The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Volume L-N, fascicle 4

The Hittite language is the earliest preserved member of the Indo-European family of languages. It was written on clay tablets in central Asia Minor over a five hundred year span (ca. 1650-1180 B.C.) which witnessed the rise, the floruit, and the decline of many political powers in the Near East. The Hittite Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (CHD) is a comprehensive, bilingual Hittite-English dictionar...

Encyclopedia of Identity, Volume 1

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Who's Who In World Politics: (Routledge Who's Who)

Who's Who in World Politics is a unique reference book which examines those individuals who have shaped the political world since 1860. Coverage is truly global, with the most important players in Europe, Asia, North America, Africa and Australia included. It provides: * an easy-to-use A-Z layout * authorized, detailed biographies of the most important political figures since 1860 * completely up-to-date information on the most recen...

Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies: A guide for research

Corpus Linguistics for Translation and Contrastive Studies provides a clear and practical introduction to using corpora in these fields. Giving special attention to parallel corpora, which are collections of texts in two or more languages, and demonstrating the potential benefits for multilingual corpus linguistics research to both translators and researchers, this book: • explores the different types of parallel corpora available, a...

Historical Dictionary of German Intelligence

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Dictionary of Literary Swahili

This dictionary is a body of great work, timely and comprehensive. It will be a great enhancement to the field of Swahili language, literature, and linguistics. This dictionary is a very serious piece of work which should be considered a most useful tool for students and scholars alike.

Dictionary of Islamic Architecture

Andrew Peterson's book is a welcome addition to the Islamic library, to students of Islamic architecture, as well as to the general public interested in Islamic cultural history. Author Peterson gives us a comprehensive, thourough, and profound treatment opf gis subject..... [This is] an excellent study of the rich repository of Islamic culture, and it will enrich architectural and Islamic libraries. This is a book that professional ...

A William Faulkner Encyclopedia

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F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the most challenging authors of American literature. He is known internationally as the author of The Great Gatsby (1925), a twentieth-century literary classic studied by high school students and scholars alike. But Fitzgerald was an amazingly productive writer despite numerous personal and professional difficulties. From the beginning of his literary career with the publication of This Side of Paradise ...

A Hausa-English Dictionary

“Professor Newman has devoted his life to Hausa linguistics, and he is the ideal author to create this dictionary. This book makes a very important contribution to the field of Hausa language, linguistics, and cultural studies.”―Beverly Mack, The University of Kansas “The definitions are remarkably clear and concise. This totally new work is sure to become the dictionary of choice for Hausa language scholars and students at all level...