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  1. French: From Dialect to Standard

    By R. Anthony Lodge

    Written as a text, this book looks at the external history of French from its Latin origins to the present day through some of the analytical frameworks developed by contemporary sociolinguistics. French is one of the most highly standardized of the world's languages and the author invites us to...

    Published March 3rd 1993 by Routledge

  2. A Dictionary of English Surnames

    By P. H. Reaney, R. M. Wilson

    This classic dictionary answers questions such as these and explains the origins of over 16,000 names in current English use. It will be a source of fascination to everyone with an interest in names and their history....

    Published September 25th 1991 by Routledge

  3. 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....

    Published September 11th 1991 by Routledge

  4. Compendium of the World's Languages

    By George L. Campbell

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 24th 1991 by Routledge

  5. Writing Successfully in Science

    By Maeve O'Connor

    "Writing Successfully in Science" pays particular attention to the needs of scientists whose first language is not English, explaining how to avoid the main pitfalls of English grammar and how to present work in a clear and logical fashion. It combines practical tips for the first-time writer with...

    Published June 29th 1991 by Routledge

  6. Writing Successfully Science

    By Maeve O'Connor

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

    Published June 29th 1991 by Routledge

  7. A Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Paul Beale

    For over fifty years the name of Eric Partridge has been synonymous with slang in the English language. This edition, based on his famous volume, makes it fully relevant to the language of today....

    Published April 24th 1991 by Routledge

  8. The Major Languages of Eastern Europe

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 14th 1990 by Routledge

  9. The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle East and Africa

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    Based on the much-praised The World's Major Languages, this is the first comprehensive guide in paperback to describe the development, grammar sound and writing system, and sociological factors of the major language families in these areas....

    Published October 17th 1990 by Routledge

  10. A Dictionary of Epithets and Terms of Address

    By Leslie Dunkling

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 6th 1990 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English
    Edited by Tom Dalzell
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  2. The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  3. Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation Technology
    Edited by Sin-Wai Chan
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  4. Vice Slang
    By Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
    To Be Published December 14th 2014
  5. The Major Languages of East and South-East Asia
    Edited by Bernard Comrie
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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