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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 224.00
The Hittite Etymological Dictionary is a comprehensive compendium of the vocabulary of Hittite, one of the great languages of the Ancient Near East, and of paramount importance for comparative Indo-European studies. Since the start of publication, as evidenced by frequency of reference and quotation, this work has become an important tool... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95
Learning to think is a complex process made up of reading, writing listening, speaking and remembering textual materials. The aim of this topical book is to encourage practical educational reform in the Humanities by taking the emphasis away from the reception of texts to their production. Adapting rhetorical teaching methods, the authors encourage... more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 25.00
For believers in the power of English, language as aid can deliver the promise of a brighter future; but in a neocolonial world of international development, a gulf exists between belief and reality. Rich with echoes of an earlier colonial era, this book draws on the candid narratives of white women teachers, and situates classroom practices within... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95
This textbook on syntax aims to give students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time strives to acquaint them with the essentials of syntactic argument. This edition contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 247.95
"Bas Aarts and April McMahon have assembled a star-studded cast of linguistic experts who have produced a state-of-the art compendium on all the major aspects of the modern English Language." – Peter Trudgill, University of Fribourg "Both as editors and as authors, Professor Aarts and Professor McMahon have achieved something quite remarkable... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 180.00
Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean is the first collection to focus, via primary linguistic fieldwork, on the underrepresented and neglected area of the Anglophone Eastern Caribbean. The following islands are included: The Virgin Islands (USA & British), Anguilla, Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, Carriacou, Barbados, Trinidad, and Guyana.... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2003; US$ 15.95
A writing workshop in a book! Writing teacher and artist/calligrapher Adams knows the tremendous power of the written word. And she has made it her mission to put into action her belief that everyone can experience and enjoy this power and the fruits of her or his own creativity. Many can write, but few do. Why? Fear stops us, Adams writes. Fear,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 32.95
At the beginning of the 20th century, Progressive reformers set up curricula in journalism, public relations, and creative writing to fulfill their own purposes: well-trained rhetors could convince the United States citizenry to accept Progressive thinking on monopolies and unions and to elect reform candidates. Although Progressive politicians and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 16.99
Slang, writes Michael Adams, is poetry on the down low, and sometimes lowdown poetry on the down low, but rarely, if ever, merely lowdown. It is the poetry of everyday speech, the people's poetry, and it deserves attention as language playing on the cusp of art. In Slang: The People's Poetry, Adams covers this perennially interesting subject... more...