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Languages and jargons: contributions to a social history of language

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Languages and jargons: contributions to a social history of language
Title
Languages and jargons: contributions to a social history of language
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A contribution to the social history of language, this volume is particularly concerned with the special semi-private languages, dialects or jargons developed by different social groups, whether they are professions, voluntary associations or groups on the margin of society
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
LC call number
P409
LC item number
.L36 1995
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1946-2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burke, Peter
  • Porter, Roy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jargon (Terminology)
  • Languages, Secret
Label
Languages and jargons: contributions to a social history of language
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Peter Burke -- The jargon of the schools / Peter Burke -- Perplex't with tough names : the uses of medical jargon / Roy Porter -- Anti-language or jargon? : canting in the English underworld in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Lee Beier -- Caló : the "secret" language of the Gypsies of Spain / John Geipel -- Masonics, metaphor, and misogyny : a discourse of marginality? / Marie Mulvey Roberts -- Jargon of class : rhetoric and leadership in British labour politics, 1830-1880 / Timothy R. Burns -- The jargon of Indostan : an exploration of jargon in Urdu and East India Company English / Javed Majeed
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780745612799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Languages and jargons: contributions to a social history of language
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Peter Burke -- The jargon of the schools / Peter Burke -- Perplex't with tough names : the uses of medical jargon / Roy Porter -- Anti-language or jargon? : canting in the English underworld in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Lee Beier -- Caló : the "secret" language of the Gypsies of Spain / John Geipel -- Masonics, metaphor, and misogyny : a discourse of marginality? / Marie Mulvey Roberts -- Jargon of class : rhetoric and leadership in British labour politics, 1830-1880 / Timothy R. Burns -- The jargon of Indostan : an exploration of jargon in Urdu and East India Company English / Javed Majeed
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780745612799
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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