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  • Syntactic Change in Akkadianby Guy Deutscher

    OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87

    Akkadian, an ancient Semitic language spoken in Assyria and Babylonia, is one of the earliest known languages, with a surviving written history from 2500BC to 500BC. Guy Deutscher investigates its development over these two millennia. He shows that changes in the language can be linked to the emergence of complex patterns of communication required... more...

  • The Unfolding Of Languageby Guy Deutscher

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    'Language is mankind's greatest invention - except of course, that it was never invented.' So begins Guy Deutscher's fascinating investigation into the evolution of language. No one believes that the Roman Senate sat down one day to design the complex system that is Latin grammar, and few believe, these days, in the literal truth of the story of the... more...

  • The Unfolding of Languageby Guy Deutscher

    Henry Holt and Co. 2006; US$ 20.99

    Blending the spirit of Eats, Shoots & Leaves with the science of The Language Instinct , an original inquiry into the development of that most essential-and mysterious-of human creations: Language Language is mankind's greatest invention-except, of course, that it was never invented." So begins linguist Guy Deutscher's enthralling investigation... more...

  • The Entropy Crisisby Guy Deutscher

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    This book aims to prove that the so-called “energy crisis” is really an entropy crisis. Since energy is conserved, it is clear that a different concept is necessary to discuss meaningfully the problems posed by energy supplies and environmental protection. This book makes this concept, entropy, accessible to a broad, nonspecialized audience.Examples... more...

  • New Superconductorsby Guy Deutscher

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 75.00 US$ 61.50

    How new are the high T c superconductors, as compared to the conventional low T c ones? In what sense are these oxides different from regular metals in their normal state? How different is the mechanism for high T c superconductivity from the well-known electron-phonon interaction that explains so well superconductivity in metals and alloys? What are... more...

  • Through the Language Glassby Guy Deutscher

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    "Guy Deutscher is that rare beast, an academic who talks good sense about linguistics... he argues in a playful and provocative way, that our mother tongue does indeed affect how we think and, just as important, how we perceive the world." Observer *Does language reflect the culture of a society? *Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we... more...

  • The Gap Symmetry and Fluctuations in High-Tc Superconductorsby Julien Bok; Guy Deutscher; Davor Pavuna; Stuart Wolf

    Springer US 2006; US$ 86.48

    Proceedings of a NATO ASI held in Cargèse, France, September 1-13, 1997 more...

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