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Author Gilliver, Peter, author.

Title The making of the Oxford English dictionary / Peter Gilliver.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Peter Gilliver tells the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its beginnings in the middle of the nineteenth century to the present. Drawing extensively on archival and other sources, he traces the conception of the idea of the Dictionary in the 1850s right up to the launching of the Dictionary as an online database in 2000 and beyond.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 8, 2016).
Subject Oxford English dictionary.
English language -- Lexicography.
ISBN 9780191826092 (ebook) No price