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Title: English Dictionaries for Foriegn Learners
Subtitle: A History
Written By: A. P. Cowie
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/isbn/0198235062.html
Series Title: An Arnold Publication
Description:

This is the first history of dictionaries of English for foreign learners, from their beginnings in Japan and East Asia in the 1920's to the present day. Anthony Cowie describes the evolution of the major titles, and their fight for dominance of what soon became an enormous market. He shows how developments in lexical and grammatical theory crucially affected the content and structure of ELT dictionaries.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198235062
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240 pp
Prices: $95.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0199250847
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240 pp
Prices: $24.95