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  • Rückläufiges Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischenby Hans Fix-Bonner; Norbert Endres

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 349.00

    This reverse dictionary of Old West Norse containing the almost complete Icelandic and Norwegian vocabulary from the 12th to the 16th centuries is presented here in print for the first time. For linguists concerned with lexicology and word formation, morphology and morphonology, it provides materials in a fixed norm for the study of word composition... more...

  • Just My Typoby Drummond Moir

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 11.99

    A charming collection of typographical errors, slips of the pen, and embarrassing misprints, Just My Typo celebrates the awful and the sublime mistakes that riddle our feeble human attempts at communication.   It's time to accept the truth: typos are everywhere. Legal documents are riddled with errors, headlines of respectable publications are... more...

  • Hollywood Stunt Performers, 1910s-1970sby Gene Scott Freese

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book is a biographical A to Z guide to several hundred unheralded stunt performers who created some of the cinema's greatest action scenes without credit or recognition. The time period covered encompasses the silent comedy days of Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd, the early westerns of Tom Mix and John Wayne, the swashbucklers of Douglas Fairbanks,... more...

  • Routledge German Dictionary of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Worterbuch Chemie und Chemische Technikby Technische Universitat Dreden

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 315.00

    Both volumes of this dictionary consists of some 63,000 and over 100,000 translations from all the main areas of chemistry and chemical technology including: Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chromatography, Colour, Inorganic Chemistry, Laboratory techniques, Metallurgy & Treatment, Organic chemistry, Physical chemistry, Plastics,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Sikhismby Louis E. Fenech; W. H. McLeod

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 119.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on key persons, organizations, the principles, precepts and practices of the religion as well as the history, culture and social... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movementby Christopher M. Richardson; Ralph E. Luker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 139.99

    The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is a guide to the history of the African-American struggle for equal rights in the United States. The history of this period is covered in a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Libyaby Ronald Bruce St John

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 119.99

    This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Libya covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, society, conflicts, and the culture of Libya. This book is an excellent access... more...

  • Dictionary of Classical Mythologyby Jennifer R. March

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 24.99

    Jenny March’s acclaimed Dictionary of Classical Mythology, first published in 1998 but long out of print, has been extensively revised and expanded including a completely new set of beautiful line-drawing illustrations for this Oxbow edition. It is a comprehensive A - Z guide to Greek and Roman mythology. All major myths, legends and fables are... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Switzerlandby Leo Schelbert

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 149.99

    This updated second edition of Historical Dictionary of Switzerland features the nation's multicultural and democratic traditions and institutions, its complex history, and its people's involvement in past and present world affairs. This is done through a list of abbreviations and acronyms, a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, maps, a bibliography,... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Librarianshipby Mary Ellen Quinn

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 74.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Librarianship focuses on librarianship as a modern, organized profession, emphasizing the period beginning in the mid-19th century. Author Mary Ellen Quinn relates the history of this profession through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over... more...