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Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd

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  • Report Writingby Michael Munro

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 10.00

    An accessible guide to writing all kinds of report; Advises on structuring reports coherently; Gives guidance on using language clearly; Lots of examples show good practices in context. Report Writing is for anyone who has to write informative reports in work, for study, or elsewhere. This practical volume contains guidance on researching, structuring... more...

  • Biographical Dictionary 2007by Camilla Rockwood

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 65.00

    First published in 1897, Chambers Biographical Dictionary remains a uniquely fascinating and far-reaching reference work. With 18,000 biographies, this thoroughly updated new edition boasts more entries than ever before, with unrivalled coverage in areas such as sport, music, politics and film. Wide-ranging and international in scope, it illustrates... more...

  • Brief Encountersby Edwin Moore

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 15.99

    100 articles on meetings between historical figures explore the details of famous (and some not so famous) conversations and events. Meetings range from the time of the ancient Greeks to the present day. Articles explain why meetings were important (although some are just funny or downright bizarre). Historical context explains ‘what happened... more...

  • Dictionary of Science and Technologyby John Lackie

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 65.00

    With its unrivalled coverage of scientific and technical terms, Chambers Dictionary of Science and Technology has long been an essential reference tool for students, professionals and general readers. his thoroughly up to date edition contains more than 50,000 clear and accessible entries on an impressively wide range of topics including astronomy,... more...

  • Foyle's Philaveryby Christopher Foyle

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 14.99

    A treasury of unusual words collected by one of the foremost names in the UK book trade. Introduction by the author. Personal commentaries on many words. Clear and attractive presentation. A perfect gift for aficionados of language. The word 'philavery' was invented to describe this book – a collection of words chosen simply on the grounds... more...

  • Lemmings Don't Leapby Edwin Moore

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 15.99

    Did you know:. Sherlock Holmes never wore a deerstalker. Saladin was not an Arab. Keith Moon did not drive a Rolls-Royce into a swimming pool. Hitler did not snub Jesse Owens. The book also shoots down a number of myths in the "so bizarre it's got to be true" category:. Charles Manson did not audition for the Monkees. Walter Sickert was... more...

  • Chambers Pardon my Englishby Michael Munro

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 17.99

    Around 10,000 slang terms arranged in 100 thematic sections. Explores the slang of different groups and professions, from surfers to stockbrokers. Covers slang terms from all over the English-speaking world. Reveals the history of slang from medieval times to the present day. Pardon My English! looks into some of the shadier recesses of the English... more...

  • Effective Grammarby Gill Francis; Kay Cullen

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 10.00

    Attractive, two-colour presentation; Comprehensive and packed with examples. Written in clear language, avoiding jargon and complicated terminology. A clear, concise guide to the essential points of the English language, this is the perfect book for anyone who has difficulty telling an adverb from an adjective. An invaluable desktop guide, it examines... more...

  • Common Errorsby Mike Munro; Kay Cullen

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 10.00

    Explains the difference between easily-confused words, such as &osq;economic&csq; and &osq;economical&csq; Panels cover trickier topics such as the split infinitive; Symbols show correct and incorrect usage at a glance. Aimed at anyone who wants to learn to avoid the errors and pitfalls that occur most frequently in English, this handy book contains... more...

  • Chambers Good Writing Guideby Ian Brookes; Duncan Marshall

    Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2004; US$ 13.99

    Compiled by experienced language trainers; Packed with practical examples and tips; Explanations of points that often create problems, eg confusing words such as &osq;immigrate&csq; and &osq;emigrate&csq;. Chambers Good Writing Guide gives advice on not only how to write English correctly, but also how to write it well. The book explains everything... more...