What's New: February 2021

February 18, 2021

February 2021 Oxford Reference update

This month one Quick Reference edition has been added to the site.

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


A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6th ed.)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski
Quick Reference

This authoritative 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, with a wide range of new entries from Tony Abbott, the European migration crisis, and ISIS to Narendra Modi, Hassan Rouhani, and UKIP. All existing entries have been brought up to date. Handy tables include lists of office-holders for countries and organizations and winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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