Taranov A.Русско-итальянский тематический, 9000 слов

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Taranov A.
Русско-итальянский тематический, 9000 слов

Данная книга содержит более 9000 наиболее употребительных слов, организованных по тематическому принципу. 257 тем словаря охватывают основные сферы повседневной деятельности человека, бизнеса, науки, культуры.
Словарь предназначен для активной работы со словарным запасом, для расширения и систематизации знаний иностранной лексики. Издание будет полезно как при самостоятельном изучении языка, так и в качестве дополнительного пособия к основному курсу.
Пособие снабжено удобной кириллической транслитерацией, которая предназначена для использования в случае сомнений в произношении того или иного слова.

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Bent Greve
Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)

Definitions of the welfare state often focus on how and why a state intervenes in the economy and welfare of the individual citizen. A welfare state does not, however, have to mean state intervention it may merely reflect the states restrictions and the demands of the labor market, families, and the rest of civil society. This book covers the history of the welfare state from Chancellor Otto von Bismarcks reforms in Germany starting in 1883 to the present day.

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred cross-referenced entries that focus on the definitions and concepts that are the most relevant, long lasting, and important concepts. It provides insights from major areas in social science, including sociology, economics, political science, and social work. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the welfare state.

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Alberto Manguel
The Dictionary of Imaginary Places: The Newly Updated and Expanded Classic

From Atlantis to Tolkien’s Middle-Earth, this Baedeker of the imagination takes readers on a tour of more than 1,200 realms invented by storytellers from Homer’s day to our own. And now, brought up to date with dozens of invaluable new entries and illustrations, such as Umberto Eco’s Island of the Day Before, Salman Rushdie’s Sea of Stories, and Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, this volume is even more authoritative and comprehensive. Profiled within are lands drawn from Lewis Carroll, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Jules Verne, L. Frank Baum, C. S. Lewis, Jorge Luis Borges, and more. Written with the wit and insight that has made Alberto Manguel a bestselling authority on literature, the book is also a visual treat: more than 200 original illustrations and maps reveal the lay of the land in Oz, Lilliputia, Narnia, and elsewhere. Here are worlds enough and more for every reader, fantasy fan, and passionate browser.

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M. Sokoloff
A Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic of the Talmudic and Geonic Periods

The first new dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic in a century, this towering scholarly achievement provides a complete lexicon of the entire vocabulary used in both literary and epigraphic sources from the Jewish community in Babylon from the third century C.E. to the twelfth century. Author Michael Sokoloff’s primary source is, of course, the Babylonian Talmud, one of the most important and influential works in Jewish literature. Unlike the authors of previous dictionaries of this dialect, however, he also uses a variety of other sources, from inscriptions and legal documents to other rabbinical literature. A Dictionary of Jewish Babylonian Aramaic also differs from earlier lexographic efforts in its focus on a single dialect. Previous dictionaries have been composite works containing various Aramaic dialects from different periods, blurring distinctions in meaning and nuance. Sokoloff has been able to draw on the most current linguistic and textual scholarship to ensure the complete accuracy of his lexical entries, each of which is divided into six parts: lemma or root, part of speech, English gloss, etymology, semantic features, and bibliographic references. Another important feature in this invaluable reference work is its index of all cited passages, which allows the reader of a given text to easily find the semantics of a particular word. In addition to linguists and specialists in Jewish Aramaic literature, lay readers and students will also find this comprehensive, up-to-date dictionary useful for understanding the Babylonian Talmud.

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Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington
The Dictionary of Fashion History

What is an earthquake gown?
– Who wore eelskin masher trousers?
– What did the word “dudes” mean in the 16th century?

A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyclopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times, for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians.

The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons’ landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions, this new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians, students of fashion history, or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It is also fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject.

Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and promises to be a definitive guide for generations to come.

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