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The Dictionary of national biography, 1981-1985 : with an index covering the years 1901-1985 in one alphabetical series

Author: Robert Blake; C S Nicholls
Publisher: [Oxford] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Dictionary of national biography possesses an unrivalled reputation as the compendium of national achievement, combining scholarship with lively and entertaining prose. This supplement records the biographies of 280 distinguished men and women, for the most part British, who died between the beginning of 1981 and the end of 1985.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Biographies
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Blake; C S Nicholls
ISBN: 0198652100 9780198652106
OCLC Number: 20354912
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 518 pages ; 25 cm
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: edited by Lord Blake and C.S. Nicholls.
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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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