Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 March 2017

320 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198785019

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Small Dictionaries and Curiosity

Lexicography and Fieldwork in Post-Medieval Europe

John Considine

  • Offers the first account of early fieldwork in the lexicography of minority languages
  • Places the history of dictionaries in the context of cultural and intellectual history
  • Surveys a range of dictionaries and languages from across Europe and from the Middle Ages to the early nineteenth century