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- HarperCollins US 2006; US$ 10.99
The Professor and the Madman , masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that led to the making of the Oxford English Dictionary -- and literary history. The compilation of the OED , begun in 1857, was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken.... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 87.95
In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of science. Entertaining and informative, Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations, Second Edition contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. The largest compilation of published science... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 26.00
Learn the language of Nebraska . . .and 49 other states With more entries than any other reference of its kind, McGraw-Hill?s Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs shows you how American English is spoken today. You will find commonly used phrasal verbs, idiomatic expressions, proverbial expressions, and clichés. The dictionary contains... more...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 6.99
Hey, you! The one holding the book. Have you ever seen a volume like this? Well, whether you realize it or not, it?s the one you?ve been waiting for. Jeff Foxworthy?s Redneck Dictionary will teach you how to speak this unique Southern dialect fluently. Whether you?re blue-collar or hoity-toity, swimming in cash or betting your bottom dollar, a little... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 29.99
With 1,500 market listings, 2009 Photographer's Market is the essential resource for freelance photographers looking to market their work. No other book contains as many market listings for magazines, book publishers and stock agencies all over the world. Easy to use with clearly marked sections and four indexes, this accessible guide will help you... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
Up-to-date information on some 5,500 institutions and approx. 8,000 persons in public life in Hesse: authorities and departments of local, state and federal administration; jurisdiction; syndicates and other organizations from politics, business, academic life, the arts etc.; notaries, church offices, schools, universities, museums, libraries,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2004; US$ 87.99
This New Edition, features a detailed chronology of the significant events that have taken place throughout the centuries; an extensive list of acronyms and abbreviations, in both English and Portuguese; maps; and an introductory essay that explains the richness of the land; its early history; and the current political, social, and economic conditions... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
An obsessive word lover's account of reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary , hailed as "the Super Size Me of lexicography." "I'm reading the OED so you don't have to," says Ammon Shea on his slightly masochistic journey to scale the word lover's Mount Everest: the Oxford English Dictionary . In 26 chapters filled with sharp wit, sheer... more...