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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


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Book Information

   

Title: English Vocabulary Elements
Subtitle: Second edition
Written By: Keith Denning
Brett Kessler
William Leben
Description:

This book traces the historical and structural developments behind the
uniquely rich vocabulary of English. At the core are a set of several
hundred vocabulary elements that English got from Latin and Greek. The book
explains how these elements are found in words and how they have evolved
over time.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Subject Language(s): English
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195168038
ISBN-13: 9780195168037
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 19.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019516802X
ISBN-13: 9780195168020
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 74.00