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Who's Who in the Classical World

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Tony Spawforth.

January 2003; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: biography (historical, political, and military). 564 pages.315810 words.

Focusing exclusively on real people, this is a dictionary of ancient biography, covering Greek and Roman history and politics, literature, philosophy, science, and art. Shorter entries...

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A Dictionary of Biology

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

January 2008; published online January 2008.

Book. Subjects: biological sciences. 5492 pages.312715 words.

Fully revised and updated, the sixth edition of this dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, as well as key terms from medicine and...

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A Dictionary of Public Health

Edited by John M. Last.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: public health and epidemiology. 4884 pages.299795 words.

‘This book covers a unique balance of the most significant terms and phrases as well as specialized vocabulary related to the issues and trends in the multidisciplinary nature...

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

James D. Hart.

January 1986; published online January 2002.

Book. Subjects: literary reference works. 2208 pages.339304 words.

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 past and present. This concise...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

January 2013; published online January 2013.

Book. Subjects: social and cultural history. 774 pages.710219 words.

Over 700 entries

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in...

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The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

Robin Lenman.

Edited by Angela Nicholson.

January 2005; published online January 2006.

Book. Subjects: photography and photographs. 1716 pages.512036 words.

unique, totally relevant, and helps define a medium’, Ralph Gibson

This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by Angela Nicholson.

Compiled by an...

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

Bryan A. Garner.

January 2000; published online January 2002.

Book. Subjects: usage and grammar guides. 2330 pages.195020 words.

What is the singular of 'paparazzi'? Is 'graffiti' singular or plural? Should I say 'empathic' or 'empathetic'? What is the correct pronunciation of 'concierge'?

In this book of...

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The Oxford Companion to the Body

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

January 2001; published online January 2003.

Book. Subjects: biological sciences. 1030 pages.938329 words.

The Oxford Companion to the Body is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of the body. It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function...

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

January 1995; published online January 2004.

Book. Subjects: literary reference works. 5329 pages.643947 words.

For more than half a century, The Oxford Companion to American Literature has been an unparalleled guide to America's literary culture, providing one of the finest resources to this...

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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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