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War Slang: American Fighting Words & Phrases Since the Civil War, Third Edition

by Paul Dickson

From the homegrown "boodle" of the 19th century to current "misunderstandistan" in the Middle East, America's foremost expert on slang reveals military lingo at its most colorful, innovative, brutal, and ironic....


Historical Dictionary of Sikhism

by Louis E. Fenech & W. H. McLeod

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...


Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

by Duncan Richter

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Routledge German Dictionary of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Worterbuch Chemie und Chemische Technik: Vol 1: German-English

by Technische Universitat Dreden

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,...


Historical Dictionary of Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah

This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Ghana covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

The Historical Dictionary of Human Rights covers the history of the Human Rights movement through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more...


Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy

by Anne Sharp Wells

The Historical Dictionary of World War II: The War against Germany and Italy relates the history of this war through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps and photos, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Methodism

by Charles, Jr. Yrigoyen & Susan E. Warrick

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Methodism presents the history of Methodism through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary...


Historical Dictionary of Japan to 1945

by Kenneth Henshall

The early history of Japan is told through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, organizations,...


The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism

by Robert E., Jr. Buswell & Donald S., Jr. Lopez

With more than 5,000 entries totaling over a million words, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of Buddhism ever produced in English. It is also the first to cover terms from all of the...


Historical Dictionary of Guinea

by Mohamed Saliou Camara, Thomas O'Toole & Janice E. Baker

This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of Guinea covers the full scope of Guinea’s history. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary...


The Dictionary of Clichés: A Word Lover's Guide to 4,000 Overused Phrases and Almost-Pleasing Platitudes

by Christine Ammer

The largest, most comprehensive, and most entertaining reference of its kind, The Dictionary of Clichés features more than four thousand unique clichés and common expressions. Author Christine Ammer explores...


The Complete Englishmaori Dictionary

by Bruce Biggs

Compiled by a renowned linguist and expert in New Zealand’s Maori language, this dictionary was designed as a comprehensive finder list. Incorporating words from leading dictionaries from the colonial periods...


Englishmaori, Maorienglish Dictionary

by Bruce Biggs

An excellent tool for students of New Zealand’s Maori language, this pocket guide contains more than 4,000 entries in both its English and Maori sections. With a useful pronunciation guide and helpful information...


Tolkien: A Dictionary

by David Day

J.R.R. Tolkien is the father of modern fantasy. He created characters and a world so rich with details--and so unique--that it warranted a whole new vocabulary along with it. His creation of language is not...


The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre

by Jonathan Law

With over 2500 entries from across the international spectrum, the Dictionary of the Theatre is an essential reference tool for anyone interested in the theatre and theatre-going.


A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots

by Horace Danner

Dr. Horace Gerald Danner’s A Thesaurus of Medical Word Roots is a compendium of the most-used word roots of the medical and health-care professions. All word roots are listed alphabetically, along with the...


Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey

by Laurel Zeisler

Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey traces the history and evolution of hockey in general, as well as individual topics, from their beginnings to the present, through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes,...


British English from A to Zed: A Definitive Guide to the Queen's English

by Norman W. Schur

For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource is a cultural delight. Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture,...


A Compendium of Collective Nouns: From an Armory of Aardvarks to a Zeal of Zebras

by Woop Studios & Jason Sacher

This illustrated guide compiles over 2,000 collective nouns and brings them to life in stunningly colorful, graphic artwork from the design dynamos at Woop Studios. Chock-full of treasures of the English language,...