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Title: Multilingual Dictionary of Ethnology/Mehrsprachige
Written By: Gereon Janzing
Series Title: LINCOM Scientific Dictionaries 01
Description:

For some disciplines there are multilingual technical dictionaries available. For ethnology/anthropology such a book has so far been missing. Since ethnologists/anthropologists have - for reasons of their subject - a special need for reading literature in different languages, such a dictionary should be highly appreciated. If you are engaged with comparative ethnology/anthropology, you will probably need to read sources in all the great languages of the world. For the ability to compare them a multilingual technical dictionary will be of considerable use. So it should not be missing in any ethnological or anthropological institute. Some of the ideas treated in this science are usually not found in conventional bilingual dictionaries, such as for example from ethnosociology.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Subject Language(s): English
Esperanto
French
German
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3895862991
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 100
Prices: USD 40 / DM 72 / # 24