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  • Internet Linguisticsby David Crystal

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95

    The Internet is now an integral part of contemporary life, and linguists are increasingly studying its influence on language. In this student-friendly guidebook, leading language authority Professor David Crystal follows on from his landmark bestseller Language and the Internet and presents the area as a new field: Internet linguistics. In his... more...

  • Lenin and the Problem of Marxist Peasant Revolutionby Esther Kingston-Mann

    Oxford University Press 1983; US$ 13.99

    Examines the evolution of Lenin's thinking on the place of the Russian peasant in theory and in the potential reality of Marxist revolution. more...

  • Particle Astrophysicsby D.H. Perkins

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    How did our universe begin? An understanding of the development of the early universe brings together the subjects of particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology. This text involves the student in this rapidly growing field of research. - ;The last years have seen a symbiosis of the fields of elementary particle physics and the astrophysics of the... more...

  • Introducing the Language of the Newsby M. Grazia Busa

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.95

    Introducing the Language of the News is a comprehensive introduction to the language of news reporting. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book provides an accessible analysis of the processes that produce news language, and discusses how different linguistic choices promote different interpretations of news texts. Key features... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysisby Bernd Heine; Heiko Narrog

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    This handbook compares the main analytic frameworks and methods of contemporary linguistics. It offers a unique overview of linguistic theory, revealing the common concerns of competing approaches. By showing their current and potential applications it provides the means by which linguists and others can judge what are the most useful models for the... more...

  • Text Genres and Registers: The Computation of Linguistic Featuresby Chengyu Alex Fang; Jing Cao

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book is a description of some of the most recent advances in text classification as part of a concerted effort to achieve computer understanding of human language. In particular, it addresses state-of-the-art developments in the computation of higher-level linguistic features, ranging from etymology to grammar and syntax for the practical task... more...

  • English Wordsby Francis Katamba

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    How do we find the right word for the job? Where does that word come from? Why do we spell it like that? And how do we know what it means? Words are all around us - we use them every day to communicate our joys, fears, hopes, opinions, wishes and demands - but we don't often think about them too deeply. In this highly accessible introduction to English... more...

  • Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroomby Ronald P. Leow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Explicit Learning in the L2 Classroom offers a unique five-prong (theoretical, empirical, methodological, pedagogical, and model building) approach to the issue of explicit learning in the L2 classroom from a student-centered perspective. To achieve this five-prong objective, the book reports the theoretical underpinnings, empirical studies, and... more...

  • Power and Politeness in the Workplaceby Janet Holmes; Maria Stubbe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Power and Politeness in the Workplace has become established as a seminal text for courses in language and professional communication. Co-authored by bestselling author Janet Holmes, this text provides insights into the way we all talk at work, including a wealth of material illustrating the way people communicate with each other in their ordinary... more...

  • Trask's Historical Linguisticsby Robert McColl Millar; Larry Trask

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95

    Trask?s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition , is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics ? the study of language change over time. This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic... more...