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Manser, Martin H.

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,032 publications in 4 languages and 20,538 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Quotations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Introductions  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Publishing director, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor
Classifications: PL1455, 495.1321
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Most widely held works by Martin H Manser
The Facts On File dictionary of foreign words and phrases by Martin H Manser( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American poet and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson described the English language as "the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven." With more than 4,000 entries, this dictionary explains the meanings and origins of terms that have entered the English lexicon from foreign tongues. Drawn from the fields of language and literature, religion, law, politics and economics, music, entertainment, and cuisine, entries include a definition of the word or phrase in English; language of origin; meaning in the original language; part of speech; pronunciation; and examples or quotations to illustrate usage. The dictionary features entries adopted from countless languages, including French (mise-en-scène), German (Sturm und Drang), Latin (quo vadis), Arabic (mujahideen), Russian (glasnost), Chinese (tao), Greek (hoi polloi), Turkish (kismet), Italian (lingua franca), and many others. Entertaining and authoritative, The Facts On File Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases is a valuable resource for students, writers, and language lovers alike
The Facts on File dictionary of proverbs by Martin H Manser( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries which explain the meanings and origins of over 1,500 English language proverbs, each with examples of usage, variants or alternative forms, and a keyword index
Concise English-Chinese, Chinese-English dictionary by Anthony Paul Cowie( Book )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben ci dian bu dan zai jiu ban de ji chu shang kuo da le shou ci liang, zeng jia le san qian ge xin ci (bao gua ci zu), er qie zeng bu le jiu ban mei you de mei yu pin fa, fa yin he yong fa, ci wai, hai biao chu le dong ci, ming ci, xing rong ci tong jie ci de da pei deng
Pocket Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English by Martin H Manser( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compact, intermediate-level English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary covering over 90,000 words and phrases, and over 130,000 translations, including new words in each language
The Facts on File dictionary of classical and biblical allusions( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that explain the meaning and origins of approximately two thousand allusions found in the Bible, as well as in Greek, Roman, Norse, and other mythologies, and includes examples of usage and cross-references
Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English = [Ying Han, Han Ying]( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers authoritative, up-to-the-minute coverage, with over 88,000 words and phrases, and 130,000 translations in a practical format. The Dictionary's clear layout makes it accessible and straightforward to use, and a detailed index system of radicals helps you find the entry you need quickly and easily. Chinese simplified characters, orthodox characters, and pinyin forms are given for each Putonghua tones is included. The Dictionary has also been updated to include the very latest vocabulary, including bioterrorism, e-shopping, WAP phone, domain name, and SARS. The CD-ROM offers an essential and quick reference tool, eliminating the multi-stage look-up process in the print dictionary. The CD-ROM contains character recognition and audio pronunciations for 22,000 single-characters
The Facts on File guide to good writing by Martin H Manser( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines the basics of writing for anyone looking to improve writing skills or knowledge of the English language
Good word guide : the fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usage by Martin H Manser( Book )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English language continues to change, and new usage can be problematic. With this edition of the 'Good Word Guide', editor Martin Manser provides practical guidance and accessible information
The Westminster collection of Christian quotations( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over six thousand quotations on Christian faith, teaching, and life, spoken by famous and lesser-known Christians from throughout history. Arranged alphabetically by topic
Chambers dictionary of synonyms and antonyms by Martin H Manser( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical companion to the Bible : a literary reference by Martin H Manser( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Bible as a work of literature, focusing on its language and verbal structures and on the imaginative quality of its thought
The Chambers thesaurus by Martin H Manser( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an alphabetically-arranged list of synonyms and antonyms, with panels explaining synonym nuances, and including new, technical, rare, literary, and old-fashioned terms
1001 words you need to know and use : an A-Z of effective vocabulary by Martin H Manser( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An A-Z of Effective Vocabulary covers the meaning and usage of 1001 words that you really do need to know. Whether you need guidance for a letter, job application, essay, proposal, interview, or presentation, this book can help you choose the words you need to create the right effect. Each word is defined according to Oxford Dictionaries' latest research and includes sample sentences of real usage drawn from the Oxford English Corpus (the world's largest languagedatabank). The book also gives examples of pitfalls to avoid, hints on similar words, and advice on how to express yourself persuasively. Learn the words that will help you to describe an event, discuss a topic, speak in an interview, evaluate a point of view and write clearly using this book which contains essential information for anyone wanting to achieve greater success in any written or spoken task."--Publisher's description
The Facts on File guide to style by Martin H Manser( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on writing style, including word choice, sentence construction, and the use of figurative language, along with lessons on writing techniques for letters, resumes, essays, and reports
The compact guide to the Bible by Debra Reid( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handy and accessible reference book that outlines the key subjects and relevance of the Bible today
The Facts on File dictionary of allusions by Martin H Manser( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive guide to implied or indirect references in the English language. In approximately 4,000 entries, this resource explores well-known events, places, people, and phenomena whose names have acquired a particular meaning beyond that of the word itself. Entries are drawn from a wide range of sources, including Shakespeare and the Bible; Greek, Roman, and Norse mythology; literary texts through the ages; historical events; popular culture; and film and television. Each entry contains a pronunciation guide, a definition, an example of the allusion's use, information on derived forms, and more. --From publisher description
Dictionary of eponyms by Martin H Manser( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores an aspect of the rich heritage of the English language - the deriving of words from the names of people, eg sandwich, wellington, mackintosh, ampere, watt, volt
Who's who of the Bible by Martin H Manser( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bible contains over three thousand names - all of which are included in this exhaustive Who's Who of the Bible. Every single individual whose name is listed in the Bible is listed here in order of their appearance in the Bible with their dates, a concise description of their lives and significance, and references to where they occur in the text. With sections on the Pentateuch, the History books, Poetry and Wisdom books, the Prophets, the Gospels and Acts, and the Letters and Revelation, this book also includes a user's guide, family trees of key individuals, a timeline, an alphabetical list of names, and an Appendix on the Apocrypha. Putting all the information on the Bible's rich cast of characters at your finger tips, this is an essential guide for any preacher, teacher, biblical scholar, student, or Bible reader
The Macmillan dictionary of the Bible by Martin J Selman( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entries consist of the main people, places, customs, religious and cultural aspects, events, and institutions of the Bible. -- xreferplus description
Book of Bible quotations( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotations from the Bible are among the best known of all in the English language. This book has been compiled for reference, for practical helpfulness and for the sheer enjoyment of browsing through the Bible's riches
 
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The Facts On File dictionary of foreign words and phrases
Alternative Names
Manser, Martin.

Manser, Martin 1952-

Manser, Martin H.

Manser Martin H. 1952-....

Mīnsir, Mārtīn 1952-

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The Facts on File dictionary of proverbsConcise English-Chinese, Chinese-English dictionaryPocket Oxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-EnglishThe Facts on File dictionary of classical and biblical allusionsOxford Chinese dictionary : English-Chinese, Chinese-English = [Ying Han, Han Ying]The Facts on File guide to good writingGood word guide : the fast way to correct English - spelling, punctuation, grammar and usageThe Westminster collection of Christian quotations