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True Biographies of Nations

The Cultural Journeys of Dictionaries of National Biography

Karen Fox


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ISBN: 9781760462741
Published: April 2019

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Dictionaries
of national biography are a long-established and significant genre of
biographical and historical writing, existing in many forms across the globe.
This book brings together practitioners from around the English-speaking
world to reflect on national biographical dictionary projects' recent
cultural journeys, and the challenges presented to them by such developments
as the transition to a digital environment, a new alertness to the need to
represent diversity, and the rise of transnationalism. Exploring their paths
forward, the chapters of this book collectively make a powerful argument for
the continued value and importance of large-scale collaborative biographical
dictionary research.

Details
  • Format:
  • ISBN: 9781760462741
  • Published: April 2019
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Number of pages: 238
  • Width (mm): 153
  • Height (mm): 234
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified

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