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A Dictionary of Statistics

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

January 2008; published online January 2008.

Book. Subjects: probability and statistics. 2243 pages.124703 words.

‘...this gem of statistical terms is highly recommended to users of statistics at all levels’ - Significance (the magazine of the Royal Statistical Society)

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A Dictionary of Law

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

Published online January 2009.

Book. Subjects: law. 4572 pages.382593 words.

‘Precision for the professional is combined with a layman's enlightenment’ Times Educational Supplement

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The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

John Everett-Heath.

Published online January 2010.

Book. Subjects: names studies. 9372 pages.455959 words.

From Aachen to Zyrardów, this dictionary gives the history, meanings, and origin of an enormous range of country, region, island, city, and town names from around the world. In doing so, it...

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The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Ann Lee Morgan.

January 2007; published online January 2007.

Book. Subjects: art. 1468 pages.418921 words.

The first one-volume dictionary of American Art to be published in thirty years, this essential resource’s 945 alphabetically-arranged entries offer an insightful and informative view of...

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A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

James Stevens Curl.

January 2006; published online January 2006.

Book. Subjects: architecture. 6162 pages.608036 words.

‘Splendid...much more perceptive than its recent predecessors...you can't have a more concise, entertaining and informative guide to the words of architecture’, Architectural...

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Atlas of the World's Religions

Frederick Denny.

November 2007; published online November 2007.

Book. Subjects: society and culture; Islam. 20 pages.

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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 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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