Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations
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This updated collection offers a vivid picture of the world in the 20th and 21st centuries against a backdrop of landmark events. From Catherine Tate and The Simpsons, to Mother Teresa and Winston Churchill, here are the key voices of our time. An authoritative look-up reference, and an enjoyable source for browsing: the perfect gift.
Elizabeth Knowles is the editor of The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and has been Managing Editor of Oxford Quotations Dictionaries since 1993. A historical lexicographer, she previously worked for ten years on the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.
INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THIS DICTIONARY; MAIN DICTIONARY; THEMATIC INDEX; KEYWORD INDEX