Historical Dictionary of the 1950s by James Stuart Olson

By James Stuart Olson

Today, americans glance again nostalgically on the Nineteen Fifties, an period whilst tv and rock and roll revolutionized pop culture, and Vietnam, race riots, drug abuse, and protest pursuits have been nonetheless sooner or later. With houses within the suburbs, new vehicles, and the most recent electric devices, many american citizens believed they have been the main wealthy humans in the world. but the period used to be tainted through the terror of thermonuclear struggle with the Soviet Union, deepening racial tensions, and discontent with inflexible roles for ladies and the calls for of company conformity. a feeling of uprising had began to brew at the back of the facade. It manifested itself in rock and roll, the budding civil rights circulation, and the looks of a adolescence tradition, ultimately exploding within the 1960s.

Providing a entire evaluation, this booklet contains entries at the fashionable humans, significant occasions, matters, scandals, principles, pop culture, and complaints of the last decade that gave upward push to the tensions of the 1960s.

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German/English Dictionary of Idioms by Hans Schemann

By Hans Schemann

This designated dictionary covers the entire significant German idioms and is likely one of the richest resource of up to date German idioms to be had, with 33,000 headwords.
Within each one access the consumer is supplied with: English equivalents; variations; contexts and distinctive information at the measure of currency/rarity of an idiomatic expression.
This dictionary is a necessary reference for reaching fluency within the language. it will likely be valuable for all severe freshmen and clients of German. Not on the market in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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The Oxford Guide to Practical Lexicography (Oxford by B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell

By B. T. Sue Atkins,Michael Rundell

this can be a down-to-earth, 'how to do it' textbook at the making of dictionaries. Written via specialist lexicographers with over seventy years' adventure among them, the booklet offers a step by step path for the educational of lexicographers in all settings, together with publishing homes, faculties, and universities world-wide, and for the educating of lexicography as a tutorial self-discipline. It takes readers throughout the tactics of designing, accumulating, and annotating a corpus of texts; indicates the right way to examine the information so that it will extract the suitable details; and demonstrates how those findings are drawn jointly within the semantic, grammatical, and pedagogic elements that make up an access. The authors clarify the relevance and alertness of contemporary linguistic theories, reminiscent of prototype thought and body semantics, and describe the position of software program within the manipulation of knowledge and the compilation of entries. they supply functional routines at each level.

The Oxford advisor to sensible Lexicography attracts on fabrics constructed through the authors over greater than two decades of training classes for publishing homes and universities within the US, Japan, Hong Kong and China, South Africa, Australia, the united kingdom, and Europe. it will likely be welcomed all over by way of lexicographers, academics of lexicography, and their scholars. it's also attention-grabbing analyzing for all these attracted to learning how dictionaries are made.

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A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots by Horace Gerald Danner

By Horace Gerald Danner

Dr. Horace Gerald Danner’s A word list of scientific notice Roots is a compendium of the most-used be aware roots of the clinical and health-care professions. All note roots are indexed alphabetically, besides the Greek or Latin phrases from which they derive, including the roots’ unique meanings. If the present which means of somebody root differs from the unique which means, that's indexed in a separate column.

In the examples column, the phrases which include the foundation are then indexed, beginning with their prefixes. for instance, esthesia, this means that “feeling,” has as its prefixed roots alloesthesia, anesthesia, and dysesthesia. The directory then switches to phrases the place the basis itself varieties the start, resembling esthesiogenesis or esthesioneuroblastoma. those root-starting phrases then are by way of phrases the place the basis falls within the heart or the tip, as in acanthesthesia, cryesthesia, or osmesthesia. during this demeanour, A glossary of scientific be aware Roots locations the note in as many notice households as there are parts within the note.

This paintings will curiosity not just clinical practitioners yet linguists and philologists and someone drawn to the etymological elements of scientific terminology.

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Historical Dictionary of Shinto (Historical Dictionaries of by Stuart D.B. Picken

By Stuart D.B. Picken

One of Japan's significant religions, Shinto has no doctrines and there are not any sacred texts from which spiritual authority should be derived. It doesn't have an identifiable old founder, and it has survived the vicissitudes of background via rituals and emblems instead of via continuity of doctrine. Shinto is essentially a faith of nature, founded at the cultivation of rice, the foundation of a tradition with which the western global isn't really typical when it comes to both its annual cycle or the type of way of life it generates. The roots of the Shinto culture most likely precede this and mirror an wisdom of the usual order. The oldest shrines got here to be positioned in areas that encouraged awe and sweetness of their observers, reminiscent of the nice Fall of Nachi in Kumano, or in mountains that conveyed a feeling of power.

The extended moment variation of the Historical Dictionary of Shinto relates the background of Shinto via a chronology, an introductory essay, an in depth bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on Shinto options, major figures, areas, actions, and sessions. students and scholars will locate the overviews and resources for extra learn supplied via this ebook to be significantly helpful.

