This dictionary containing more than 2,900 terms deriving from the names and pseudonyms of renowned, or seemingly unknown people, covers most fields of human development such as economy, science, technology, history, religion, culture, politics, sport and many others.
The main aims of this dictionary are to provide professionals with a vast and updated compilation of the many eponymous forms used in English; to highlight the invaluable contribution of eponyms which enrich the vocabulary of the English language; to give succinct and accurate information on etymological aspects featuring the terms herein included and to show, by means of sample sentences and expressions mostly taken from original sources, how ubiquitous and unpredictable eponymic forms are.
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Descripción Elsevier. Estado de conservación: New. pp. 312. Nº de ref. de la librería 3186881
Descripción Elsevier Science, 2001. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0444505229