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15 December 2008

352 Pages | Figures, tables

ISBN: 9780199549375

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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

Volume III: 1859-1936

Julie Coleman

A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

  • The first critical history of slang dictionaries
  • International coverage
  • Presents unique and fascinating insights on the least visible elements of contemporary society
  • Reveals changing attitudes to nationality, gender, sexuality, class, ethnicity, and age