A richly-illustrated and fascinating source of information about everything that is important in British and American culture.
- Over 10.000 encyclopedic entris on British and American history, literature and the ars, legends and customs, places, institutions, sport, entertaiment, and everyday life
- Over 250 longer articles on topics such as education, fashion, Hollywood, humour, industry, politics, religion, and Shakespeare
- 526 photographs and illustrations
- 32 pages illustrated with colour photographs and maps
- Suitable for learners of English at intermediate to advanced level
- the ideal companion to best-selling Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary
Jonathan Crowther, now retired, worked as a managing editor in the Dictionaries Department of the English Language Teaching Division of Oxford University Press. Jonathan is a professional crossword compiler and also the author of several graded crossword books for learners of English.