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  • Grammar, Gesture, and Meaning in American Sign Languageby Scott K. Liddell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00

    Explores similarities and differences between spoken and signed languages, challenging notions of what constitutes 'language'. more...

  • Dialectologyby J. K. Chambers; Peter Trudgill

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

    As a comprehensive account of all aspects of dialectology this updated edition makes an ideal introduction to the subject. more...

  • Analysing Sociolinguistic Variationby Sali A. Tagliamonte

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 42.00

    A comprehensive 'how to' guide to the practical analysis of language variation in a social context. more...

  • Multimodal Transcription and Text Analysisby Anthony Baldry; Paul J. Thibault

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 38.00

    What are multimodal texts? How can we transcribe and analyse them? How can multimedia and internet help us in multimodal discourse analysis? What postproduction and authoring skills are needed to analyse a multimodal text or to develop a corpus of multimodal texts? How does integrating multimedia meaning-making resources into hypertext multiply our... more...

  • The Phonology of Mongolianby Jan-Olof Svantesson; Anna Tsendina; Anastasia Karlsson; Vivan Franzen

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 49.99

    This book provides both the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian and the first account in any language of the historical phonology of the Mongolian group of languages. - ;This book provides (a) the first comprehensive description of the phonology and phonetics of Standard Mongolian, known as the Halh... more...

  • Basic Linguistic Theory, 1by R. M. W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    In Basic Linguistic Theory R. M. W. Dixon provides a new and fundamental characterization of the nature of human languages and a comprehensive guide to their description and analysis. In three clearly written and accessible volumes, he describes how best to go about doing linguistics, the most satisfactory and profitable ways to work, and the pitfalls... more...

  • Social Determinants of Healthby Michael Marmot; Richard Wilkinson

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99

    Social Determinants of Health, 2nd Edition gives an authoritative overview of the social and economic factors which are known to be the most powerful determinants of population health in modern societies. Written by acknowledged experts in each field, it provides accessible summaries of the scientific justification for isolating different aspects of... more...

  • Cracking the MRCS Vivaby Iain Au-Yong; Simon Howarth; Tjun Tang; Robert Sayers; Rajesh Sivaprakasam

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Cracking the MRCS Viva is an outstanding guide to the MRCS Viva examination. Its unique approach recreates the structure and content of each individual viva, allowing the reader to self-test, or two students to recreate mock viva sessions for themselves. Divided into six sections to mirror the exam - applied surgical anatomy, operative surgery,... more...

  • Exorbitant Privilegeby Barry Eichengreen

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 16.99

    For more than half a century, the U.S. dollar has been not just America's currency but the world's. It is used globally by importers, exporters, investors, governments and central banks alike. Nearly three-quarters of all $100 bills circulate outside the United States. The dollar holdings of the Chinese government alone come to more than $1,000... more...

  • Adam's Tongueby Derek Bickerton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 16.99

    How language evolved has been called ?the hardest problem in science.? In Adam?s Tongue , Derek Bickerton?long a leading authority in this field?shows how and why previous attempts to solve that problem have fallen short. Taking cues from topics as diverse as the foraging strategies of ants, the distribution of large prehistoric herbivores, and the... more...