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  • The Linguistics of Eating and Drinkingby John Newman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00

    This volume reviews a range of fascinating linguistic facts about ingestive predicates in the world?s languages. The highly multifaceted nature of ?eat? and ?drink? events gives rise to interesting clausal properties of these predicates, such as the atypicality of transitive constructions involving ?eat? and ?drink? in some languages. The two verbs... more...

  • The Linguistics of Sitting, Standing and Lyingby John Newman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 203.00

    This volume explores properties of ?sit?, ?stand?, and ?lie? verbs, reflecting three of the most salient postures associated with humans. An introductory chapter by the Editor provides an overview of directions for research into posture verbs. These directions are then explored in detail in a number of languages: Dutch; Korean; Japanese; Lao; Chantyal,... more...

  • The Linguistics of Givingby John Newman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 195.00

    In this collection of papers twelve linguists explore a range of interesting properties of ?give? verbs. The volume offers an in-depth look at many morphological, syntactic, and semantic properties of ?give? verbs, including both literal and figurative senses, across languages. Topics include: an apparent zero-morpheme realisation of ?give? in a Papuan... more...

  • Oswald and the CIAby John Newman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 16.95

    From the acclaimed author of JFK and Vietnam comes a book that uncovers the government's role in the Kennedy assassination more clearly than any previous inquiry. What was the extent of the CIA's involvement with Lee Harvey Oswald? Why was Oswald's file tampered with before the assassination of John F. Kennedy? And why did significant documents... more...

  • Giveby John Newman

    De Gruyter Mouton 1996; US$ 182.00

    Give: A Cognitive Linguistic Study (Cognitive Linguistic Research). more...

  • Scuba Diving and Snorkeling For Dummiesby John Newman; Michael Newman

    Wiley 2011; US$ 15.99

    For millions of Americans, diving offers the chance to get away from everyday life and enter a world of stunning natural beauty and fascinating complexity. And getting started is a breeze! Anyone can learn to dive safely and explore the world’s wondrous oceans – all it takes is a little training and basic equipment. Scuba Diving... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    BBased on the Institute of Concrete Technology's advanced course, the Advanced Concrete Technology series is a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia, and industry have come together to produce this unique reference source. This first... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...

  • Advanced Concrete Technologyby John Newman; B S Choo

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 138.00

    Based on the Institute of Concrete Technology's Advanced Concrete Technology Course, these four volumes are a comprehensive educational and reference resource for the concrete materials technologist. An expert international team of authors from research, academia and industry has been brought together to produce this unique series. Each volume deals... more...