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The Resource A history of cant and slang dictionaries, Vol. 3, 1859-1936, Julie Coleman

A history of cant and slang dictionaries, Vol. 3, 1859-1936, Julie Coleman

Label
A history of cant and slang dictionaries, Vol. 3, 1859-1936
Title
A history of cant and slang dictionaries
Title number
Vol. 3
Title part
1859-1936
Statement of responsibility
Julie Coleman
Title variation
1859-1936
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book continues Julie Coleman's acclaimed history of dictionaries of English slang and cant. It describes the increasingly systematic and scholarly way in which such terms were recorded and classified in the UK, the USA, Australia, and elsewhere, and the huge growth in the publication of and public appetite for dictionaries, glossaries, and guides to the distinctive vocabularies of different social groups, classes, districts, regions, and nations. Dr Coleman describes theorigins of words and phrases and explores their history. By copious example she shows how they cast light on everyday li
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Coleman, Julie
Dewey number
423.0280941
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Cant
Label
A history of cant and slang dictionaries, Vol. 3, 1859-1936, Julie Coleman
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-440) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Abbreviations and Typological Conventions; Introduction; 1: John Camden Hotten; 2: International Slang Dictionaries of the 1880s and 1890s; 3: Farmer and Henley's Slang and its Analogues; 4: Other British General Slang Dictionaries; 5: British School and University Glossaries; 6: Australian Slang Dictionaries; 7: Dictionaries of General American Slang; 8: American School and University Glossaries; 9: Dictionaries of First World War Slang; 10: Dictionaries of Homelessness; 11: Dictionaries of Crime
Control code
ocn317153625
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unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 489 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191720772
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317153625
Label
A history of cant and slang dictionaries, Vol. 3, 1859-1936, Julie Coleman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-440) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Abbreviations and Typological Conventions; Introduction; 1: John Camden Hotten; 2: International Slang Dictionaries of the 1880s and 1890s; 3: Farmer and Henley's Slang and its Analogues; 4: Other British General Slang Dictionaries; 5: British School and University Glossaries; 6: Australian Slang Dictionaries; 7: Dictionaries of General American Slang; 8: American School and University Glossaries; 9: Dictionaries of First World War Slang; 10: Dictionaries of Homelessness; 11: Dictionaries of Crime
Control code
ocn317153625
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 489 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191720772
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)317153625

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