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  • Repertoires and Choices in African Languagesby Friederike Lüpke; Anne Storch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Africa is one of the hotspots of linguistic diversity, and most African languages are spoken by multilingual communities. The persistence of multilingualism and the linguistic creativity are striking, especially against the backdrop of "language death" and expanding monolingualism elsewhere in the world. This volume deals with multilingualism... more...

  • The Great Gatenbyby John Marsden

    Pan Macmillan Australia 1991; US$ 9.08

    "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian "A very funny, very Australian book" West Australian Maybe deep down every kid knows his parents want him to be the Pride of the School, the Captain of Cricket and Tennis and Rowing and Darts and Knitting and anything else that's going down. They don't want to know about the fact... more...

  • Lengua y cultura en el Caribe hispánicoby Jens Lüdtke; Matthias Perl

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 123.50

    Se enfocan la lengua española y los cambios culturales en el Caribe desde los contactos con los taínos y los indígenas del Continente y sus repercusiones lingüísticas y literarias, y se analiza el desarrollo de la lengua en las Antillas Mayores, la criollización, el contacto con lenguas posteriores y la descriollización, resultado de interferencias... more...

  • Creativity and the Agile Mindby Tony Veale; Kurt Feyaerts; Charles Forceville

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Creativity is a highly-prized quality in almost any domain of human endeavor, whether one is crafting tangible objects from physical materials, or mental objects from concepts, words, pictures and musical notes. It is a diverse, multi-faceted phenomenon that demands a diverse, multi-disciplinary perspective. By bringing together a wide... more...

  • The Language Situation in China, Volume 1by Li Yuming; Li Wei

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 123.50

    China, with the world's largest population, numerous ethnic groups, and vast geographical space, is also rich in languages. Since 2006, China's State Language Commission has been publishing annual reports on "language life" in China. These reports cover language policy and planning, new trends in language use, and major events concerning... more...

  • Communicationby Karl Erik Rosengren

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 50.00

    Written as an introduction for beginning students, this book offers a thorough, yet lively, overview of human communication in all its aspects. Accessibly written and assuming no prior knowledge of the discipline Communication: An Introduction : offers a thorough, yet lively, examination of all aspects of human communication, including: a summary... more...

  • Ausgewählte Schriftenby Otto Weinreich; Ulrich Klein; Günther Wille

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1969; US$ 225.00

    Durch die vorliegende Sammlung soll alles an entlegener Stelle Veröffentlichte vereinigt und alles nicht mehr Greifbare erneut vorgelegt werden, damit dieses Lebenswerk in seinem vollen Umfang zugänglich bleibt. Bestimmt sich damit die Auswahl der Beiträge nach dem äußeren Gesichtspunkt der Vervollständigung des Erreichbaren, so ist auch die chronologische... more...

  • The Politics of Englishby Marnie Holborow

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 47.00

    This book offers a major reappraisal of the role of language in the social world. Focusing on three main areas - the global spread of English, Standard English, and language and sexism - The Politics of English : examines World English in relation to international capitalism and colonialism; analyzes the ideological underpinnings of the debate about... more...

  • Constructing the Heritage Language Learnerby Neriko Doerr; Kiri Lee

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    Though often treated as an objective category, heritage language learner is a social construct contested by researchers, government officials, school administrators, and students themselves. Based on ethnographic fieldwork at a Japanese language school in the US, the book examines the construction of the heritage language learner, viewing... more...