By Carl Darling Buck

ISBN-10: 0226079376

ISBN-13: 9780226079370

Originally released in 1949 and showing now for the 1st time in a paperbound version, Buck's Dictionary continues to be an quintessential device for diachronic research of the Indo-European languages. prepared in line with the which means of phrases, the paintings comprises greater than 1,000 groupings of synonyms from the valuable Indo-European languages. greenback first tabulates the phrases describing a selected proposal after which discusses their etymological and semantic background, tracing adjustments in which means of the basis phrases in addition to providing instances indicating which of the older types were changed via expressions of colloquial or international origin.

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In a highly sarcastic literary book, he strongly criticized the easily recognizable, but defenseless opposition leaders, such as Stipe Mesic´ and Ivica Racˇan. The planned official promotion of this book at the Frankfurt Bookshow of 2001 elicited protest from many other Croatian editors and, following this campaign, the promotional initiative was dropped. His earlier historic novels also show a nationalistic flavor, but their literary qualities have been generally recognized. ARBA. See RAB. ARCHITECTURE.

1593–1606 Massive immigration of Orthodox and Catholic Vlachs into Croatia and Slavonia. 1595 New victory of Croats and the Austrians at Petrinja; the lands north of the Kupa are definitively saved. 1606 Peace treaty between Austrians and Ottomans defines longlasting frontiers. 1619–1637 Reign of Ferdinand II of Habsburg. The Vojna Krajina of Karlovac and Varazˇdin are administratively divided. 1683 Defeat of the Ottoman army at Vienna. 1699 The Treaty of Karlovci liberates most of Slavonia and Croatia.

Communist leader born in Gorica in the vicinity of Zagreb. He joined the communist movement in 1932 and was arrested and prosecuted several times. During World War II, he was commissar of the General Headquarters and Partisan Detachments of Croatia. After the war, he became the regional head of the Communist Party in Croatia and a member of the Politburo. He was prime minister of the government of the Socialist Republic of Croatia. Later he held the highest functions in the federation: he was a member of the Presidency of the Central Committee of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia and of the Presi- 03-064 A-Gospic Offensive 4/24/03 10:10 AM Page 17 BAN • 17 dency of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

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