The Difference Dictionary, Index of Topics A-M

A


Absinthe
The Aesthetic Movement
Agnosticism
The Alamo
Sir Rutherford Alcock
The Analytical Engine
Anomalcaris
Apatosaurus
Apophenia
Axminster carpet


Absinthical Alamo

Lord Byron


Charles Babbage
Baize
Ballester-Mollina
Alphonse Bertillon
Jacques Bertillon
Louis Adolphe Bertillon
Sir Henry Bessemer
William Blake
Bone Wars
Brontosaurus
The Brotherhood of the New Life
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
William Buckland
Burgess Shale
Sir Richard Francis Burton
George Gordon, Lord Byron
Lady Noel Byron

B

C


Carbonari
Cart
Catastrophism
Celluloid
Chartist movement
Chautauqua Movement
Choshu
The U.S. Civil War
Class war
Coal-tar dyes
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Wilkie Collins
William Collins
Samuel Colt
The Confederate Signal and Secret Service Bureau
Continental drift
The Corn Laws
Cremorne Gardens
Crimean War
Criminal Anthropometry
Criminal Identification
Crinoline
Crockford's
John Wilson Croker
Leopold Cuvier

Charles Darwin


Isaac D'Israeli
Charles Darwin
Difference Engine
Dinosaur awareness
Benjamin Disraeli
The Doctor-Bronner Effect
Dolly
Dollymop
Draft riots


D

E


William Etty
Eugenics

George


Feedback
Fenian Society
Firestorm
George Fitzclarence
George Washington Lafayette Fox
French letter
William Frith
Fukuzawa Yukichi


F

G


Sir Francis Galton
Garrick Theater
Theophile Gautier
Goliad
Grimaldi
Sir Goldsworthy Gurney
Gutta-percha


Joseph Grimaldi

Sam Houston


Hallucigenia
Thomas Lake Harris
Hartshorn
Hetairia
History
Sam Houston
Henrietta Howard
Hucklebutt
Arthur Hughes
Aldous Huxley
Noel Huxley
Thomas H. Huxley


H

I


Irish famine
Iterative process


Jacobins
Jacobites
Joseph Marie Jacquard
The Jacquerie
Jalap
Japan
Japanese names
Japan


J

K


Kagoshima bombardment
Karakuri ningyo
John Keats
The Knights of the Golden Circle


Laissez faire economics
Alphonse de Lamartine
Laudanum
Ada Lovelace


L

M


E.A. Mallory
Matrix
The Meiji restoration
Meirokusha
The Mikado
Mori Arinori
Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Music-making machines

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The Difference Dictionary
was first published in slightly different form
in Science Fiction Eye, Issue #8.
Text © 1990, 1996, 2000, 2003
by Eileen K. Gunn.
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