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Maledicta 2, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1978 (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold >>

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisc:, Maledicta Press;: 1978

Seller ID: 3956


304 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Graffiti. Gay terminology. Medical pejoratives. Czech. Italian. Thai. Cockney. Swearing in football. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. View more info

Maledicta 5, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression (V) : Volume 5, Numbers 1 and 2, Summer and Winter 1981, Elias Petropoulos Festschrift (1 Volume)

By: Aman, Reinhold >>

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisc:, Maledicta Press;: 1981

Seller ID: 3960


352 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Chinese. Tonga. French. Farsi. Dutch. Menomini (Native American) terms. Prison slang. Genital pet names. College sexual slang. Ethnic acronyms. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Tiny spot on fore-edge, otherwise no defects. View more info

Maledicta 10, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 10, 1988-1989 (Volume X)

By: Aman, Reinhold >>

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisc:, Maledicta Press;: 1990

Seller ID: 3962


320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, 320 pages, scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. ; Topics include: Anti-religious graffiti. Medical slang. Swahili. Arabic. Ulster. Georgia (the country). Breast pet names. Rock band names. Sick jokes about Challenger. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; Only a touch of shelfwear. View more info

Maledicta 9, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 9, 1986-1987 (Volume IX) Lillian Mermin Feinsilver Festschrift

By: Aman, Reinhold >>

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisc:, Maledicta Press;: 1987

Seller ID: 20180


320 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover with top quality binding, 320 pages, a few b/w illustrations. ; Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Wimp. Graffiti. Cunnilingus. American ethnic slurs. Medical group nouns. Chernobyl jokes. Gay jokes. Gerbil jokes. Thomas Crapper. Interview with Lillian Mermin Feinsilver. More. ; Issn 0363-3659. Edited by German-American philologist, world scholar of dirty words, the great Reinhold... View more info

Maledicta 12, the International Journal of Verbal Aggression : Volume 12, 1996 (Volume XII)

By: Aman, Reinhold >>

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisc:, Maledicta Press;: 1996

Seller ID: 20213


160 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Orange softcover, glossy covers, 160 pages. Scholarly articles on 'offensive' and 'derogatory' language. Topics include: Open letter to Janet Reno from editor (out of prison). Papua New Guinea. African folklore. Bigot '-ists'. Comedian responses to hecklers. Bowdlerization of Faulkner. Plus departments, other articles. ; Issn 0363-3659. ; No defects. View more info

Double Fold : Libraries and the Assault on Paper

By: Baker, Nicholson >>

Price: $8.00

Publisher: N. Y. :, Random House;: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20128


384 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Hardcover, black boards, [xiv] + 370 pages, index, bibliography, endnotes, 7 color illustrations on glossy plates. ; True story of how hundreds of libraries "preserved" their paper ephemera (newspapers, magazines, etc) by microfilming them then destroying the originals, and other atrocities, and how author and team managed to rescue last surviving issues of New York World, a stunning early color newspaper. ; Very small remainer ma... View more info

Intonation and its Uses : Melody in Grammar and Discourse

By: Bolinger, Dwight >>

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Stanford, Calif:, Stanford University Press;: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15248


470 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Ex-Library; Red cloth, [xiv] + 470 pages, 2 indexes, 2 appendixes, bibliography, endnotes, no illustrations (as such) but there are dozens of sample sentences graphically laid out according to high and low intonation. ; 'Intonation: a nonarbitrary, sound-symbolic system with intimate ties to facial expression and bodily gesture, and conveying, underneath it all, emotions and attitudes'. This book is a highly analytical examination of the... View more info

Graves, the : Srebrenica and Vukovar

By: Stover, Eric, with Richard Goldstone >>

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland:, Scalo Publishers;: 1998

Seller ID: 15167


334 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray pictorial boards, 334 pages, bibliography, dozens of graphic b/w photos of gravesites, artifacts, bones, corpses, etc. English text throughout. ; Foreword by Justice Richard Goldstone, chief prosecutor of UN War Crimes Tribunal for Yugoslavia. Based on excavations and research conducted in Bosnia and Croatia into mass graves of slaughtered civilians, including the atrocities known as the Srebrenica Massacre and the Vukovar... View more info