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The Dictionary of National Biography

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 1900 A new DNB the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography was published in print and online in 2004 The online version is updated regularly

Oxford : Oxford University Press MLA Citation Matthew H C G and Harrison Brian Howard and British Academy The Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000 / edited by H C G Matthew and Brian Harrison Oxford University Press Oxford 2004 Australian/Harvard

2020-8-18The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography also includes over 10 000 portrait illustrations - everything from coins and death masks to photographs by Cecil Beaton and Man Ray which are fully searchable Access to the original dnb - The online edition also offers access to the complete text of the first 33-volume Dictionary of National Biography

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture worldwide from the Romans to the 21st century The Dictionary offers concise up-to-date biographies written by named specialist authors It is overseen by academic editors at Oxford University UK and

Participants in the Pentland rising (act 1666) were a group of committed presbyterians of the south and west of Scotland who in 1666 smarting from military and fiscal oppression and led by ministers and former army officers launched a rebellion against the government of Charles II and the episcopal regime in Scotland The background to the rising lies in the teething troubles experienced by

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Plus Index of

2004-9-23The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is 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 from the ancient (explorer Pytheas of the 4th Century BC) to the modern (Princess Diana)

2020-8-11Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Restricted Access Description: UMD has access no need to Sign in once on the Oxford page Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases Biographies of more than 50 000 noteworthy people no longer living who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles Portraits

Participants in the Pentland rising (act 1666) were a group of committed presbyterians of the south and west of Scotland who in 1666 smarting from military and fiscal oppression and led by ministers and former army officers launched a rebellion against the government of Charles II and the episcopal regime in Scotland The background to the rising lies in the teething troubles experienced by

2009-3-26BRING YOUR DNB INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY This new book drawn from the award-winning Oxford Dictionary of National Biography brings together the life stories of more than 800 men and women who have shaped all aspects of the British past and who died between 2001 and 2004 These are the people responsible for some of the major developments in the United Kingdom during

George Smith (1824—1901) publisher businessman and founder of the Dictionary of National Biography Leslie Stephen (1832—1904) author literary critic and first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography Sir Sidney Lee (1859—1926) second editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and literary scholar View all related overviews

Participants in the Pentland rising (act 1666) were a group of committed presbyterians of the south and west of Scotland who in 1666 smarting from military and fiscal oppression and led by ministers and former army officers launched a rebellion against the government of Charles II and the episcopal regime in Scotland The background to the rising lies in the teething troubles experienced by

2 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) is the national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture worldwide from the Romans to the 21st century The Dictionary offers concise up-to-date biographies written by named specialist authors

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Advanced search epitomist or national icon (19) hoax or mystery (16) patron saint (6) Open Section lifestyle (417) confidant (4) courtesan (31) eccentric (47) hedonist (10) hermit or recluse (31) libertine (23) Man of fashion (18) miser (9)

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of more than 60 000 men and women who have shaped British history and culture worldwide from the Romans to the 21st century Subjects Biography Formats Online Database Audience Secondary Students

Oxford : Oxford University Press MLA Citation Matthew H C G and Harrison Brian Howard and British Academy The Oxford dictionary of national biography : in association with the British Academy : from the earliest times to the year 2000 / edited by H C G Matthew and Brian Harrison Oxford University Press Oxford 2004 Australian/Harvard

Welcome to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Over 60 000 biographies 72 million words 11 000 portraits of significant influential or notorious figures who shaped British history – perform advanced search Life of the day now available by email or RSS feed Have questions about how to use the redesigned website?

Participants in the Pentland rising (act 1666) were a group of committed presbyterians of the south and west of Scotland who in 1666 smarting from military and fiscal oppression and led by ministers and former army officers launched a rebellion against the government of Charles II and the episcopal regime in Scotland The background to the rising lies in the teething troubles experienced by

– -- The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography including a brief history but with the focus on its electronic format -- A historical account of the forerunner publication is provided followed by consideration of the content of the new electronic version in contrast to that provided in the earlier print editions

2 The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the classic source for biographical information on the United Kingdom and the British Empire with nearly 58 000 biographies and nearly 11 000 portraits Typical entries include a brief bibliography and relevant archival sources Full-text searching makes the Oxford DNB much more than simply a biographical source

Founded in 1882 by George Smith The Concise Dictionary from the beginnings to 1921 being an epitome of the main work and its supplement to which is added an epitome of the twentieth century volumes covering 1901-1921 Hard back edition Binding loose on lower

2020-8-11Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Restricted Access Description: UMD has access no need to Sign in once on the Oxford page Accessing remotely? Follow regular remote sign in procedures for databases Biographies of more than 50 000 noteworthy people no longer living who inhabited or were connected with the British Isles Portraits

2020-8-12SFU Library Database Record for Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: An illustrated collection of thousands of specially written medium-length biographies of prominent British people and also foreigners who have influenced British history Does not include articles on people who are still alive

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is 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 The stories of these lives - told in substantial authoritative and readable articles - have been published simultaneously in 60 print volumes and online

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is the national record of more than 60 000 men and women who have shaped British history and culture worldwide from the Romans to the 21st century Subjects Biography Formats Online Database Audience Secondary Students

Founded in 1882 by George Smith The Concise Dictionary from the beginnings to 1921 being an epitome of the main work and its supplement to which is added an epitome of the twentieth century volumes covering 1901-1921 Hard back edition Binding loose on lower