Geoffrey Horrocks and his learned book

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Geoffrey Horrocks and his learned book

Post by Psammatichos » Fri Dec 29, 2006 5:01 pm

Hello fellow Greek-lovers!
Maybe I'm posting this in the wrong place (in which case you must excuse me as a newbie) but I was just wondering if any of you have a copy of Geoffrey Horrocks: Greek. A History of the Language and its Speakers? I'm supposed to purchase it for the coming semester but it seems that it's more expensive than I imagined... The cheapest copy I could find, was at Amazon for 230 $, which is a bit much for me, being a poor student and all.
I'm sure that it's a very useful and interesting book but I would only make that sort of investment, if I know that it'll pay off throughout my entire time in college.
So can anyone tell me: Is it really worth that much?
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Post by Psammatichos » Sat Dec 30, 2006 3:53 pm

Thank you very much!
That's a lifesaver. I didn't know the History Book Shop - it seems quite good.
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Re: Geoffrey Horrocks and his learned book

Post by Democritus » Sun Dec 31, 2006 4:12 am

Do your local public libraries have interlibrary loan?

The libraries here in California let you borrow books from other public libraries and from university libraries all over the state.

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Post by Psammatichos » Sun Dec 31, 2006 1:44 pm

Yes, that's possible at the public libraries but unfortunately not at the university libraries. Luckily, chad's link helped me out.
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