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  • Areal Features of the Anglophone Worldby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    The present volume seeks to unite the research of a range of scholars working on features of non-standard, vernacular English which show an areal distribution, i.e. which cluster geographically across the world. The volume is concerned with dialect input, innovations among varieties of English andthe areal diffusion of features among varieties.... more...

  • Datenbanksoftware für Jedermannby Raymond Hickey

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 49.99

    Einführung.- Einführung.- 1 Erste Schritte mit dem Programmpaket.- 2 Kurzbeschreibung der Programme.- 3 Installation auf Festplatte.- 4 Das Desktop-Programm.- Datenbankverwaltung.- 1 Vieweg DatenbankManager.- 1.1 Tastenbelegungen für das Desktop.- 1.2 Datenbankeditierung.- 1.2.1 Die Verarbeitung zweier Datenbanken.- 1.2.2 Die Behandlung von Feldtypen.-... more...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    The book offers an easy-to-grasp overview of forms of modern Irish within a general linguistic framework. Based on recordings of more than 200 speakers (accessible as supplementary material on the accompanying DVD), the book demonstrates the vitality and breadth of the present-day language. Maps and tables allow easy orientation among... more...

  • A Dictionary of Varieties of Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.95

    A Dictionary of Varieties of English presents a comprehensive listing of the distinctive dialects and forms of English spoken throughout the contemporary world. Provides an invaluable introduction and guide to current research trends in the field Includes definitions both for the varieties of English and regions they feature, and for terms... more...

  • Dublin Englishby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 180.00

    The present book describes the English language in all its facets as spoken in present-day Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland. It covers the entire range of its history since the first arrival of English there several hundred years ago. Apart from the evolution of English in the capital, the book also concentrates on the significant changes... more...

  • Eighteenth-Century Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    An edited collection which provides novel insights into the English language in the eighteenth century. more...

  • The Handbook of Language Contactby Raymond Hickey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 227.95

    The Handbook of Language Contact offers systematic coverage of the major issues in this field – ranging from the value of contact explanations in linguistics, to the impact of immigration, to dialectology – combining new research from a team of globally renowned scholars, with case studies of numerous languages. An authoritative reference... more...

  • Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 51.00

    A comprehensive 2007 survey of the development and present-day features of English in Northern and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • Legacies of Colonial Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 61.00

    This 2005 book explores the role of British dialects in the genesis and subsequent history of postcolonial varieties of English. more...

  • Motives for Language Changeby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    This book considers the processes involved in language change and how they can be modelled and studied. more...