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Title: Indeterminacy in Terminology and LSP
Subtitle: Studies in honour of Heribert Picht
Edited By: Bassey Edem Antia
URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=TLRP%208
Series Title: Terminology and Lexicography Research and Practice 8
Description:

With chapters by leading scholars drawn from eleven countries, this book
contributes to the benchmarking of indeterminacy scholarship in LSP studies
and is a fitting tribute to its dedicatee, Professor Heribert Picht who,
even in retirement, remains a constant presence in LSP and terminology
studies. The book should be of interest to scholars of the aforementioned
areas.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Translation
Terminology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027223327
ISBN-13: 9789027223326
Pages: 258
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