Dictionary of Jewish Biography

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441197842

Category: Reference

Page: 382

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From Abraham to Saul Bellow, from Moses Maimonides to Woody Allen, from the Baal Shem Tov to Albert Einstein, this comprehensive dictionary of Jewish biographies provides a first point of entry into the fascinating richness of the Jewish heritage. Modelled on the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Christian Biography (Continuum 2001) and with the advice of leading Jewish scholars, the Dictionary of Jewish Biography provides a rapid reference to those Jewish men and women who have, over the last four thousand years, contributed to the life of the Jewish people and the history of the Jewish religion. This dictionary will prove essential for general readers interested in the evolution of Judaism from ancient times to the present day, a perfect study aid for students and teachers. Designed as an accessible reference tool, this volume is an indispensable guide for anyone interested in the history of the Jewish people - the uninitiated will become initiated; the curious will become informed; the informed will now have a handy reference tool.
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Dictionary of National Biography(faed-Muybridge)

Author: Sidney Lee

Publisher: Arkose Press

ISBN: 9781344776592

Category:

Page: 694

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The Dictionary of National Biography

Founded in 1882 by George Smith Volume 2

Author: Leslie Stephen,Sidney Lee,C. S. Nicholls

Publisher: Palala Press

ISBN: 9781354992142

Category:

Page: 470

View: 3762

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 2005-2008

Author: Lawrence Goldman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199671540

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1264

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This book, drawn from the award-winning online Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, tells the story of our recent past through the lives of those who shaped national life.
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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Martindale-Meynell

Author: Henry Colin Gray Matthew,Brian Howard Harrison,British Academy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198613879

Category: Biography

Page: 1006

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55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2002.
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Leslie Stephen and the New Dictionary of National Biography

Leslie Stephen Lecture, Delivered 25 October 1995

Author: H. C. G. Matthew

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521598743

Category: History

Page: 37

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Colin Matthew, editor of the New Dictionary of National Biography, shows how the work of an eminent Victorian, Leslie Stephen, relates directly to a great scholarly undertaking by today's academic community.
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DNB

Author: Leslie Stephen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Great Britain

Page: N.A

View: 9001

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Brief Lives

Twentieth-century Pen Portraits from the Dictionary of National Biography

Author: Colin Matthew,Henry Colin Gray Matthew

Publisher: Getty Center for Education in

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 601

View: 8993

Drawn from the archives of The Dictionary of National Biography and collected for the first time in a single volumes, Brief Lives consists of 150 sharply drawn profiles of the men and women who have helped shape British national life this century. From Harry Lauder to Jacqueline du Pre, W. H. Auden to the Duchess of Windsor, these profiles combine wit and insight with lively and entertaining prose, anecdote, and private information. Discover: Kingley Amis on Sir John Betjeman Michael Kitson on Sir Anthony Blunt Stephen Spender on W. H. Auden Richard Ellmann on T. S. Eliot Yehudi Menuhin on Jacqueline du Pre Alan Bennett on Russell Harty Donald Trelfold on Sir Len Hutton David Cecil on Virginia Woolf
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