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  • Motives for Language Changeby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

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

  • Legacies of Colonial Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 62.00

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

  • Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 53.00

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

  • Eighteenth-Century Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 33.00

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

  • Varieties of English in Writingby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 135.00

    This chapter considers the written evidence of New Zealand pronunciation provided in 1887 by Samuel McBurney a self-taught phonetician, and the evidence from complaints about pronunciation in the early New Zealand School Inspectors’ Reports, and the literary journal The Triad . This written evidence has been compared with data of spoken New... more...

  • The Handbook of Language Contactby Raymond Hickey

    Wiley 2013; US$ 48.49

    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...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 172.77

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • The Sound Structure of Modern Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 118.76

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... 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...

  • A Source Book for Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 225.00

    The current book intends to provide a flexible and comprehensive bibliographical tool to those scholars working or interested in Irish English. A whole range of references (approx. 2,500) relating to Irish English in all its aspects are gathered together here and in the majority of cases annotations are supplied. The book has a detailed introduction... more...