All entries will be due May 15, 2006. If you are interested in writing any of the above, please contact Heather Streets, area editor for Britain and the British Empie, at firstname.lastname@example.org. See below for further information about the project.
Oxfordís ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE MODERN WORLD will be published in 2008. There are eight area editors for the project; the editor in chief is Peter N. Stearns (George Mason University). The Encyclopedia will contain approximately 2.5 million words in about 2,500 articles, from 250 to 7,000 words long; each article will conclude with a bibliography and end-references. The volumes will be generously illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps. The backmatter will include a comprehensive index.
The Encyclopedia is intended for scholars, college and university students, advance-placement high school students, and general readers; It will be part of Oxfordís award-winning reference program, which includes Hillerbrand: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation; Kors: Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment; Mokyr, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History.
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