74 books (4 pages) in this category

Straight from the Fridge, Dad

A Dictionary of Hipster Slang

by Max Decharne

A handy new pocket-sized edition of this cult classic. Containing thousands of examples of hipster slang drawn from pulp novels, classic noir and exploitation films, blues, country and rock'n'roll lyrics and other related sources from the 1920s ...

ISBN: 9781842435328

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Survival Hindi

How to Communicate Without Fuss or Fear - Instantly!

by Sunita Mathur Narain

This clear, to-the-point phrase book provides you with the most important everyday Hindi words and phrases to get you speaking without fuss or fear. It's current: unlike the other books out there, <i>Survival Hindi</i> offers the most up-to-date

ISBN: 9780804842792

Binding: Paperback

$9.99

Survival Tagalog

How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear - Instantly!

by Joi Barrios

<p>A handy Tagalog phrasebook and guide to the official language of The Philippines, <i>Survival Tagalog </i>contains basic vocabulary necessary for getting around. This book contains all the necessary words and phrases for speaking Tagalog in ...

ISBN: 9780804845595

Binding: Paperback

$9.99

That's The Way It Crumbles

The American Conquest of the English Language

by Matthew Engel

Americanisms have been slyly coloring the English language for centuries, and this practice must stop. Period. ...

ISBN: 9781781256688

Binding: Hardback

$32.99

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

by Christopher Clapham

Authoritative and reliable, this A-Z provides jargon-free definitions for even the most technical mathematical terms. With over 3,000 entries ranging from Achilles paradox to zero matrix, it covers all commonly encountered terms and concepts ...

ISBN: 9780199679591

Binding: Paperback

$24.95

The Disappearing Dictionary

A Treasury of Lost English Dialect Words

by David Crystal

Wherever you go in the English-speaking world, there are linguistic riches from times past awaiting rediscovery. All you have to do is choose a location, find some old documents, and dig a little. In The Disappearing Dictionary, linguistics ...

ISBN: 9781447282808

Binding: Hardback

$19.99

The Disappearing Dictionary

A Treasury of Lost English Dialect Words

by David Crystal

Wherever you go in the English-speaking world, there are linguistic riches from times past awaiting rediscovery. All you have to do is choose a location, find some old documents, and dig a little. In The Disappearing Dictionary, linguistics ...

ISBN: 9781509801763

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

The Genius of Shakespeare

by Jonathan Bate

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SIMON CALLOW &quot;The best modern book on Shakespeare&quot; Sir Peter Hall Judgements about the quality of works of art begin in opinion. But for the last two hundred years only the wilfully perverse (and Tolstoy) have

ISBN: 9781509822546

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Tuttle Compact Mandarin Chinese Dictionary

Chinese-English / English-Chinese

by Li Dong

<p><i>The Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary&nbsp;</i>is a completely new reference dictionary designed for English speakers who are learning or using Chinese as a foreign language. It contains more than 48,000 words and expressions, including ...

ISBN: 9780804848107

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

Using Art Techniques Across Cultural and Race Boundaries: Working with Identity

by Lorette Dye

ISBN: 9781785922343

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

Vulgar Tongues

An Alternative History of English Slang

by Max Decharne

A rollercoaster ride through the colourful history of slang - from highwaymen to hip-hop. ...

ISBN: 9781846685613

Binding: Hardback

$29.99

Vulgar Tongues

An Alternative History of English Slang

by Max Decharne

A rollercoaster ride through the colourful history of slang - from highwaymen to hip-hop, now in paperback ...

ISBN: 9781846688287

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

What Is Cultural Translation?

by Sarah Maitland

<i>What Is Cultural Translation? </i>In this book, Sarah Maitland uncovers processes of negotiation and adaptation closely associated with the translation of languages behind the cultural phenomena of everyday life. For globalized societies ...

ISBN: 9781472526274

Binding: Paperback

$45.99

What the Dickens?!

Distinctly Dickensian Words and How to Use Them

by Bryan Kozlowski

ISBN: 9780762460779

Binding: Hardback

$19.99