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Forthcoming General Language Reference Books

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  1. The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Tom Dalzell

    The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer lively examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers,...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Academic Writing for International Students of Business

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Bailey

    International students of Business or Economics often need to write essays and reports for exams and coursework, and this new, second edition of Academic Writing for International Students of Business has been completely revised and updated to help them succeed with these tasks. This book...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Comic Alphabets (Routledge Revivals)

    Their Origin, Development, Nature

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1961, this book explores the form of the comic alphabet. Whether through poems, prose or phonetics, the alphabet has become a way in which mankind has taken pleasure in playing with words and phrases. Indeed, approaches can vary significantly from the almost moronically humorous...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The World of Words (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to Language in General and to English and American in Particular

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1939, this book provides a brief but comprehensive view of language in general, and of English and American language in particular. It is suitable for beginners and those who wish to learn about the basics of linguistics....

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Dictionary of the Underworld (Routledge Revivals)

    British and American

    By Eric Partridge

    Series: Routledge Revivals: The Selected Works of Eric Partridge

    First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique...

    To Be Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Handbook of Persuasive Tactics

    A Practical Language Guide

    By Joan Mulholland

    Most people have to communicate with colleagues every day and persuade them to understand their opinions or to accept their views. This handbook is intended for anyone who is interested in such goal-oriented language. It extracts 300 persuasive tactics from research findings in communication,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Language of Negotiation

    A Handbook of Practical Strategies for Improving Communication

    By Joan Mulholland

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Intermediate Russian Reader

    By Lydia Buravova

    Series: Routledge Modern Language Readers

    The Routledge Intermediate Russian Reader has been specially designed for intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced learners of Russian and comprises a wide range of graded readings. The materials include authentic extracts from mass media and literature by renowned modern writers such as A....

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge