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  • Legacies of Colonial Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 61.00 US$ 50.02

    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 US$ 29.52

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

  • Irish Englishby Raymond Hickey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 51.00 US$ 41.82

    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$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    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$ 55.95 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 work... more...

  • The Dialects of Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • The Sound Structure of Modern Irishby Raymond Hickey

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The Sound Structure of Modern Irish contains essential information about the phonology of modern Irish along with many analyses of general linguistic issues. A major focus of the book is on a typological comparison between Irish and a number of other languages which have functionalised such phenomena as palatalisation and/or initial mutation.... 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...