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The Facts on File encyclopedia of word and phrase origins

The Facts on File encyclopedia of word and phrase origins

Author: Robert Hendrickson
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1997.
Series: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
Traces the history of over nine thousand English words and phrases, including slang, proverbs, plant and animal names, place-names, phrases from literature, nicknames, historical expressions, and foreign-language expressions.

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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Terms and phrases
Dictionnaires anglais
Mots et locutions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hendrickson
ISBN: 0816032661 9780816032662
OCLC Number: 34782678
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 754 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Democratization and Mass Communication: What is the Link? / Patrick H. O'Neil 2. Latin American Broadcasting and the State: Friend and Foe / Elizabeth Fox 3. The Unfinished Project of Media Democratization in Argentina / Silvio R. Waisbord 4. Notes on Freedom of Expression in Africa / Robert Martin 5. Nigeria: The Politics of Confusion / Louise M. Bourgault 6. The Media and Democracy in Eastern Europe / Owen V. Johnson 7. Institutions, Transitions, and the Media: A Comparison of Hungary and Romania / Richard A. Hall and Patrick H. O'Neil 8. The Mass Media in Asia / John A. Lent 9. Democratization and the Press: The Case of South Korea / Kyu Ho Youm 10. The Media and Democratic Development: The Social Basis of Political Communication / W. Lance Bennett.
Series Title: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of word and phrase origins
Responsibility: Robert Hendrickson.


This encyclopedia explains the origins of thousands of words, proverbs, idioms, foreign language expressions, animal and plant names, and nicknames. There are more than 12,500 entries of which  Read more...


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