E-books: Biographical Reference

  • The Europa Directory of Literary Awards and Prizes book cover

    The Europa Directory of Literary Awards and Prizes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Leckey

    A complete guide to the major awards and prizes of the literary world.* An invaluable source of information on awards and prizes world-wide* Covers over 1,000 awards and prizes* Comprehensive background information on each award* Extensive contact details.Contents* Includes internationally awarded…

    eBook – 2015-12-22
    Routledge

  • Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders book cover

    Profiles of People in Power

    The World's Government Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Roger East, Richard J. Thomas

    This new work of biographical reference presents succinct narrative biographies of every serving head of state and head of government.Its content covers approximately 200 countries and territories and provides over 300 biographical profiles.Each country section contains:* A brief explanation of its…

    eBook – 2014-06-03
    Routledge

  • The 20th Century Go-N: Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 8 book cover

    The 20th Century Go-N

    Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 8, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays…

    eBook – 2014-03-05
    Routledge

  • Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography book cover

    Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hannavy

    The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in…

    eBook – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • The 17th and 18th Centuries: Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 4 book cover

    The 17th and 18th Centuries

    Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 4, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Routledge

  • The 20th Century A-GI: Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 7 book cover

    The 20th Century A-GI

    Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 7, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Routledge

  • The 20th Century O-Z: Dictionary of World Biography book cover

    The 20th Century O-Z

    Dictionary of World Biography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays…

    eBook – 2013-05-13
    Routledge

  • A Historical Dictionary of British Women book cover

    A Historical Dictionary of British Women

    2nd Edition

    By Cathy Hartley

    This reference book, containing the biographies of more than 1,100 notable British women from Boudicca to Barbara Castle, is an absorbing record of female achievement spanning some 2,000 years of British life.Most of the lives included are those of women whose work took them in some way before the…

    eBook – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies

    1st Edition

    By John D Wright

    Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln, Davis, Lee, Grant, Sherman, and Jackson, are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists, slaves, inventors, manufacturers, painters, lawyers, writers, spies,…

    eBook – 2012-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Middle Ages: Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 2 book cover

    The Middle Ages

    Dictionary of World Biography, Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank N. Magill

    Each volume of the Dictionary of World Biography contains 250 entries on the lives of the individuals who shaped their times and left their mark on world history. This is not a who's who. Instead, each entry provides an in-depth essay on the life and career of the individual concerned. Essays…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Human Rights book cover

    A Dictionary of Human Rights

    2nd Edition

    By David Robertson

    Edited by David Robertson

    This reference work reflects the growing international concern over human rights. It provides explanations of the terminology, issues, organizations and laws surrounding this emotive subject. A Dictionary of Human Rights features:* over 200 clear and concise mini-essays* alphabetical arrangement…

    eBook – 2004-11-25
    Routledge

  • International Who's Who in Poetry 2005 book cover

    International Who's Who in Poetry 2005

    13th Edition

    By Europa Publications

    The 13th edition of the International Who's Who in Poetry is a unique and comprehensive guide to the leading lights and freshest talent in poetry today. Containing biographies of more than 4,000 contemporary poets world-wide, this essential reference work provides truly international coverage. In…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Routledge
    International Who's Who in Poetry

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