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The Cambridge biographical encyclopedia

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Alphabetically arranged entries provide information on the life, work, and achievements of over 26,000 individuals.

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Computer network resources
Biographical dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Crystal
ISBN: 0521630991 9780521630993
OCLC Number: 37545535
Description: xi, 1179 pages : genealogical tables ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Preface --
How to use The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia --
Abbreviations --
A-Z entries --
Ready reference.
Other Titles: Biographical encyclopedia
Responsibility: edited by David Crystal.
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The Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia is the authoritative single-volume reference work on people, both living and dead: a reliable source of information on over 26,000 figures, fully  Read more...


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