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Published: 11 March 2004

272 Pages | 6 halftones

ISBN: 9780199254712

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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

Volume I: 1567-1784

Julie Coleman

A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

  • written for a multi-disciplinary readership of social and cultural historians and historians of language
  • full of revelation about the underside of early modern English life