... More
A Dictionary of Nursing

A Dictionary of Nursing (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
365,860 words
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Over 10,000 entries The new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (3 rev. ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
803,361 words
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‘a valuable piece of scholarship, and the definitive reference work on architecture and landscape design’ – Hannah Malone, Architectural ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
1.08 million words
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129 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration is a first-of-its-kind transnational survey of the field of educational administration ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
671,148 words
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75 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology brings together leading scholars from the vast and varied global domain of educational psychology and its allied ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of European Union Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of European Union Politics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.54 million words
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This encyclopedia offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on the European integration process. Under the editorial directorship of Finn Laursen and associate editors Derek ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education

Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
848,584 words
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91 entries As schools in all countries move toward being more inclusive of all learners, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education provides policy makers, ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy

The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.23 million words
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This encyclopedia reviews and interprets a broad array of social science and humanities research on LGBT people, politics, and public policy around the world. The articles are organized ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Linguistics, Language reference
Length:
1.21 million words
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The field of morphology has gained increasing importance in contemporary linguistics with the realization that it can no longer be narrowly construed as the study of the means by which ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
940,378 words
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Over 90 entries This encyclopedia traces the development and future of research on political decision making through an exploration of its central ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Foreign Relations

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Foreign Relations   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1.22 million words
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More than 111 scholarly articles The study of US foreign relations is one of the most dynamic fields of American history. The availability of new sources in recent years has ... More
Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
Length:
573,028 words
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‘“No home should be without one” certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary’ – Journal of the Institute of Health Education Over 12,500 entries This ... More
Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names

Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Current Version:
2020
This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers continents, countries, regions, islands, bays, capes, cities, towns, deserts, lakes, ... More
A Dictionary of Chemistry

A Dictionary of Chemistry (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Chemistry
Length:
312,067 words
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Over 5,000 entries Clear and authoritative, this popular dictionary provides an invaluable guide to every aspect of chemistry and its related fields. Its coverage is broad, ... More
A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
249,694 words
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Over 8,000 entries This is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind, covering the key areas of construction and civil engineering. This new edition has been fully ... More
A Dictionary of Dentistry

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
286,087 words
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This dictionary covers thousands of important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary dental or medical ... More
A Dictionary of Ethics

A Dictionary of Ethics   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
12,682 words
This authoritative dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of key terms from ethical theory and touches upon a variety of relevant subfields including metaethics, normative ethics, ... More
A Dictionary of Film Studies

A Dictionary of Film Studies (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
342,731 words
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Over 550 entries This dictionary covers all aspects of its discipline as it is currently taught at undergraduate level. Offering exhaustive and authoritative coverage, this A-Z ... More
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
467,031 words
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‘can really claim to offer comprehensive coverage of the earth sciences’ TES Over 10,000 entries This leading dictionary covers all areas of geoscience, including ... More
A Dictionary of Media and Communication

A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
274,252 words
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Over 3,600 entries ‘…not only a dictionary of communication and media but also a liberal education that enables users to see interesting relationships between many of the ... More
A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
406,952 words
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Over 6,000 entries This best-selling dictionary covers all aspects of zoology, including terms from ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms

The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (4 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
241,992 words
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Over 10,000 entries What is it to ‘cock a snook’? Where is the land of Nod? Who was first to go the extra mile? Find the answers to these questions (and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.07 million words
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Over 100 entries This encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on African politics ever produced. In these peer-reviewed entries, ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
Length:
916,282 words
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This comprehensive collection of 71 peer-reviewed articles presents an authoritative overview of the role and impacts of agriculture on the natural and human environments, from its origins ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Society and culture, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
989,330 words
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In the past four decades the field of Asian American literary and cultural studies has grown enormously, expanding its areas of inquiry beyond the reflections on national identity and ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education

Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on Teacher Education   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
787,938 words
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85 entries This collection of essays on teacher education encompasses the breadth of significant scholarship from some of the best-known educational scholars and emerging ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health Economics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Health Economics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
1.09 million words
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479
Over 80 entries Health Economics is a large and vibrant area of economics that has expanded rapidly over the past fifty years. This encyclopedia brings together leading scholars ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
989,451 words
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104 scholarly articles Scholarly, public, practitioner, and policymaker interest in journalism is both long-standing and on the rise. It is a field in ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latina and Latino Literature   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Literature, Literary texts, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
919,671 words
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Latina/o literature is a growing field of study. It is both an emerging literature and a rich historical one that continues to be documented and uncovered in archival and personal ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Governance

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Governance   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
999,890 words
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Natural hazards present significant challenges for managing risk and vulnerability. It is crucial to understand how communities, nations, and international regimes and organizations ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Politics and Religion   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Religion
Length:
1.04 million words
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Over 100 entries This encyclopedia brings together leading scholars to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on politics and religion ever produced. Editors in ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods in Education

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods in Education   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
916,980 words
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30
99 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Qualitative Research Methods in Education has brought together scholars from across the globe who use qualitative methods in ... 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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20
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 Biology

A Dictionary of Biology (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
401,518 words
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Over 5,800 entries This new eighth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent progress in the fields of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, with particular ... More
A Dictionary of Biomedicine

A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Over 10,000 entries This new edition fills the need to define the specialist language used within an evolving field by offering clear, concise definitions of even the most ... 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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
31,864 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 Energy Science

A Dictionary of Energy Science   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology, Environmental Science
Length:
41,441 words
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Over 700 entries This new dictionary covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world’s energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology’s ... 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 Mechanical Engineering

A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
288,152 words
Illustration(s):
429
Over 8,000 entries This Dictionary provides definitions and explanations for mechanical engineering terms in clear and concise A to Z entries, many illustrated. This new edition ... More
A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour   Quick reference

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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 Physics

A Dictionary of Physics (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Physics
Length:
305,316 words
Illustration(s):
358
Over 4,000 entries This new eighth edition has been fully updated to reflect progress in physics and related fields. It sees expansion to the areas of cosmology, astrophysics, ... More
A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (4 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
351,905 words
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81
Over 7,700 entries This new fourth edition has been completely revised and updated, covering all aspects in the field of plant sciences including biochemistry, plant physiology, ... More
A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in China

A Dictionary of Politics and International Relations in China   Quick reference

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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

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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 Publishing

A Dictionary of Publishing   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
27,619 words
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This new dictionary covers the full range of publishing-related topics, defining terms encountered in the processes of editing, producing, printing, and distributing books and digital ... More

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