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English Accents and Dialects: An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles, Fifth EditionTaylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
English Accents and Dialects provides a unique introductory guide to the regional and social varieties of English spoken in the UK and Ireland. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; Not Available
This is a classic book on a fascinating subject. Peter Trudgill examines the close link between language and society and the many factors that influence the way we speak. These range from gender, environment, age, race, class, region and politics. Trudgill's book surveys languages and societies from all over the world drawing on examples from Afrikaans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series provide comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95
This groundbreaking collection explores the beliefs and approaches to the history of English that do not make it into standard textbooks. Orthodox histories have presented a tunnel version of the history of the English language which is sociologically inadequate. In this book a range of leading international scholars show how this focus on standard... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
From Scotland to Singapore, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of English spoken around the world. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 229.95
The Handbook of Language Variation and Change , written by a distinguished international roster of contributors, reflects the vitality and growth of the discipline in its multifaceted pursuits. It is a convenient, hand-held repository of the essential knowledge about the study of language variation and change. Written by internationally recognized... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99
This fascinating book challenges the idea that languages are equally complex. Eighteen scholars look at evidence from a wide range of times and places. They consider the links between linguistic structure and change and social complexity. Their conclusions challenge conventional ideas about the nature of language and contemporary theory. - ;This book... more...