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  • The Oxford Handbook of the History of Linguisticsby Keith Allan

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 146.99

    In this outstanding book leading scholars from around the world examine the history of linguistics from ancient origins to the present. They consider every aspect of the field from language origins to neurolinguistics, explore linguistic traditions in east and west, chronicle centuries of explanations for language structures, meanings, and usage, and... more...

  • Linguistic Meaningby Keith Allan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Dr Keith Allan presents a coherent, consistent and comprehensive account of linguistic meaning, centred around an informally presented theory of meaning. It is intended for graduate and undergraduate students of linguistics, or any linguist curious about what a theory of meaning should seek to accomplish and the way to achieve that aim. The work... more...

  • Concise Encyclopedia of Semanticsby Keith Allan; Keith Brown

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 225.00

    Concise Encyclopedia of Semantics is a comprehensive new reference work aiming to systematically describe all aspects of the study of meaning in language. It synthesizes in one volume the latest scholarly positions on the construction, interpretation, clarification, obscurity, illustration, amplification, simplification, negotiation, contradiction,... more...

  • Forbidden Wordsby Keith Allan; Kate Burridge

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 34.00

    This 2006 book examines how we use language to swear, to insult, and also to be politically correct. more...

  • Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processingby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    De Gruyter Mouton 2011; US$ 154.00

    The book addresses controversies around the conscious vs automatic processing of contextual information and the distinction between literal and nonliteral meaning. It sheds new light on the relation of the literal/nonliteral distinction to the distinction between the automatic and conscious retrieval of information. The question of literal meaning... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmaticsby Keith Allan; Kasia M. Jaszczolt

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 133.00

    In the fast-developing field of pragmatics, this Handbook is a one-stop resource for today's research and the many theoretical debates. more...

  • Added Value in Design and Constructionby Allan Ashworth; Keith Hogg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.99

    Added Value in Design and Construction takes a holistic, student-centred approach to offering public and private sector clients the ultimate reward; doing more for less.  The Latham Report was a call to action and this book provides students of construction with the theoretical and practical knowledge to deliver the recommendations of the report.... more...

  • Damn!by Rob Chirico; Keith Allan

    Pitchstone Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Swearing, cussing, or cursing, out of anger, excitement, or just because, is something most of us do, at least to some degree. Turn on the television or open a magazine, and there it is. Damn! is an insightful and entertaining look at our evolving use of profanity over the last half-century or so, from a time when Gone with the Wind came under... more...

  • Willis's Practice and Procedure for the Quantity Surveyorby Allan Ashworth; Keith Hogg; Catherine Higgs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 65.00

    Historically employed to estimate and measure the likely material requirements for any building project, the role of the modern quantity surveyor is diverse, with a wide range of employers and geographical locations to match. Change continues to be a feature in quantity surveying practice, with the New Rules of Measurement, the RICS Black Book and... more...

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Lung Transplantationby Keith C. Meyer; Allan R. Glanville

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Lung Transplantation presents the most current and up-to-date evidence regarding the diagnosis and management of BOS.  In-depth chapters provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the definition and changing perceptions of the nature of BOS as a clinical and pathologic entity, immune and non-immune... more...