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Oxford dictionary of national biography.

Author: British Academy.; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004-
Edition/Format:   Website : Document : Updating database   Continually Updated Resource   Computer File : English : Online edView all editions and formats
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Over a twelve-year period a distinguished supervisory committee from the University of Oxford, with a grant from the British Academy, has coordinated the work of 10,000 specialists worldwide to recreate one of the great English reference works. The result is the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography--a collection of 50,000 specially written biographies of men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic reference sources
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Dictionary of national biography
(DLC) 20045444
(OCoLC)54778415
Material Type: Document, Updating database, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Continually Updated Resource
All Authors / Contributors: British Academy.; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198614128 0198614128
OCLC Number: 56568095
Notes: Title from home page (viewed Apr.6, 2017).
Published in association with the British Academy.
Description: 1 online resource : ill., ports.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Oxford DNB
Dictionary of national biography
DNB
ODNB

Abstract:

Over a twelve-year period a distinguished supervisory committee from the University of Oxford, with a grant from the British Academy, has coordinated the work of 10,000 specialists worldwide to recreate one of the great English reference works. The result is the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography--a collection of 50,000 specially written 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.

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