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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?:...
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David Bellos
 
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at...
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International Law and the Environment
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Patricia Birnie; Alan Boyle; ...
International Law and the Environment continues to provide the definitive account of the core principles in international law concerning environmental protection. This edition expands on topical issues such as Genetically...
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Shady Characters: Ampersands,...
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Keith Houston
 
Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives answers to these questions. From the pilcrow...
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Adonis to Zorro: Oxford Dictionary of...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing
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Melissa Mohr
 
A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia
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Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the...
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C.E. Hill
 
How did the Church get Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John instead of Thomas, Mary, Peter, and Judas? C. E. Hill presents evidence for how and why, despite the numerous Gospels...
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Easy Paediatrics: Paediatrics for...
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Rachel U. Sidwell; Mike A. Thomson
 
A 'one stop shop' for paediatrics with a succinct, user-friendly and informative style which will stimulate the reader to learn more about this fascinating, but challenging, subject AND get through...
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Begat: The King James Bible and the...
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David Crystal
 
The King James Bible has contributed more to English than any other source. In this enlightening book David Crystal asks why. He looks at how its words have been given...
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The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the...
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Richard E. Susskind
 
This widely acclaimed legal bestseller has ignited an intense debate within the legal profession. It examines the effect of advances in IT upon legal practice, analysing anticipated developments in the...
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In Other Words
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Baker, M.
 
Fully revised to reflect recent developments in the field.
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The English Language
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Charles Barber; Joan Beal; Philip Shaw
 
This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day.
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An Introduction to English Language:...
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Koenraad Kuiper; W. Scott Allan
 
This popular introductory textbook is written in a lively and interactive style, based around three core topics of linguistic study: word, sound and sentence. The third edition has been fully...
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Mother Tongue: The Story of the...
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Bill Bryson
 
Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain...
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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English...
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Jeremy Butterfield
 
This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. This new edition has been comprehensively updated...
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Translating Evidence and Interpreting...
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Ellen Elias-Bursac
This book analyses the ways interpreting and translating shape the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and war crimes tribunals more generally.
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Northern Renaissance Art
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Susie Nash
The history of northern Renaissance art, from the late 14th to the early 16th century, drawing on a rich range of sources to show how northern European art dominated the...
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