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The Oxford dictionary of political quotations

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • Politicians -- Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPolitical quotations
    Statementedited by Antony Jay.
    ContributionsJay, Antony, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6084.P6 O94 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 515 p. ;
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL974465M
    ISBN 100198631588
    LC Control Number96011425

    This dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in this way. The dictionary includes the commonest quotations which were found in a collection of more than , citations assembled by combing books. The Oxford dictionary of political quotations (Book, ) [] Get this from a library! The Oxford dictionary of political quotations. [Antony Jay;] -- Contains over 4, political quotations from around the world and throughout history, arranged alphabetically by speaker, and includes contextual information and a keyword index.

    The Oxford dictionary of political quotations. [Antony Jay;] -- A collection of more than four hundred quotations from biblical times to the present day includes ruminations on the American presidency, the British monarchy, economics, warfare, and society.   (Sue Magee, Book Bag) About the Author. Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations /5(35).

    Author: Antony Jay: Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York: Oxford University Press, Series: Oxford paperback reference: Edition/Format: Print book: English. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, first published by the Oxford University Press in , is an 1,page book listing short quotations that are common in English language and culture.. The book begins with a preface explaining the term dictionary has been compiled from extensive evidence of the quotations that are actually used in the way they have been .


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Antony Jay covers every facet of political life-the pivotal and momentous, the sincere, the bemused, the tongue-in-cheek. There are politicians' views on political events, on other politicians, and on economics, warfare, and the state of society. The book includes a keyword index and subject index to help you find the right quotation.3/5(1).

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (Oxford Paperback Reference) (Oxford Quick Reference) $ Available to ship in days. This revised new edition provides 5, quotations, covering the people, events, and ideas of some 2, years of politics: the inspiring speeches and the disastrous gaffes/5(4).

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A definitive book of quotations with comments not only from generals (such as General Sherman's War is hell,) and presidents (Lincoln's description of army recruitment/retention as trying to shovel fleas. You take up a shovelful, but before you can dump them anywhere, they are gone,) but also from ordinary soldiers (Sam R.

Elizabeth Knowles, editor Elizabeth Knowles is a historical lexicographer who worked on the 4th edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary () and was Editor of the 5th, 6th, and 7th editions of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (,).

Her other editorial credits include the Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3rd edition, ), What They Didn't Say: A Book.

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This unique reference book not only charts the most influential political events of recent times via the things people said about them - including an international financial crisis. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has been long hailed as the most literary quotation book available, and the newest edition is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind.

O quotations from every era and every location bring you /5(25).It is the only dictionary of quotations which ensures coverage of the most popular and widely used quotations by searching the largest ongoing language research program in the world, the Oxford English Corpus.

Users will find wise and witty lines by Aristotle and Mahatma Gandhi, Herman Melville and William Blake, Marie Curie and Montaigne.Providing more than 4, quotations, this edition covers the people, events, and ideas of politics, with politicians, ranging from Karl Marx to George W Bush, and offering subjects as warfare, Read more.