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This book is designed to meet the needs of any student of Russian, from the complete beginner through to the intermediate and advanced, who wants a quick and easy-to-use reference grammar, with exercises and answers. The grammar is presented in easily accessible double-page-spread units, with grammar explanations on the left-hand page and exercises to practise and check understanding on the facing right-hand page. The reader can either dip in and out... more...

An ELBS/LPBB edition is available.

During the 1930s the Soviet Union launched a major effort to create a modern Air Force. That process required training tens of thousands of pilots. Among those pilots were larger numbers of young women, training shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts. A common training program of the day involved studying in 'flying clubs' during leisure hours, first using gliders and then training planes. Following this, the best graduates could enter... more...

Conversational Latin is an excellent dual-language resource for exploring ancient and contemporary topics, ranging from the weather to politics, in lively dialogs with authentic Roman expression. Each chapter offers 3 conversations in varying degrees of difficulty supported by topical vocabulary. Latin as a living and vital language is showcased in this indispensable supplement to any standard Latin course of study. Traupman's book provides facing... more...

From Cantonese to Thai, Gaelic to Modern Persian, learning the languages of the world is attainable for any beginning student. Learners can use the Teach Yourself Complete Language Courses at their own pace or as a supplement to formal courses. All Teach Yourself Complete Language Courses include: Up-to-date, graded interactive dialogues Graded units of culture notes, grammar, and exercises Step-by-step guides to... more...


A Guide for Food Buying in Japan takes the mystery out of shopping for Japanese food as well as household necessities while staying in Japan. Part 1: Before You Shop outlines what the shopper will encounter when shopping in Japan including the different kinds of local markets, and the methods of pricing and labeling products, and Japanese Kanji and Kana with Romanization and pronunciation of the Japanese ingredients and common necessities found in... more...

A leading social scientist's depiction of the Holocaust as the culmination of liberal, European modernization. In the half-century since the appearance of Hannah Arendt's seminal work The Origins of Totalitarianism, innumerable historians have detailed the history of the Nazi years. Enzo Traverso's brilliant synthesis, The Origins of Nazi Violence, maps the troubling genealogy of the Nazi regime, situating the extermination camps at the terrible... more...

Egyptian hieroglyphs are the subject of endless fascination to many. This is the first book to make the basics of hieroglyphs truly easy to understand. Explaining briefly the history and development of the language, it then gives the Egyptian alphabet and shows how simple it is to spell your own name using hieroglyphs. Here, too, is an introduction to the Pharoahs, the Gods, the Nile and the Egyptian calendar, the scribes, and the common texts in... more...

Written with Western readers in mind, this concise but comprehensive reference grammar covers many aspects of modern standard Korean, ranging from detailed descriptions of speech sounds, intonation, and rhythm in relation to grammar and syntax, to in-depth analysis of verb structure and the verbal phrase. Numerous examples and illustrations are also included.

'No managerial or administrative task is as universally dreaded as the performance review. Supervisors may know the points they need to get across, but putting them on paper is another matter. This book puts the right words at their fingertips, with ready-to-use phrases and words, action items, and descriptions that managers, supervisors, and HR professionals can use to evaluate performance, prepare development plans, and address performance problems.... more...