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Languages and jargons : contributions to a social history of language / edited by Peter Burke and Roy Porter.

Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Polity Press, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 216 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Jargon (Terminology).
Languages, Secret.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Burke, Peter.
Porter, Roy, 1946-2002.
ISBN:
0745612792 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
33043055
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