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The dictionary of national biography : from the earliest times to 1900 / 1981/85 1981-1985 : with an index covering the years 1901-1985 in one alphabetical series.

Author: George Smith; Leslie Stephen; Robert Blake; Christine S Nicholls; Edgar T Williams
Publisher: London u.a. : Smith & Elder u.a., 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume includes biographies of 380 prominent men and women, mostly British, who died between 1 January 1981 and 31 December 1985. This is the first DNB 20th century supplement to span only five  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Smith; Leslie Stephen; Robert Blake; Christine S Nicholls; Edgar T Williams
ISBN: 0198652100 9780198652106
OCLC Number: 165477915
Description: XIII, 518 S.
Contents: Selected contents: Kingsley Amis on John Betjeman; Michael Foot on James Cameron; Ian Gilmour on R.A. Butler; Bernard Levin on Rebecca West; Sheridan Morley on David Niven and Ralph Richardson; Derek Nimmo on John Le Mesurier; Barry Took on Dick Emery; Mark Tully on Indira Gandhi; Ursula Vaughan Williams on Imogen Holst; Richard Baker on Roy Plomley; David Piper on Kenneth Clark; Roy Jenkins on Lord Harlech; Margot Fonteyn on Lydia Lopokova; David Jacobs on Billy Fury and Matt Monro; John Wain on Robert Graves and Philip Larkin; Auberon Waugh on Alec Waugh; Woodrow Wyatt on Arthur Koestler; Julian Amery on Alan Lennox-Boyd; Robert Armstrong on Lord Redcliffe-Maud; Marius Goring on Dame Flora Robson; Paul Johnson on J.B Priestley; Bernard Lovell on Martin Ryle; Nigel Nicolson on Enid Bagnold; Peter Rawlinson on Lord Diplock; Michael Stewart on George Brown; Sir John Summerson on Nikolaus Pevsner
Responsibility: founded in 1882 by George Smith. Ed. by Leslie Stephen ...

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"A glittering, and at times an imaginative, collection."--Weekend Financial Times"A predictable delight....How often was the DNB mentioned by one of his castaways as the work, apart from the Bible or Read more...

 
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