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The concise dictionary of national biography

The concise dictionary of national biography

being an epitome of the Dictionary of national biography and of the Twentieth Century DNB

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concise (kən-sīs′) adj. Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct. [Latin concīsus, past participle of concīdere, to cut up: com-, intensive pref.; see com- + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.] concise′ly adv. concise′ness n. concise (kənˈsaɪs) adj expressing much in few words; brief and to the point [C Concise dictionary. There were various versions of the Concise Dictionary of National Biography, which covered everyone in the main work but with much shorter articles; some were only two lines. The last edition, in three volumes, covered everyone who died before Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

The Dictionary of National Biography. The Concise Dictionary from the Beginnings to by Smith, George. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Dictionary of National Biography began in as an ambitious project spearheaded by George Smith to produce a biographical dictionary of prominent figures from Britain and Ireland from the earliest of times up to The efforts of hundreds of contributors resulted in a 22 volume alphabetical series containing thousands of biographies. This database contains .

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In his Leslie Stephen Lecture, commemorating the founder of the original Dictionary of National Biography, the celebrated historian Keith Thomas surveys the many earlier attempts at collective biography, considers the relationship of the.

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Over pages covering over a thousand years of British Rating: % positive. 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.The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB) has tens of thousands of biographies about men and women who’ve shaped British history, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.

Enjoy a sample of our content below, freely available on our open shelves. If you like what you see, you can find out how to access the complete Oxford DNB, which includes .