The Professor And The Madman

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060994860
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The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.

The Professor And The Madman

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061807602
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The compilation of the OED, begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.

Summary And Analysis Of The Professor And The Madman A Tale Of Murder Insanity And The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Worth Books
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504044231
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This short summary and analysis of The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Supporting material to enhance ...

The Meaning Of Everything

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192805768
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Now available in paperback, The Meaning of Everything is the absorbing story behind the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

The Professor And The Madman Movie Tie In

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062692290
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New York Times Bestseller Simon Winchester’s classic about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary—soon to be a major motion picture starring Sean Penn and Mel Gibson.

Caught In The Web Of Words

Author: Katherine Maud Elisabeth Murray
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300089196
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"--Times (London) "A biography that possesses many of the virtues of James Murray himself--grace, humor, intelligence, curiosity, and scholarship.

The Making Of The Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Peter Gilliver
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191009687
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This book tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present.

Lost For Words

Author: Lynda Mugglestone
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300106992
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Examines the hidden history through which the Oxford English Dictionary came into being in a study that traces the personal battles involved in chronicling an ever-changing language.

The Men Who United The States

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006207962X
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Featuring 32 illustrations throughout the text, The Men Who United the States is a fresh look at the way in which the most powerful nation on earth came together.

Doctors Of Another Calling

Author: David K. C. Cooper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1611494672
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The material which they contributed formed a great part of the main foundation on
which the Dictionary was based. Under some of ... “The Professor and the
Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English
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