A Lexicon of the Language of Colour
This dictionary is the first of its kind: a treasury of colour words and phrases, a comprehensive resource for exploring every aspect of colour and it many applications across the disciplines and through the ages.
Words are drawn from many different…
…Aimed at a broad general readership, the dictionary provides an authoritative reference source on such legendary characters as The Sandman, Jack the Giant Killer, and Robin Hood, and gives entertaining and informative explanations of a wide range of subjects in folklore,…
From Martin Amis on Jimmy Connors and Jane Austen on Henry VIII, to Liz Hurley on Marilyn Monroe and Madonna on Eva Peron, here are more than 4,000 quotations about both historical and contemporary figures from all over the world.
The speakers are as…
…The dictionary provides both basic background needed by students, through more advanced topics for researchers and peers in related disciplines.
This concise student edition of the most widely used dictionary for construction and design professionals offers clear explanations of essential construction-related terms and concepts. Illustrated throughout with explanatory drawings and photographs, it is an indispensable reference for…
This is a book of hard words alphabetically arranged and briefly explained. It cannot purport to fulfil the functions of a balanced expository guide to literary criticism or literary concepts, nor does it attempt to catalogue the entire body of literary…
Get your hands on the brand-new “Eight-language tourism dictionary”. The topics in the book are treated in eight languages-English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Czech and Slovak. This book includes all the most useful word phrases and sentences a tourist will need for a…
A thoroughly updated new edition of the essential reference on the design, practice, and analysis of clinical trials
Clinical Trials Dictionary: Terminology and Usage Recommendations, Second Edition presents clear, precise, meticulously detailed entries on allaspects of modern-day…
…A Dictionary of Female Occupations is aimed at genealogists and family historians, and contains over 300 entries. Each of these has some explanation of what the job entailed, the historical setting, and examples or stories of women who were involved with it.
The third edition of this comprehensive encyclopedic dictionary covers the whole field of physical geography and provides an essential reference for all students and lecturers in this field.