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- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 17.99
A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how?and whether?culture shapes language and language, culture Linguistics has long shied away from claiming any link between a language and the culture of its speakers: too much simplistic (even bigoted) chatter about the romance of Italian... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2004; US$ 35.00
This is an accessible introduction to the most fully developed functional approach to grammar currently available. Now in its second edition, it is closely based on Michael Hallidays An Introduction to Functional Grammar: Third Edition . more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 37.99
Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 180.00
Interpreting has been a neglected area since the late 1970s. Sylvie Lambert and Barbara Moser-Mercer have attempted to give a new impulse to academic research in print with this collection of 30 articles discussing various aspects of interpreting grouped in 3 sections: I. Pedagogical issues, II. Simultaneous interpretation, III. Neuropsychological... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 35.00
A comprehensive introduction to computational semantics, showing students how to compute meaning using the functional programming language Haskell. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
From his groundbreaking book Speech Acts to his most recent studies of consciousness, freedom and rationality John Searle has been a dominant and highly influential figure amongst contemporary philosophers. This is the only systematic introduction to the full range of Searle's work. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00
Using a wide range of data from real-life speech situations, this new introduction to politeness breaks away from the limitations of current models and argues that the proper object of study in politeness theory must be commonsense notions of what politeness and impoliteness are. more...