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Dictionary of National Biography

Dictionary of National Biography

concise dictionary of national biography

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The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of 50, 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 , from the ancient (explorer Pytheas of the 4th Century BC) to the modern (Princess Diana). Book description: The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is a collection of 50, 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 , from the ancient (explorer Pytheas of the 4th Century BC) to the modern (Princess Diana).Cited by:


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robarts, toronto. Sponsor. Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book. Dictionary of National Biography (v. ) by Smith George () Hardcover Hardcover. $ Next. Editorial Reviews Covering biographies from the earliest time to the yearthe Index of Contributors lists the authors of entries published in the Oxford DNB in Septemberand shows which articles each wrote or revised.

Author: Colin Matthew. About This Book []. The w:Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a volume compendium of short biographies of people associated with Britain, produced between and It is still an important secondary source for its subject matter.

The volumes were written and edited under the constraints of the late 19th century. Welcome to American National Biography Online. The life of a nation is told by the lives of its people Over 19, biographies of significant, influential or notorious figures from American history written by prominent scholars; Life of the day now available as an email to your inbox or by RSS feed; Have questions about how to use the redesigned website.

Internet Archive BookReader Dictionary of national biography. This volume contains the biographies of notable persons who died in the nine years The number of biographies included is greater than in the preceding volume, which covered ten years, and a somewhat ampler treatment of individual lives has been afforded.

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"The Dictionary of National Biography in four volumes, covering the period of includes biographical sketches of about Indians (and also foreigners who made India their home) who had made some tangible contribution to national life "--Preface.

Dictionary of National Biography by George Murray Smith, Sir Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee, H. Carless Davis, J. Weaver, Sir E.

Williams, About the Book. The definitive compendium of British biographies, originally commissioned by publisher George Murray Smith of Smith, Elder & co. A series of editors and a long list of. Item # DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee.

London: Smith, Elder, & Co., v.d. First edition. In 72 volumes, together with 1. 3 supplementary volumes New York: MacMillan & Co., 2. A concluding volume containing an Index and Epitome of the whole 3.

An errata volume These and all of the above volumes very. Apr 05,  · The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from The updated Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) was published on 23 September in 60 volumes and online.

Oct 28,  · This new book, drawn from the award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, brings together the life stories of more than individuals who died between and These are the people responsible for some of the major developments in national life during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.5/5(1).

Welcome to the online version of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada (DCB/DBC). Show More. New Biographies and Minor Corrections.

New Biography CARLI, ALEXANDRE. Minor Correction MATHEWS, ROBERT. New Biography McAVITY, GEORGE. It also contains The Concise Dictionary, which is a summary guide and index to the rest of the series, as well as the Supplement, which deals with people who died too late to be included in the earlier volumes.

The first volume of the Dictionary of National Biography appeared on 1 January About this Book Catalog Record Details. The Dictionary of national biography. View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain in the United States, Google-digitized.

Book. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Edited by H. Matthew, Brian Harrison and Lawrence Goldman. John Charles from Swansea was the finest footballer raised in Wales in the twentieth century, and the first Welshman to win fame in the international arena, starring as centre forward for the Italian club Juventus for five years and for Wales between and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Supplement Edited by Lawrence Goldman.

This book, drawn from the award-winning online Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, tells the story of our recent past through the lives of those who shaped national perloffphoto.coming on from the Oxford DNB's first supplement volume-noteworthy people who died between and this new volume offers.

John Foxe's Acts and Monuments (), better known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs, was essentially the first dictionary of biography in Europe, followed by Thomas Fuller's The History of the Worthies of England (), with a distinct focus on public life.

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Nov 08,  · 2 H. Matthew, Leslie Stephen and the New dictionary of national biography (Cambridge, ); Keith Thomas, Changing conceptions of national biography (Cambridge, ); see also Robert Faber and Brian Harrison, ‘The Dictionary of national biography: a publishing history’, in Robin Myers, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote, eds., Lives in print: biography and the book Author: James Raven.

Definition of biography noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.

Biography definition, a written account of another person's life: the biography of Byron by Marchand. See more. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Dates Covered & Contents: The ODNB is the definitive reference source for British biography.

It contains highly authoritative biographical profiles of nearly 60, people who shaped British history and culture for more than 2, years. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Dictionary of National Biography, The The Dictionary of National Biography ˌDictionary of ˌNational Biˈography, The (also the DNB) a book produced in the UK which contains short accounts of the lives of important people in British history and society, arranged in alphabetical order.

a book in many volumes containing the life stories of famous British people from the earliest historical period to the present time. It is published by Oxford University Press and was first completed in A new DNB, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, was published in print and online in The online version is updated regularly.

The Dictionary of National Biography Founded in by George Smith (Book) The Dictionary of National Biography Founded in by George Smith (Book) The Dictionary of National Biography Founded in by George Smith (Book). The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB) contains the life stories of over 60, people who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.

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What does DNB stand for? DNB abbreviation stands for Dictionary of National Biography.