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- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 26.95
Hauptbeschreibung Das Studienbuch behandelt die Aspekte der Spracherwerbs-und Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung, die besonders für das Lernen und das Lehren sowie das mentale Management von Sprachen relevant sind. Mit seiner Fokussierung auf dynamische Prozesse der Kognition und der Transkulturation setzt es Akzente für eine grundlegende Neuausrichtung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. Individual chapters present case studies of artefacts and fragmentary textual materials, concerned with the reconstruction of houses, maritime... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Archaeology and Language IV examines a variety of pressing issues regarding linguistic and cultural change. It provides a challenging variety of case-studies which demonstrate how global patterns of language distribution and change can be interwoven to produce a rich historical narrative, and fuel a radical rethinking of the conventional discourse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1990; US$ 130.00
The aim of this book is to provide a fresh view of the history of nineteenth-century language study by focusing on the writings of three linguists (Whitney, Bréal and Wegener) in three countries (the United States, France and Germany). The standard histories of linguistics portray the period between the 1840s and the 1890s as comprising a steady increase... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 28.95
The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00
This book accounts for the structural differences between 'non-creole' language varieties - such as African-American English - and their European source languages. John Holm argues that these differences resulted from 'partial restructuring', whereby some of the source languages' features were retained, but many features from the non-native speakers'... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 42.00
Written by a leading expert in the field, this new and much-needed account brings together disparate findings to examine the dynamics of contact between languages in an immigrant context and asks how and why some languages survive longer than others in such a context. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 54.00
In this book, a distinguished international group of scholars discuss the concept 'word' and its applicability in a range of typologically diverse languages from all corners of the globe. Close study of their phonological and grammatical characteristics enables us to refine our understanding of what can constitute a 'word'. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00
This major new work explores the development of creoles and other new languages, focusing on the conceptual and methodological issues they raise for genetic linguistics. Drawing on major theories of language formation, macroecology and population genetics, Mufwene proposes a common approach to the development of creoles and other new languages. more...