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- DescriptionIn all scientific endeavors lies the ancient drive for sharing ideas and knowledge, and now this can be accomplished in a single tongue - English. But is this a good thing? This author answers this question by investigating the phenomenon of English in science, how and why it came about, the forms in which it appears, and what is its future.
- Author BiographyScott L. Montgomery is a consulting geologist and university lecturer. He is the author of The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science, The Powers That Be: Global Energy for the Twenty-first Century and Beyond, and several books on the history of science and scientific language, including Science in Translation: Movements of Knowledge through Cultures and Time.
- Author(s)Scott L. Montgomery
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication10/05/2013
- GenrePopular Science
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note1 halftone, 7 line drawings, 1 table
- Weight463 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Foreword byDavid Crystal
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