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dictionary of biographical reference

Lawrence B. Phillips

dictionary of biographical reference

by Lawrence B. Phillips

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Published by Akademische Druck- u, Verlagsanstalt in Graz, Austria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Biography -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Lawrence B. Phillips.
    GenreDictionaries., Bibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 1038 p.
    Number of Pages1038
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16589914M

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      Widely praised, Greenwood's Biographical Dictionary of American Educators (Greenwood, ) quickly became a standard reference work for students and scholars of American education. This new volume includes biographical sketches of more than notable researchers, leaders, reformers, critics, and practitioners Author: Bud Hannings. Yes, a dictionary is a reference book. There are many different dictionaries on almost every subject. Asked in Parts of Speech, Adjectives and Articles, Nouns.

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Graz, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, (OCoLC) Online version: Phillips, Lawrence B. (Lawrence Barnett), Dictionary of biographical reference. Graz, Akademische Druck- und Verlagsanstalt, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film is a reference book written by film critic David Thomson, originally published by Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd in under the title A Biographical Dictionary of Cinema.

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