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What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained (Audiobook) By Robert L. Wolke
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What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained (Audiobook) By Robert L. WolkeWhat Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained (Audiobook) By Robert L. Wolke

What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained (Audiobook) By Robert L. Wolke
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1452636362 | MP3 | 383 MB

Why is red meat red? How do they decaffeinate coffee? Do you wish you understood the science of food but don't want to plow through dry, technical books? In What Einstein Told His Cook, University of Pittsburgh chemistry professor emeritus and award-winning Washington Post food columnist Robert L. Wolke provides reliable and witty explanations for your most burning food questions, while debunking misconceptions and helping you interpret confusing advertising and labeling.

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User's Guide for the Oxford English Dictionary
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User's Guide for the Oxford English DictionaryUser's Guide for the Oxford English Dictionary

A User's Guide to the Oxford English Dictionary has been provided to help you make full use of the Dictionary's many features. It is both a source of general information about the Dictionary and a key to the structure of specific entries. This Guide provides a detailed account of the conventions and organization of the Dictionary text. It gives an analysis of the components of a typical entry: pronunciation; part of speech, labels indicating, for example, the region in which a word arose or the discipine in which it is used; variates,; etymology; the definition itself; and the suportung quotations.

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A Guide to English-Russian and Russian-English Non-literary Translation
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A Guide to English-Russian and Russian-English Non-literary TranslationLying at the intersection of translatology, cognitive science and linguistics, this brief provides a comprehensive framework for studying, investigating and teaching English-Russian/Russian-English non-literary translation. It provides a holistic perspective on the process of non-literary translation, illustrating each of its steps with carefully analyzed real-life examples. Readers will learn how to choose and process multidimensional attention units in original texts by activating different types of knowledge, as well as how to effectively devise target-language matches for them using various translation techniques.
 
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How English Became the Global Language
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How English Became the Global LanguageHow English Became the Global Language

From its dim origins among Germanic speakers in the British Isles, the English tongue spread for over a millennium through commerce, cultural exchange, and military conquest to become the de facto language of our modern, globalized world. From the Shanghai stock exchange to the United Nations to Internet message boards, whenever people reach out to one another across culture and geography, they do so overwhelmingly in English. Yet the remarkable story of its rise to global dominance has been curiously neglected by historians.

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Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language
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Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default LanguageImprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

In Imprisoned in English, Anna Wierzbicka argues that in the present English-dominated world, millions of people - including academics, lawyers, diplomats, and writers - can become "prisoners of English", unable to think outside English. In particular, social sciences and the humanities are now increasingly locked in a conceptual framework grounded in English. To most scholars in these fields, treating English as a default language seems a natural thing to do.
 
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Another World: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Print Culture
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Another World: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Print CultureAnother World: Nineteenth-Century Illustrated Print Culture

The remarkable story of the stylistic, cultural, and technical innovations that drove the surge of comics, caricature, and other print media in 19th-century Europe
 
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Anil’s Ghost - Michael Ondaatje
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Anil’s Ghost - Michael OndaatjeAnil’s Ghost - Michael Ondaatje

Anil’s Ghost is the critically acclaimed fourth novel by Michael Ondaatje.
 
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