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Professor Geoffrey Leech

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  • Law of Obligationsby Geoffrey Samuel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    This comprehensive book presents the English law of contract and tort in the context of a European law of obligations. "Law of Obligations" gives an overview of contract and tort as well as an introduction to the law of obligations in the civil (or continental) law tradition. The book is considered an extensive introduction to the western law of obligations,... more...

  • Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Editionby Geoffrey A. Moore

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 15.99

    The bible for bringing cutting-edge products to larger markets?now revised and updated with new insights into the realities of high-tech marketing In Crossing the Chasm , Geoffrey A. Moore shows that in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle?which begins with innovators and moves to early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards?there is... more...

  • The Case of the Popeby Geoffrey Robertson QC

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 9.86

    THE CASE OF THE POPE delivers a devastating indictment of the way the Vatican has run a secret legal system that shields paedophile priests from criminal trial around the world. Is the Pope morally or legally responsible for the negligence that has allowed so many terrible crimes to go unpunished? Should he and his seat of power, the Holy See,... more...

  • Moral Philosophyby David Hume; Geoffrey Sayre-McCord

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy. more...

  • Pretty Little Killersby Daleen Berry; Geoffrey C. Fuller

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 16.99

    In Pretty Little Killers , journalist Daleen Berry and investigator Geoffrey Fuller expand upon their New York Times bestselling ebook The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese to give you even more information behind one of the most horrific and shocking murders of our time. Including over 100 pages of new material, Pretty Little Killers shares the... more...

  • The Pragmatics of Politenessby Geoffrey Leech

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an account of a wide range of politeness phenomena in English, illustrated by hundreds of examples of actual language use taken largely from authentic British and American sources. more...

  • Language in Literatureby Geoffrey Leech

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the mystery' of how a text comes to be invested with artistic potential.   In this book, seven earlier papers and articles, read previously only by a... more...

  • English - One Tongue, Many Voicesby Jan Svartvik; Professor Geoffrey Leech

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00

    This readable yet scholarly book tells the fascinating story of the English language in three ways. It traces its history from obscure beginnings over 1500 years ago. It shows the geographical spread of the language in increasing diversity. It looks at the present state of English as a global language and the uncertainties of its future. It argues... more...

  • Explorations in Semantics and Pragmaticsby Geoffrey N. Leech

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    The aim of this book is to show the way forward to a coherent view of language in which the achievement of the formalist paradigm is strengthened to the extent that its claims are weakened. A formal theory such as generative grammar is a special theory which is to be subsumed in a general theory of linguistic communication that also includes pragmatics.... more...

  • A Communicative Grammar of Englishby Geoffrey Leech; Jan Svartvik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.99

    A Communicative Grammar of English has long been established as a grammar innovative in approach, reliable in coverage, and clear in its explanations. This fully revised and redesigned third edition provides up-to-date and accessible help to teachers, advanced learners and undergraduate students of English. Part One looks at the way English grammar... more...