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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 21.00
Are the views of Latinos and African Americans underrepresented in our federal government? For that matter, what does it mean to be represented equitably? Rather than taking for granted a single answer to these complex questions, John Griffin and Brian Newman use different measures of political equality to reveal which groups get what they... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 93.00
Basic Helicopter Aerodynamics is widely appreciated as an easily accessible, rounded introduction to the first principles of the aerodynamics of helicopter flight. Simon Newman has brought this third edition completely up to date with a full new set of illustrations and imagery. An accompanying website www.wiley.com/go/seddon contains all the calculation... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 49.99
Moving Archives is a timely source of useful information by eleven archivists who have recent experience moving both collections and entire repositories. These archivists describe their physical and administrative situations, details of their holdings, planning their move, actual operations, successes, failures, and lessons learned. more...