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- Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 23.32
The Golden Thread is an enthralling and accessible history of the cultural miracle that is the written word. It is an invention that has been used to share ideas in every field of human endeavour, and a motor of cultural, scientific and political progress. From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and animals... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
An important aspect of the analysis of written language is to explain its relationship to spoken language. The volume focuses on how morphology influences forms of spelling. It brings together 8 papers, including a review of the historical development of German and Dutch orthography, a paper about the possibilities for marking morphological structure... more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 26.95
This practical handbook aims to clarify the need for and the use of transcription methodology and provides a useful, efficient guide to creating good transcripts for a variety of people using ethnographic methods. Appropriate for varying levels of expertise, it will be an essential tool for transcriptionists, ethnographers, researchers, oral historians,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95
We are surrounded by documents of all kinds, from receipts to letters, business memos to books, yet we rarely stop to reflect on their significance. Now, in this period of digital transition, our written forms as well as out reading and writing habits are being questioned and transformed by new technologies ad practices. What is the future of the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95
An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory offers beginning students a comprehensive overview of and introduction to our current understanding of the rules and principles that govern the syntax of natural languages. Includes numerous pedagogical features such as ‘practice’ boxes and sidebars, designed to facilitate understanding... more...
- Spinifex Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Blending personal experience with rigorous study, this explosive manifesto rails against what it presents as the resurgent sexual fascism of the new world order. By exposing everything from the casual acceptance of snuff pornography in ?gore? culture to the framing of rape as a punch line, Abigail Bray links the celebration of sexual sadism to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
This study presents a semantic framework for analysing all aspectual constructions in terms of the event state distinction, and describes the grammatical expression of aspectual meaning in terms of a theory of grammatical constructions. In this theory, grammatical constructions, like words, are conventionalized form-meaning pairs, which are best described... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 185.00
This book aims to provide a thorough and wide-ranging introduction to approaches to morphology in linguistic theory over the last twenty years. This comprehensive survey concentrates not only on the generative linguistic mainstream, but on approaches that are less fashionable or relatively unknown to English-speaking linguists, and highlights recent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95
Word Structure , provides a complete introduction to morphology, the study of the structure of words. Word Structure : * examines how words work as part of the language system * encourages readers to take an objective and analytic approach * refers to a wealth of languages, including Turkish and Latin, to illustrate points raised * provides clear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95
This fully updated second edition includes a new introduction, a wide range of new entries (reflecting developments in linguistics since the book's original release) and added specialized further reading for lecturers and more advanced students. A comprehensive and critical A-Z guide to the main terms and concepts used in the study of language... more...