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Lawrence Goldman

'Virtual Lives: History and Biography in an Electronic Age' by Lawrence Goldman | 2007 Seymour Biography Lecture

June 2007, no. 292 01 June 2007
Universal dictionaries are no longer possible or desirable. If we would conquer the realm of knowledge we must be content to divide it.’ Thus wrote The Times on 5 January 1885 in its first article on the Dictionary of National Biography (DNB), whose initial supplement – the first of an eventual sixty-three published over the next fifteen years – was then about to appear. Perhaps The Times ... (read more)