Concise English Dictionary: 11th Edition Revised 2008 Now in print through its various editions for almost a century, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary is one of the most popular choices in Oxford’s renowned dictionary line, selected by decades of users for its up-to-date and authoritative coverage of the English language
World War II: A Student Encyclopedia (5 volume set)
World War II: A Student Encyclopedia captures the monumental sweep of the "Big One" with accessible scholarship, a student-friendly, image-rich design, and a variety of tools specifically crafted for the novice researcher. For teachers and curriculum specialists, it is a thoroughly contemporary and authoritative work with everything they need to enrich their syllabi and meet state and national standards.
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The Wrong Word Dictionary for Babylon
The Wrong Word Dictionary: 2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words (2nd Edition) provides correct usage for more than 2,500 commonly misused words in a concise and accessible handbook that assures, insures, and ensures that anyone who wants to communicate accurately and effectively chooses the right word every time. For each entry in this reference, the difference between the words is explained, and in most cases, a short and simple sentence example showing the correct usage is provided. The word definitions provided are intended strictly as aids and not dictionary definitions.
This bestselling dictionary has now been fully revised and updated and has the following features: clear, attractive layout that is easy to use and easy to read; restricted defining vocabulary, so students looking up a word will not find five more they don't know in the definition! up-to-date and international coverage of today's vocabulary (2000 new entries in the new edition); special provision for those studying other subjects in English at the secondary school level (hundreds of new scientific and technical entries added in the new edition); example sentences for words presenting usage problems
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Dictionary of Psychology for Babylon
The Cmbrg Dictionary of Psychology surveys the broad discipline of psychology from an international, cross-cultural, and interdisciplinary focus. This focus was achieved in several ways. The managing and consulting editor boards were comprised of world-renowned scholars in psychology from many different countries, not just the United States. Entries related to culture, as well as those from all domains of psychology, are written with the broadest possible audience in mind. Also, many keywords central to contemporary psychology were incorporated.
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The worlds most trusted reference books.From sharply witty to the downright hilarious, this sparkling collection of humorous quotstions will appeal to all senses of humour. Writer, author, and broadcaster Ned Sherrin has selected 5 000 quotations - both classics and personal favourites - from Shakespeare to Monty python, Jane Austin to Roseanne.