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Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea (Historical by James E. Hoare

By James E. Hoare

The Korean Peninsula lies on the strategic center of East Asia, among China, Russia, and Japan, and has been inspired in numerous methods and at diverse instances through all 3 of them. around the Pacific lies the United kingdom, which has additionally had an incredible impression at the peninsula because the first encounters within the mid-nineteenth century. confronted via such strong pals, the Koreans have needed to fight not easy to keep up their political and cultural identification. the end result has been to create a fiercely self sustaining humans. in the event that they have at times been divided, the pressures in the direction of unification have constantly proved strong.

This 3rd variation of Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea covers its background via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 500 cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, politics, economic system, international kinfolk, faith, and tradition. This e-book is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person desirous to comprehend extra in regards to the Republic of Korea.

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Historical Dictionary of the Kurds (Historical Dictionaries by Michael M. Gunter

By Michael M. Gunter

Straddling the mountainous borders the place Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria converge within the heart East, the 25-30 million Kurds residing there represent the biggest country on the planet with out its personal autonomous country. lately the Kurdish challenge has turn into more and more very important in center japanese or even foreign politics for 2 primary purposes. First, the wars opposed to Saddam Hussein in 1991 and 2003 ended in the construction of an almost self sufficient Kurdistan nearby govt (KRG) in a federal Iraq. This KRG has encouraged the Kurds somewhere else to hunt cultural, social, or even political autonomy, if no longer independence. moment, Turkey's program for admission into the ecu Union (EU) additionally has introduced the Kurdish factor to the eye of Europe. the second one variation of historic Dictionary of the Kurds tremendously expands at the first variation via an up to date chronology, an introductory essay, an increased bibliography, maps, pictures, and over four hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, areas, occasions, associations, and facets of tradition, society, financial system, and politics. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college students, researchers, and an individual desirous to understand extra concerning the background of the Kurds.

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Historical Dictionary of Singapore (Historical Dictionaries by Justin Corfield

By Justin Corfield

In spite of Singapore's small measurement, it has lengthy had a tremendous influence at the international due to its geographical position and its wealth. The British firstly made the island an incredible port for the transport of products and later as an airline hub for the quarter. those components, in addition to a gentle executive, have helped to give a contribution to the country's affluence. This multicultural, multiracial, and multi-religious island-nation is the envy of many nations on the planet, that have attempted to emulate the commercial good fortune of Singapore.

The new version of the Historical Dictionary of Singapore has been thoroughly rewritten because the first version was once published twenty years in the past. It relates the historical past of this state via a chronology, an introductory essay, an expansive bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, occasions, locations, companies, and different elements of Singapore heritage from the earliest instances to the present.

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Blues Singers: Biographies of 50 Legendary Artists of the by David Dicaire

By David Dicaire

This reference quantity is meant for either the informal and the main avid blues fan. it's divided into 5 individually brought sections and covers 50 artists with names like Muddy, Gatemouth and Hound puppy who assisted in shaping 20th-century American tune. starting with the pioneering Mississippi Delta bluesmen, the publication then follows the unfold of the style to town, within the part at the Chicago Blues university. The 3rd phase covers the Texas blues culture; the fourth, the nice blueswomen; and the 5th, the genre’s improvement outdoor its major faculties. The types lined diversity from Virginia-Piedmont to Bentonia and from barrelhouse to boogie-woogie. the most textual content is augmented via mammoth discographies and a long bibliography.

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Japanese vocabulary for English speakers - 9000 words (T&P by Andrey Taranov

By Andrey Taranov

figuring out and realizing round 9000 jap phrases offers you the facility to learn and write with merely the minimum use of a dictionary. this data will foster your skill to specific your suggestions in the course of dialog in an actual and exact means. With a bit perform and with the extra support and event of getting considered many jap motion pictures, you can be proud and surprised at your new point of jap. you'll now see your language point enhance to the purpose the place you could say: “Japanese? totally! i do know it very well.”

The vocabulary has 256 themes together with: simple suggestions, Numbers, shades, Months, Seasons, devices of size, garments & add-ons, foodstuff & nutrients, eating place, family, family, personality, emotions, feelings, illnesses, urban, city, Sightseeing, buying, cash, condominium, domestic, workplace, operating within the place of work, advertising, activities, schooling, laptop, web, instruments, Nature, international locations, Nationalities and extra …

This publication is meant that can assist you research, memorize, and evaluation over 9000 ordinary jap phrases. suggested as extra help fabric to any language path. Meets the desires of either rookies and complicated rookies. handy for day-by-day use, reviewing classes and self-testing actions. permits you to verify your present vocabulary. This publication is usually utilized by international newcomers of English.

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