Jamieson's dictionary of Scots the story of the first historical dictionary of the Scots language

An account of the making of John Jamieson's pioneering 'Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language'. Susan Rennie describes Jamieson's work and methods, interweaving her account with biography and linguistic, social, and book history to present a rounded picture of the man,...

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Main Author: Rennie, Susan
Other Authors: Jamieson, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2012, 2012
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Summary:An account of the making of John Jamieson's pioneering 'Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language'. Susan Rennie describes Jamieson's work and methods, interweaving her account with biography and linguistic, social, and book history to present a rounded picture of the man, his work, and his times
Physical Description:1 online resource ill
ISBN:9780191741920