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  • Diachronic Syntaxby Ian Roberts

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 59.99

    This book shows how the generative approach to linguistics may be used to understand how languages change. Ian Roberts explains how generative theory can throw light on central questions in historical linguistics, including word-order change, grammaticalization, and reanalysis. He examines the links between syntactic change and first-language acquisition... more...

  • Creative Authenticityby Ian Roberts

    Atelier Saint-Luc Press 2004; US$ 11.95

    Serious working artists are the intended audience of this collection of short essays that clarify common expressive and personal problems that many artists encounter, including the fear of being clichéd, the desire to convey truth in art, and the frustration behind trying to find an authentic voice. These crippling fears are laid to rest through insightful... more...

  • Syntactic Changeby Ian Roberts; Anna Roussou

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    A general account of grammaticalization in terms of formal syntax. more...

  • Clause Structure and Language Changeby Adrian Battye; Ian Roberts

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 109.99

    A collection of previously unpublished papers on a specific topic in historical linguistics - clause structure. These papers testify to the recent renewal of interest in diachronic syntax, a consequence of the new emphasis on comparative issues in the principles and parameters framework. more...

  • The Energy Glutby Ian Roberts; Phil Edwards

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 26.95

    The Energy Glut shows how the heating of our planet and the bulging of our waistlines are manifestations of the same global malaise. Ian Roberts presents a frightening vision of humanity besieged by a food industry pushing a surfeit of energy-dense food, while the rise of the car means we have fewer opportunities to move our bodies than ever before. more...

  • The Syntax of the Celtic Languagesby Robert D. Borsley; Ian Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 71.00

    This 1996 book examines Celtic languages in comparative perspective, with a substantial introduction to the field. more...

  • Essential German Verbs: Teach Yourselfby Silvia Robertson; Dr Ian Roberts

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; Not Available

    Essential German Verbs is the course for you if you need help with your study of German. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn verbs effectively. more...

  • Essential German Verbs: Teach Yourselfby Silvia Robertson; Dr Ian Roberts

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 14.63

    Essential German Verbs is the course for you if you need help with your study of German. This fully revised edition of our best-selling course now comes with free downloadable audio support containing hints on how to learn verbs effectively. more...

  • The Origins, Prevention and Treatment of Infant Crying and Sleeping Problemsby Ian St James-Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Babies who cry a lot, or are unsettled in the night, are common sources of concern for parents and, consequently, costly problems for health services. In this book, Ian St James-Roberts summarises the evidence concerning infant crying and sleeping problems to provide a new evidence-based approach to these common challenges for parents and health services.... more...

  • Victoriansby Ian Roberts; Brian Moses

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    This book will support children as they: * Write a school report for a Victorian pupil * Compile the biography of a real-life circus performer- "The Human Canon Ball" * Produce a letter to complain about the after-effects of the Victorian remedy carbolic smoke balls! more...