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- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29
This book focuses on how gender in its many guises - Linguistic, Natural, Social - is reflected in human languages, how it features in myths and metaphors, and the role it plays in human cognition. Examples are drawn from all over the world, with a special focus on Aikhenvald's extensive fieldwork in Amazonia and New Guinea. more...
- Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 60.00
Providing an accessible integration of theory and research methods, this text prepares students to critically analyze persuasive appeals and to design effective messages and campaigns. The book draws on key ideas from both communication and social psychology to explore the mutual influence of cognitive and affective processes and the characteristics... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 26.95
A celebration of the writing and editing life, as well as a look behind the scenes at some of the most influential magazines in America (and the writers who made them what they are). You might not know Terry McDonell, but you certainly know his work. Among the magazines he has top-edited: Outside, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and Sports Illustrated. ... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 54.99
This book is a guide to scholarly research in the field of American postmodern literature, defined as the period between 1950 and 1990 and provide advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars of literature with a comprehensive view of the print and online resources available in literature and related subject areas more...
- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 34.95
In this volume, James Robson provides a foundational analysis of the Hebrew text of Deuteronomy 1?11. Distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the Hebrew text, Deuteronomy 1?11 is a convenient pedagogical and reference tool that explains the form and syntax of the biblical text, offers guidance for deciding between competing... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2016; Not Available
This volume focuses on the closely allied yet differing linguistic varieties of Birmingham and its immediate neighbour to the west, the industrial heartland of the Black Country. Both of these areas rose to economic prominence and success during the Industrial Revolution, and both have suffered economically and socially as a result of post-war industrial... more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 29.00
This reference grammar covers the phonology, morphology, and syntax of the language of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. It is the result of a long and sustained effort, inexorably entwined with that of the Marshallese-English Dictionary, published in 1976. Following a general introduction that situates the islands and their people in the cultural... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00
This book investigates the three pivotal points oftext for foreign language acquisition: reception, construction and deconstruction. InPart One, the focus is on various aspects of text reception, such as developingliteracy, text interest, and perceptions of the academic register or theassessment of spoken language in educational contexts. Part Two... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99
In an age when local daily papers with formerly robust reporting are cutting sections and even closing their doors, the contributors to The Life of Kings celebrate the heyday of one such paper, the Baltimore Sun, when it set the agenda for Baltimore, was a force in Washington, and extended its reach around the globe. Contributors like David Simon,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19
This book examines the variation found in modern spoken French, based on the research programme 'Phonology of Contemporary French' (Phonologie du Fran?ais Contemporain, PFC). Extensive data are drawn from all over the French-speaking world, including Algeria, Canada, Louisiana, Mauritius, and Switzerland. more...