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- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
The book shows how the system of English predicate complementation has been undergoing an amazing amount of variation and change in recent centuries, and identifies explanatory principles to account for this change and variation, with evidence from large electronic corpora of both British and American English. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00
First published in 1996, The Eyes of the Skin has become a classic of architectural theory. It asks the far-reaching question why, when there are five senses, has one single sense – sight – become so predominant in architectural culture and design? With the ascendancy of the digital and the all-pervasive use of the image electronically,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00
Freedom of speech is a tradition distinctive to American political culture, and this book focuses on major debates and discourses that shaped this tradition. It sheds fresh light on key Congressional debates in the early American Republic, developing and applying an approach to fallacy theory suitable to the study of political discourse. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
This book documents changes and trends in English predicate complementation. In-depth case studies of grammatical patterns presented here uncover new links between form and meaning in these constructions, offering fresh insights into explanatory principles to account for variation and change in the system of English predicate complementation. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
This collection of essays discusses a central feature of European philosophy: the idea of a universal active power as the ultimate world-explanation. The development of this idea is traced from Plato onwards, as it traverses through Stoicism, Neoplatonism, medieval scholasticism, and modern rationalism to Hegel and Schopenhauer. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 119.00
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Developments in Language Theory, DLT 2007, held in Turku, Finland in July 2007. It addresses all important issues in language theory including grammars, acceptors and transducers for words, trees and graphs; algebraic theories of automata; relationships to cryptography,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book provides the first comprehensive account of the history and extent of Celtic influences in English. Drawing on both original research and existing work, it covers both the earliest medieval contacts and their linguistic effects and the reflexes of later, early modern and modern contacts, especially various regional varieties of English. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological perspective, the studies in this volume focus on putative... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00
This volume interfaces three fields of linguistics rarely discussed in the same context. Its underlying theme is linguistic variation, and the ways in which historical linguists and dialectologists may learn from insights offered by typology, and vice versa . The aim of the contributions is to raise the awareness of these linguistic subdisciplines... more...