Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Scientific and Medical Writings in Old and Middle English: An Electronic Reference

Scientific and Medical Writings in Old and Middle English: An Electronic Reference (CD(s) or DVD-Rom(s))

£93.54
Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 28/02/2001.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

This electronic reference tool makes accessible for the first time information on more than 8,500 incipits (the first lines of manuscripts) from the earliest significant body of technical and learned writing in English. Linda Ehrsam Voigts and Patricia Deery Kurtz have spent more than a decade compiling the data that is the foundation of this much-needed research tool. The resulting CD-ROM contains both a searchable database and an electronic catalogue accompanied by six indices.The data collection includes Old and Middle English manuscripts found in American and British museums and libraries. It provides cross references between prologues and texts--which sometimes have textual histories independent of one another--and between Latin and English opening words. Searchable fields include: author, subject, title, translator, manuscript, subject, and bibliographical information.The variety of search possibilities and the conven- ience of having so many texts available will enable the experienced scholar and curious student to make connections previously unthinkable, enhancing knowledge of medieval scientific thought, dissemination of ideas, and technical writing.Linda Ehrsam Voigts is Curators' Professor of English, University of Missouri, Kansas City. Patricia Deery Kurtz is Adjunct Professor, William Jewell College.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsHistorical & comparative linguisticsMedical & VeterinaryScience & MathematicsScience: general issues Publisher: The University of Michigan Press Publication Date: 28/02/2001 ISBN-13: 9780472002795  Details: Type: CD(s) or DVD-Rom(s) Format: Digital or Media
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 28/02/2001.  

More books by Linda Ehrsam Viogts

More books by Patricia Deery Kurtz

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Second Class Available free for ALL orders. No charge for each additional book. 3-7 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet...
(Hardback)
Ammon Cheskin
 
 
£19.99
 
The Oxford Handbook of Inflection
(Paperback)
Matthew Baerman
 
 
£35.00
 
The Oxford Handbook of the Word
(Paperback)
John R. Taylor
 
 
£35.00
 
An Introduction to Ancient Greek
(Paperback)
Robert Williamson; Alfred Mollin
 
 
£52.95
 

Currently out of stock

Latest Blog
ZED Books: The role of the independent publisher in a content-obsessed world
18/08/2017

Indie publisher ZED Books have a radical approach to their books and their company structure. Here, they talk to us about the role independent publishers can play in a world of ever expanding (and less than reliable) information sources.

Blog - J R Wallis on Monsters as Metaphors
16/08/2017

J R Wallis questions the conventional view of monsters as metaphors for the worries we have about the state of the world around us.

#FoylesFive: Creative Women
14/08/2017

Meg from the Web Team tells us why she loves to learn about creative, dynamic women.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd