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- De Gruyter 1992; US$ 231.55
Fairacre is changing, even though this downland village and Miss Read's school may still look as they did one hundred years ago. The old cottages where the community once lived are being bought by outsiders, and the new commuter lifestyle has taken children to other schools. Numbers at the Fairacre school are so low, Miss Read fears the school may... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 83.00
This volume brings together a collection of 18 papers dealing with the problem of word order variation in discourse. Word order variation has often been treated as an essentially unpredictable phenomenon, a matter of selecting randomly one of the set of possible orders generated by the grammar. However, as the papers in this collection show, word order... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 149.00
This paper presents and analyzes the encoding of aspect in Heritage Russian (HR), an incompletely acquired language spoken by those for whom another language became dominant at an early age. The HR aspectual system is distinct from the baseline. Aspectual distinctions are lost due to the leveling or loss of morphological marking. As a result, heritage... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 195.00
The papers in this volume in honor of Sandra Annear Thompson deal with complex sentences, an important topic in Thompson’s career. The focus of the contributions is on the ways in which the grammatical properties of complex sentences are shaped by the communicative context in which they are produced, an approach to grammatical analysis that Thompson... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 72.00
This volume grew out of the Seventeenth Annual University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Linguistics Symposium, which was held in Milwaukee on April 8-10, 1988. The theme of the conference was the relationship between linguistics and literacy. In this volume, a selection of papers are presented which cluster around three of the major themes that developed... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 203.00
The 23rd UWM Linguistics Symposium (1996) brought together linguists of opposing theoretical approaches ? functionalists and formalists ? in order to determine to what extent these approaches really differ from each other and to what extent the approaches complement each other. The two volumes of Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics contain... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00
The 23rd UWM Linguistics Symposium (1996) brought together linguists of opposing theoretical approaches — functionalists and formalists — in order to determine to what extent these approaches really differ from each other and to what extent the approaches complement each other. The two volumes of Functionalism and Formalism in Linguistics... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 104.99
This book provides a comprehensive and detailed investigation of a major U.S. city, examining topics that include the economy, demographics, transportation, housing, and race. The book examines the changes that have occurred over the past three decades, exploring the factors associated with those changes and discussing future prospects. more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 48.99
This one-of-a-kind collection of chapters takes the reader on a tour to explore innovative practices from classrooms, schools, districts, communities, and faraway places in the world. more...