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Roget's International Thesaurus

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ISBN-10: 0060935448

ISBN-13: 9780060935443

Edition: 6th 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Barbara Ann Kipfer, Robert L. Chapman

List price: $16.95
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The revolutionary achievement of Dr. Peter Mark Roget's first edition in 1852 was the development of a brand-new principle: the arrangement of words and phrases according to their meanings. Dr. Roget's system brings together in one place all the terms associated with a single thought or concept; it allows a wide-ranging survey of language within a book of relatively modest size, without the space-consuming repetitions that so severely limit the scope of thesauruses arranged in a dictionary format with A-to-Z entries. This brilliant organization makes Roget's International Thesaurus both the most efficient word finder and a cutting-edge aid in stimulating thought, organizing ideas, and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 7/2/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1280
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Robert L. Chapman has spent much of his professional career editing numerous reference texts, including thesauruses and dictionaries. An ardent collector of slang as well as other words, Chapman was the revising editor of the fourth edition of Roget's International Thesaurus and the supervising editor of the Funk & Wagnalls Standard College Dictionary. Chapman, a retired Professor of English from Drew University, has also edited Roget A to Z, The Dictionary of American Slang, Concise Roget's International Thesaurus, and the Thesaurus of American Slang.