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Oxford dictionary of national biography

Author: H C G Matthew; Brian Harrison; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Presents information on the lives of the peoples of the British Isles and their connections overseas, from the earliest times to recent years. It is the product of research instituted at the University of Oxford and funded by the British Academy and by Oxford University Press. Provides full, accurate, concise, and readable articles on noteworthy people in all walks of life. No living person is included.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H C G Matthew; Brian Harrison; British Academy.
ISBN: 019861411X 9780198614111
OCLC Number: 56655031
Notes: Published in association with the British Academy.
Description: 60 v. (61, 440 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Dictionary of national biography
Responsibility: editors, H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison.
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Presents a collection of 50,000 biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past, from the earliest times to the end of the year 2000. It contains 10,000 portrait  Read more...

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