Hardback 1278pp Illustrated 253x196mm
9780199562442   Product Code: 17380
This is the first printed supplement to the Oxford DNB (2004) and includes entries on 819 men and women who shaped recent British history and who died between 2001 and 2004. The earliest person by birth date is the dancer and choreographer Dame Ninette de Valois (1898-2001), but the majority of subjects grew up in the interwar years. Among the notable figures in this supplement are Barbara Castle, John Peel, Alicia Markova, Francis Crick and Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. No jacket.