Iceland

Author: Andrew Evans

Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides

ISBN: 9781841622156

Category: Travel

Page: 424

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Exotic, yet conveniently close, Iceland attracts a majority of visitors from North America and the rest of Europe. With its colossal glaciers, vast lava flows and thundering waterfalls, the country’s primordial landscape awards visitors with unforgettable vistas and incredible trekking beneath the glowing northern lights. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, an independent traveler on a budget, or a comfort-seeking tourist, author Andrew Evans shows you how to do it – ‘Icelander’ style – at this trendy, eco-friendly destination.
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Finnish Dictionary & Phrasebook

Finnish-English, English-Finnish

Author: Ville Kataja

Publisher: Hippocrene Books

ISBN: 9780781809566

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 295

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This compact dictionary and phrasebook features a concise, easy-to-use grammar guide, a pronunciation table, and a handy reference section that provides the reader with the basics of the Finnish language. Also included is an introduction to the country's history as well as useful tips and practical information on how to navigate your way through the streets, shops and restaurants of Finland. The bilingual dictionary contains a modern, practice-oriented vocabulary. The phrasebook will help English speakers sort through the many situations encountered while travelling, such as finding transportation, booking hotel rooms, ordering at restaurants, visiting museums, or what to do in case of an emergency.
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The American Heritage Pocket Spanish Dictionary

Spanish/English - English/Spanish

Author: American Heritage Dictionary

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618132164

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 309

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Packed with more than 40,000 translations, this handy and affordable bilingual reference tool features U.S. English and Latin American Spanish and hundreds of useful idioms and phrases, and is one of the only pocket-size dictionaries to feature tables of irregular verbs in both English and Spanish.
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World Monetary Units

An Historical Dictionary, Country by Country

Author: Howard M. Berlin

Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 229

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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. An introductory chapter explains the arrangement of the information and the conventions that are used for spelling, foreign diction and uncommon monetary symbols and abbreviations. The major section, the dictionary, provides historical and orthographical information for all monetary systems according to country. Chronologies show the evolution of each monetary unit. Orthographies summarize the commonly accepted English spelling of the unit names (singular and plural) as well as known abbreviations and symbols. A glossary lists all the monetary units alphabetically, identifies their countries, and reveals the etymologies of the unit names. The work is augmented with five useful appendices; a guide to major foreign language number systems, an outline of the families of monetary units, a list of more than 340 standard monetary abbreviations and symbols, two tables summarizing the ISO-4217 currency codes, and a list of current central banks and their associated internet sites.
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Zapotec-English/English-Zapotec (Isthmus) Concise Dictionary

Author: A. Scott Britton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 290

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Isthmus Zapotec, one of at least six known varieties of Zapotec, claims the largest number of speakers in the Zapotecean family. It is spoken in Oaxacam in Mexico's Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and in the state's capital city, Oaxaca de Juarez. This is the first dictionary of Isthmus Zapotec to be published in English. In addition to over 5, 000 entries -- with etymological notes given when entry words derive from Spanish -- the dictionary contains detailed yet concise sections covering spelling and pronunciation, as well as the major points of Isthmus Zapotec grammar.
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Beginner's Swedish

Author: Scott A. Mellor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 262

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This beginner's course presents the basics of Swedish, spoken in Sweden and some other areas of Finland, in situational lessons and a step-by-step format. 'Beginner's Swedish' includes vocabulary sections, useful expressions, pronunciation tips, comprehensive grammar, sections on comparative etymology with English, and the brief outlines of information about Swedish culture.
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Iceland

Author: Francis R. McBride

Publisher: Oxford, England : Clio Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 345

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The Republic of iceland, situated near the Arctic Circle, comprises one large island and numerous smaller ones. Iceland became independent in 1944 and is a founder-member of the Nordic Council, and a member of NATO and the Council for Europe. Iceland is the most geologically active country in the world, with geysers, volcanoes, hot springs, glaciers, and spectacular waterfalls. This descriptive, annotated bibliography provides an updated listing of significant books and articles about Iceland.
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