Items related to Wicked Words: Poisoned Minds--Racism in the Dictionary

Wicked Words: Poisoned Minds--Racism in the Dictionary

4.67 avg rating
( 3 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780963129352: Wicked Words: Poisoned Minds--Racism in the Dictionary
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This book exposes and classifies racist words found among the 160,000 words in Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. Other versions of Merriam-Webster dictionaries (as well as other prominent English dictionaries) are also examined and critiqued. This comprehensive work is the result of a 25-year study by the author, but has been skillfully reduced to a relatively few pages. Though detailed, it is written in easy-to-understand English with the offending words alphabetized and catagorized. Ancient words of wisdom grace the beginning of each chapter. The book comes complete with footnotes, subject and word indexes, appendices, and illustrations.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

The author is an internationally known Bible scholar and linguist. He teaches at the University of California at Los Angeles (Extension) and the University of Phoenix. He has studied and photographed Hebrew manuscripts in both Israel and the former Soviet Union. With a grant from IBM he used the latest in computer technology to study ancient biblical and extra-biblical manuscripts. His work and efforts have been praised in the Los Angeles Times, the internationally acclaimed Biblical Archealogy Review, as well as a host of other newspapers and magazines.

Review:

"His book is a must read on the subliminal ways that racism exists in this country."--Robin Watson, an attendee at a book signing. -- L.A. Watts Times, March 6, 1997

'Dr. Carr's book, a well documented expose, is not only a remarkable achievement, but is the wave of the future with regard to style of publishing.' -- Prof. Jack Languth, Chair, USC School of Journalism

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781477599464: Wicked Words: Poisoned Minds: Racism in the Dictionary

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 1477599460 ISBN 13: 9781477599464
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishi..., 2012
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

Firpo W. Carr
Published by Example Product Brand (1997)
ISBN 10: 096312935X ISBN 13: 9780963129352
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldBooks
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think_cr8_096312935X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 255.89
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds