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- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 15.99
Since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been the hallmark of genius, but Nobel laureates tend to be more than merely brilliant - their idealism, courage and concern for humanity have also made them sources of inspiration and insight. The 1,000 Wisest Things Ever Said is a fascinating collection of quotes from the winners of this most prestigious award. It also... more...
- V&S Publishers 2011; US$ 3.00
Kill two birds with one stone-or in Hindi : Ek teer se do shikar. So often we are looking for such exact translations, but find difficult to recollect off-hand. This Hindi-English Dictionary of Proverbs is a book provided in a straight forward format, compiled for easy reference usage. It is handy and meant for students and teachers alike and all... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2007; US$ 31.95
The Anishinaubae (Chippewa/Ojibwe) language has a beauty in the spoken word, a deliberate rhythm, simplicity, and mysterious second meanings. When Basil Johnston began teaching the Anishinaubae language, in the late 1960s, there were no related manuals or dictionaries that were suitable for beginners. To fill this void, Johnston wrote a language... more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 23.99
Better Than Great is a unique thesaurus of praise and acclaim, containing humankind's largest gathering of fresh, potent and larky superlatives for anyone struggling to describe extraordinary things or experiences in ways that will do them justice. The English language has thousands of words to praise but 'cool', 'good' and 'great' have become our... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 21.14
A fascinating, thematic exploration of clichés from as the actress said to the bishop to zero hour , explaining what they are and where they?ve come from. Julia Cresswell has taken her best-selling dictionary of clichés (?Sumptuous? A mine of information.? Guardian ) back to the drawing board and has created a book, packed with famous (and infamous)... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 8.36
Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. This fantastic thesaurus is especially designed for children aged 8 and above (Key Stage 2) and supports today's Primary curriculum needs. Clear and accessible, it is an indispensable tool for young writers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00
Make your ailing vocabulary go from merely good to exceptionally splendid and stupendous ! Your brain holds an impressive vocabulary of more than 20,000 words, but chances are you only use a small fraction of them. That fraction is usually filled with worn-out oldies that have lost their impact, such as interesting , good , and nice Inside,... more...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 116.72
The "Introductoire d'astronomie", dating from approximately 1270, is the oldest treatise on astronomy in French. The present volume is the first-ever critical edition of the book. As such it represents a source of previously unpublished study material of major interest for historiographers of the natural sciences. The central concern is... more...