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Title Languages and jargons : contributions to a social history of language / edited by Peter Burke and Roy Porter
Imprint Cambridge [England] ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Polity Press, 1995
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  P409 L287 1995    AVAILABLE    30630000183424
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PORTER P409 L287 1995    AVAILABLE    30530000891689
Descript vii, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Subject Jargon (Terminology)
Languages, Secret
Alt Author Burke, Peter, 1937-
Porter, Roy, 1946-2002
Alt Title Languages & jargons
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