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The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)   

Reference type: QuotationCurrent Version: 2008

Subject: QuotationsLength: 248,367 words

Over 5,700 quotations This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell ...More


Black Women in America

Black Women in America (2 ed.)  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2005

Subject: History, Regional and National HistoryLength: 1.18 million wordsIllustration(s): 446

2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America, ...More


Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2013

Subject: Language reference, History of English, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studiesLength: 1.34 million wordsIllustration(s): 10

Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and ...More


The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)   

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2003

Subject: Performing arts, TheatreLength: 492,086 words

This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical ...More


A Dictionary of Creation Myths

A Dictionary of Creation Myths 

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2009

Subject: Society and culture, Customs and Traditions, Social sciences, Regional and Area StudiesLength: 97,640 words

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


Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2008

Subject: Art & Architecture, PhilosophyLength: 1.92 million wordsIllustration(s): 97

The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the first reference work to survey the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society from classical philosophy to ...More


Encyclopedia of Evolution

Encyclopedia of Evolution 

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2005

Subject: Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, AnthropologyLength: 958,516 wordsIllustration(s): 261

2002 Booklist Top 10 Science Reference Sources 2002 Choice Outstanding Title 2003 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 370 entries A comprehensive ...More


The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2011

Subject: Art & ArchitectureLength: 1.65 million wordsIllustration(s): 674

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art. ...More


The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2008

Subject: Art & ArchitectureLength: 681,049 wordsIllustration(s): 184

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. ...More


Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Encyclopedia of Human Rights  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2009

Subject: Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciencesLength: 1.75 million words

The five-volume Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries ...More


Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French  

Reference type: Bilingual DictionaryCurrent Version: 2003

Subject: Bilingual dictionariesLength: 289,131 words

Essential vocabulary, clear translations, usage and grammar help in this French-English dictionary.



Oxford Business French Dictionary: French-English

Oxford Business French Dictionary: French-English  

Reference type: Bilingual DictionaryCurrent Version: 2003

Subject: Bilingual dictionariesLength: 216,236 words

Essential vocabulary, clear translations, usage and grammar help in this French-English dictionary.



Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish

Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish  

Reference type: Bilingual DictionaryCurrent Version: 2003

Subject: Bilingual dictionariesLength: 247,653 words

Essential vocabulary, clear translations, usage and grammar help in this English-Spanish dictionary.



The Oxford Classical Dictionary

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (3 rev. ed.)  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2005

Subject: Classical studies, HistoryLength: 2.00 million wordsIllustration(s): 5

'a delight for anyone with any curiosity about the roots of our Western culture ... a browser's paradise, and I would think a researcher's quick rescuer' Arthur Miller, London ...More


The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2013

Subject: Literature, Literary studies - poetry and poetsLength: 459,311 words

Over 1,400 entries This impressive Companion is an extensive guide to the lives of influential poets writing in English, in Britain and around the world, ...More


The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (1 ed.)  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2003

Subject: Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, TheatreLength: 486,965 wordsIllustration(s): 2

This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original editors in 2011. From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of the Sonnets to the misprints in the ...More

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph   

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2006

Subject: Art & ArchitectureLength: 512,036 wordsIllustration(s): 99

'unique, totally relevant, and helps define a medium', Ralph Gibson This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by Angela Nicholson. Compiled by an ...More


An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age  

Reference type: Subject ReferenceCurrent Version: 2009

Subject: History, modern history (1700 to 1945), LiteratureLength: 547,072 words

"An outstanding work of reference" ?? THES For the first time in this innovative reference book the Romantic Age is surveyed across all aspects of British ...More