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- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00
Language contact phenomena have been researched throughout the history of the discipline, but the intensity of the research has undoubtedly risen during the last decades due to growing globalization. This peer-reviewed volume presents twelve papers from the Second Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Groningen, June... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
An Introduction to Applied Linguistics, Second Edition provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Each of the 15 chapters offers an extended survey of a central element of Applied Linguistics and is co-authored by two leading international specialists, thus ensuring a full and balanced treatment of the topic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 149.00
With an analytical framework based upon Émile Benveniste’s theory on deixis and pronouns and Laura Vanelli’s theory on determiners, I discuss how Francesco Soave (1743–1806) in his grammar Gramatica ragionata della lingua italiana (1771) deals with personal pronouns and demonstratives. As regards personal pronouns, I conclude... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 158.00
Starting from Sapir’s (1921) concept of linguistic “drift”, this chapter explores long-term morphosyntactic change in Ancient Egyptian, with particular attention to the typological shift from agglutinative–synthetic to largely analytic morphological structure. The momentum for the continuing and pervasive analyticization process... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 113.00
The transfer of linguistic findings into institutional practice sometimes appears to be a one-way street in which language experts provide solutions for communication problems but, in return, don’t receive insight from the institutions they work with. To emphasize the potential value of applied research for linguists, this paper will be outlining... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 14.96
Im vorliegenden Buch wird ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die Spanglish-Varietäten der mexikanischen und puertoricanischen Einwanderer und deren Nachkommen in den USA gelegt. Die mexikanischstämmigen Latinos stellen die größte Gruppe der Spanischsprecher in den USA dar, gefolgt von den puertoricanischen. Beide Gemeinschaften weisen grundlegende historische,... more...
John Steinbeck's The Log From the Sea of Cortez und die zeitgenössische amerikanische UmweltbewegungDiplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 14.96
"If present trends continue, the world in 2000 will be more crowded, more polluted, less stable ecologically, and more vulnerable to disruption than the world we live in now." Mit diesen Worten nahm Gerald O. Barney 1979 bereits in der Einleitung des Global 2000 Report to the President die Ergebnisse seiner Studie vorweg. Diese Aussage und die zugrunde... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
English causative constructions with cause , get , have and make are often mistakenly presented as (quasi-)synonymous and more or less interchangeable. This book demonstrates the value of corpus linguistics in identifying the syntactic, semantic, lexical and stylistic features that are distinctive for each of these constructions. It also underlines... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00
The volume contains 13 specially written specialist articles on a wide range of subjects within the ambit of the history of the English language and prominent literary uses of it. In uniting linguistic and literary pursuits in a single volume, it follows the noble Neapolitan scholar’s research interests, as well as representing topics that figure... more...