Dictionary of Sports and Games Terminology
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Adrian Room
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-10 - Publisher: McFarland

The specialized jargon of some sports can be quite esoteric. Non-Americans, for example, are likely puzzled by baseball terms such as bunt, cut-off man, and safety squeeze, while the non–British may pause over cricket’s Chinaman, doosra, golden duck, off-break, popping crease, and yorker. This new dictionary gives the definitions of
Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries, Eighth Edition
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Jack O'Gorman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: American Library Association

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new
Dictionary of Pseudonyms
Language: en
Pages: 536
Authors: Adrian Room
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

Substantially revised and enlarged, this new edition of the Dictionary of Pseudonyms includes more than 2,000 new entries, bringing the volume's total to approximately 13,000 assumed names, nicknames, stage names, and aliases. The introduction has been entirely rewritten, and many previous entries feature new accompanying details or quoted material. This
Skilled Labour and Professionalism in Ancient Greece and Rome
Language: en
Authors: Edmund Stewart, Edward Harris, David Lewis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is a history of ancient Greek and Roman professionals: doctors, seers, sculptors, teachers, musicians, actors, athletes and soldiers. These individuals were specialist workers deemed to possess rare skills, for which they had undergone a period of training. They operated in a competitive labour market in which proven expertise
Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur, Band 45
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: Jochem Kahl, Nicole Kloth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Helmut Buske Verlag

A. Abdel-Raziq: An unpublished small sculpture of a female acrobat at the Al-Salam School Museum in Assiut. N. Abdelwahed | J. M. Iskander | T. Tawfik: The Blocks from the Nilometer at Roda. Preliminary Report on the Reconstruction Work. B. Ahmed: The Stela of Hori-Sheri at the Egyptian Museum (Cairo