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Who's Who


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Accessible, authoritative and enlightening, these are the definitive biographical guides to a diverse range of subjects drawn from literature and the arts, history and politics, religion and mythology.

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Who's Who in Dickens

Who's Who in Dickens

2nd Edition

By Donald Hawes
November 07, 2001

Who's Who in Dickens is an accessible guide to the many characters in Charles Dickens' fiction. Dickens' characters are strikingly portrayed and have become a vital part of our cultural heritage - Scrooge has become a by-word for stinginess, Uriah Heep for unctuousness. From the much loved Oliver ...

Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre

Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe
December 13, 2002

Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre is a lively and accessible biographical guide to the key figures in contemporary drama. All who enjoy the theatre will find their pleasure enhanced and their knowledge extended by this fascinating work of reference. Its distinctive blend of information, ...

Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century

Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century

2nd Edition

Edited By Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon
February 21, 2003

Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to the Mid-Twentieth Century is a comprehensive and fascinating survey of the key figures in gay and lesbian history from classical times to the mid-twentieth century. Among those included are:* Classical heroes - Achilles; Aeneas; Ganymede* ...

Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History From World War II to the Present Day

Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: From World War II to the Present Day

2nd Edition

Edited By Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon
December 06, 2002

Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:* controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk* pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George* groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers - ...

Who's Who in Jewish History After the period of the Old Testament

Who's Who in Jewish History: After the period of the Old Testament

1st Edition

By New edition revised by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Joan Comay
September 13, 1995

From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete and thoroughly updated reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture. Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides:* detailed biographical ...

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East

1st Edition

By Gwendolyn Leick
November 09, 2001

What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East...

Who's Who in Jewish History

Who's Who in Jewish History

3rd Edition

By New edition revised by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Joan Comay
November 07, 2001

From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture. Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides:* detailed biographical information on each leading ...

Who's Who in Shakespeare

Who's Who in Shakespeare

1st Edition

By Hamish Johnson, Peter Quennell
November 07, 2001

Who's Who in Shakespeare presents a complete and handy guide to the men and women who throng Shakespeare's plays. It provides:* detailed biographical information on each leading figure* analyses of the role and significance of each minor figure* a reliable guide to the huge Shakespearian canon for ...

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