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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

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ISBN10 : 0191084247

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 512

Category : Reference

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Book Summary: Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'. Each theme has a short introduction giving an overview of the proverbial treatment of the topic and each proverb is accompanied by information on its date, source, and meaning. Not only is this book a pleasure to browse but it is ideal for quick reference with its comprehensive index that makes it easy to find the exact phrase you're looking for. Beautifully produced and designed, it is the perfect gift for anyone who loves language. Drawing on Oxford's ongoing dictionary research and language monitoring, the second edition of this delightful book adds phrases that have come to prominence, or increased in popularity, since publication of the first edition, such as 'Never waste a good crisis' and 'Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have', which add a contemporary flavour to the selection of more traditional English proverbs, and the popular sayings used in the English-speaking world from Asia, Africa, Middle East, and many other cultures. Find phrases on all aspects of life in this fascinating little book.

Egyptian Myth: A Very Short Introduction

Author : Geraldine Pinch

ISBN10 : 0191577790

Publisher : OUP Oxford

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: The complex world of Egyptian myth is clearly illuminated in this fascinating new approach to ancient Egypt. Geraldine Pinch explores the cultural and historical background behind a wide variety of sources and objects, from Cleopatra's Needle and Tutankhamun's golden statue, to a story on papyrus of the gods misbehaving. What did they mean, and how have they been interpreted? The reader is taken on an exciting journey through the distant past, and shown how myths of deities such as Isis and Osiris influenced contemporary culture and have become part of our cultural heritage. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

A Dictionary of Space Exploration

Author : Stephen O'Meara,E. Julius Dasch

ISBN10 : 0192526596

Publisher : Oxford University Press

Number of Pages : 66

Category : Science

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Book Summary: With over 2,300 entries, this fascinating and expansive dictionary covers all aspects of space exploration, from A-Train to Zvezda. This jargon-free new edition has been fully revised and updated to take into account the new developments in space exploration on an international scale over the last thirteen years, with new entries such as Hitomi, Space X Dragon, and Ariane 5 Rocket. All entries are fully cross-referenced for ease of use, and are supported by over 75 photographs, illustrations, and diagrams. In addition to the main definitions, this new edition also contains links to over 250 space-related websites. This authoritative, comprehensive, and clear dictionary is essential reading for anyone with an interest in astronomy and space travel.