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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...