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The Oxford Book of Health Foods

J. G. Vaughan and P. A. Judd.

January 2003; published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: cookery, food, and drink. 121 pages.62608 words.

"A handy guide to more than a hundred types of food for which health claims have been made." Catholic Library World

The health food industry is...

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The Oxford Companion to Food

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

January 2006; published online January 2013.

Book. Subjects: cookery, food, and drink. 2711 pages.1074432 words.

Over 3,000 entries

The Oxford Companion to Food by Alan Davidson, first published in 1999, became, almost overnight, an immense success, winning prizes and accolades...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

January 2005; published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 7497 pages.2075655 words.

Uniquely authoritative and wide-ranging in its scope, The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church is the indispensable reference work on all aspects of the Christian Church. It contains...

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An A-Z of Food and Drink

Edited by John Ayto.

January 2002; published online January 2004.

Book. Subjects: cookery, food, and drink. 1390 pages.164569 words.

From absinthe to zabaglione, this dictionary reveals the origin, meaning, and development of a host of gastronomic terms.

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The Oxford Companion to Black British History

Edited by David Dabydeen, John Gilmore and Cecily Jones.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: British history. 448 pages.330374 words.

‘A magisterial excavation of black Britain...every student in the country should read it. ’, - Christina Patterson, The Independent

Essential reading for...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

Edited by Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

January 1996; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: theatre. 3383 pages.492086 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...

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Russian Literature

Catriona Kelly.

August 2001; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: literary studies (fiction, novelists, and prose writers); literary studies (European); literary theory and cultural studies. 182 pages.

Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction explores the place and importance of literature in Russian culture. How and when did a Russian national literature come into being? What shaped...

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Linguistics

P. H. Matthews.

April 2003; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: linguistics. 144 pages.

Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction considers a subject that falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which fascinating discoveries and important problems are found....

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Fascism

Kevin Passmore.

August 2002; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: political theory. 176 pages.

Fascism: A Very Short Introduction looks at the paradoxes of fascism through its origins in the political and social crisis of the late nineteenth century, the history of fascist movements...

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Northern Ireland

Marc Mulholland.

January 2003; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: British history; European history; political geography. 184 pages.

From the Plantation of Ulster in the seventeenth century to the entry into peace talks in the late twentieth century the Northern Irish people have been engaged in conflict — Catholic...

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