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Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases ( bgl)

Allen's Dictionary of English PhrasesAllen's Dictionary of English Phrases

"Allen's Dictionary of English Phrases" is the most comprehensive survey of this area of the English language ever undertaken. Taking over 6000 phrases, it explains their meaning, explores their development and gives citations that range from the Venerable Bede to Will Self.

Chinese - English - German Visual Dictionary (DK Dictionaries)

Chinese - English - German Visual Dictionary (DK Dictionaries)Chinese - English - German Visual Dictionary (DK Dictionaries)

Look and learn to recall a wealth of everyday vocabulary in Chinese with this intuitive easy-to-use visual language dictionary

Whether it's for business or pleasure, pick up 6,000 key Chinese words and phrases on a range of subjects: from shopping and eating out, to sport and beyond quickly and easily. Find every word you need to know fast using the clearly labelled colour illustrated scenes from everyday life.

Plus, find helpful features on key Chinese nouns, verbs and phrases to improve your understanding.

Pocket-sized so you can take it wherever your travels take you.

Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and CultureCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

Every country, even the world's youngest nations, has a capital city—a centralized location which houses the seat of government and acts as the hub of culture and history. But, what role do capital cities play in the global arena? Which factors have influenced the selection of a municipal center for each nation? This interesting encyclopedia explores the topic in great depth, providing an overview of each country's capital—its history and early inhabitants, ascension to prominence, infrastructure within the government, and influence on the world around them.
Handbook of World History
Handbook of World HistoryThe Handbook of World History presents thirty-two essays by leading historians in their respective fields. The chapters address the most important issues explored by contemporary world historians. These broadly fall into four categories: conceptions of the global past, themes in world history, processes of world history, regions in world history.
English-Vietnamese Dictionary
English-Vietnamese Dictionary

English-Vietnamese Dictionary
English-Arabic Dictionary (for Goldendict/Babylon)

English-Arabic Dictionary (for Goldendict/Babylon)English-Arabic Dictionary (for Goldendict/Babylon)

This dictionary is derived from the Arabic-English-French dictionary in Al-Shamela free  library software. The ultimate source is not specified; it is probably one of Al-Mawrid dictionaries  by Ruhi Al-Ba'albaki.
Handbook of Genius
Handbook of GeniusThe first handbook to discuss all aspects of genius with contributions from a multi-disciplinary group of experts    Covers the origins, characteristics, careers, and consequences of genius with a focus on cognitive science, individual differences, life-span development, and social contextExplores individual genius, creators, leaders, and performers as diverse as Queen Elizabeth I, Simón Bolívar, Mohandas Gandhi, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Leo Tolstoy, John William Coltrane, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Martha Graham.