In der Reihe Lexicographica. Series Maior erscheinen schwerpunktmäßig Monographien und Sammelbände zur Lexikographie und Metalexikographie. Darüber hinaus werden Arbeiten aus dem weiteren Bereich der Lexikologie aufgenommen, sofern sie Ansätze bieten, die einen Beitrag zum Ausbau der theoretischen, methodischen und empirischen Grundlagen von Lexikographie und Metalexikographie leisten. In den seit 1984 erschienenen knapp 150 Bänden spiegeln sich anschaulich die Schwerpunkte und Entwicklungstendenzen der einschlägigen Forschung. Das Spektrum der behandelten Themen reicht von Problemen der Mikro- und Makrostruktur über typologische und wissenschaftsgeschichtliche Aspekte bis hin zur anwendungsorientierten lexikographischen Dokumentation.
This book brings to life the story of two college football coaches in the early 1900s who would do almost anything to win—Amos Alonzo Stagg of the University of Chicago and Fielding H. Yost of the University of Michigan. It recounts their bitter rivalry and the lengths each went to in order to gain victory on the football field.
This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sweden contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, an extensive bibliography, and a dictionary section with more than 300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Sweden.
"Recommended for most academic libraries ... a quick reference tool to those who need some general information or an overview."--- ARBA "A useful historical dictionary with a very good bibliography." ---Area Studies "A satisfactory English-language summary of Swedish history, with good thumbnail sketches of important figures and events." ---Journal of Baltic Studies Once part of the Kalmar Union---along with Denmark and Norway---the Kingdom of Sweden broke free in order to govern itself in the early 1500s, and for more than a century afterward it was a force to be reckoned with. At its peak it was twice the size it is today, but with the secession of Finland in 1809 and the rise of Russia, Sweden changed its path and turned toward neutrality and a peaceful existence. Today, Sweden boasts a healthy economy and is an important member of the European Union, as well as a major contributor to international activities Through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essayeya bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant people, events, and institutions. The A to Z of Sweden provides information ranging from politics to economics, education to religion, and music to literature.
The Berlitz Swedish Bilingual Pocket Dictionary, packed with practical, accessible vocabulary for every situation, is one of the few truly pocket-sized dictionaries available for travelers, professionals, and students. 336 pages.

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