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The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
24 words

Dollar sign, denoting ‘all the *signatures’; used in *collational formulas with a figure indicating number of signed leaves

1989

1989   Reference library

David Ost

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,962 words

Starting with roundtable negotiations in Poland in February and culminating in the fall of the Berlin Wall in November, 1989

1989

1989   Reference library

David Ost

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,461 words

Improbably, the major international developments of 1989 were all on display in the headlines of a single day, 4 June.

1992

1992   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Economics (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
67 words
The programme of the European Community (EC) aimed at unifying its *internal market by 1992. The target was the elimination of all barriers to the movement of goods, people, and capital ... More
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A Dictionary of African Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

A popular term in parts of West Africa that refers to scams, fraud, and confidence tricksters. Originating in Nigeria, ‘...

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to International Relations

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,840 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Jeffrey Melnick

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,372 words

Almost immediately after four hijacked planes crashed on 11 September 2011 conversations started about how the tragedy should be understood

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to American Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
1,843 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

9/11

9/11   Reference library

Michael Cox

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1,828 words

Judging the significance of any major event is never easy. Inevitably, new events come along to make what once appeared

A

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

The first letter of the modern English alphabet was known as ailm [pine] in the ogham alphabet of early Ireland.

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A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
26 words

1. In connection with car rental, this indicates an automatic vehicle rather than one with gear levers. 2. As a

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A Dictionary of Ecology (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015

The usual abbreviation for *year (from the Latin annus, meaning year).

à Becket, Thomas, Jr.

à Becket, Thomas, Jr. (19 July 1843)   Reference library

Martha Furman Schleifer

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
250 words

He studied music with his father Thomas à Becket Sr. (b 17 March 1808; d 6 Jan 1890

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800

20a The History of the Book in Britain, c.1475–1800   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
6,011 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

1 Origins 2 The Stationers’ Company 3 Beyond London 4 MS circulation and playbooks 5 Religious publishing 6 Copyright and

43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands

43a The History of the Book in Southeast Asia (1): The Islands   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
2,543 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Illustration(s):
1

1 General introduction 2 Writing systems 3 Dating systems 4 Book forms 5 Printed books

1 General introduction

The region of

A&M.

A&M.   Reference library

David Buckley

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
286 words

Record company. It was founded in Los Angeles in 1962 by the former US army trumpeter Herb Alpert and the

A&W Root Beer Stands

A&W Root Beer Stands   Reference library

Andrew F. Smith

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013

On 20 June 1919, Roy Allen opened a root beer stand in Lodi, California, brewing the beverage from a

A*

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
113 words

A *grade originally awarded for exceptionally good performance in any subject at *General Certificate of Secondary Education.

A-10A

A-10A   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002

a heavily armored plane designed to destroy tanks and constructed around its powerful 30 mm gun and enormous munitions drum.

A-bracket

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
23 words

the triangular bracket that extends from the hull of a powered vessel to give support to the propeller shafts.

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