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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Demographic ageing is a reality - within 25 years half the population of Western Europe will be over 50, one quarter over 65, and the Less Developed Countries will contain one billion elderly people. Ageing Societies examines the myths, challenges and opportunities behind these figures. Ageing Societies explores three areas: Â§ the growing necessity... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2002; US$ 12.99
Lynne Bowker introduces the world of technology to the world of translation in this unique book, the first of its kind. Bowker reveals the role of technology in translation and how to use this ever developing tool. more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 11.99
This book offers the first complete analysis of the emergence of simultaneous interpretation a the Nuremburg Trail and the individuals who made the process possible. Francesca Gaiba offers new insight into this monumental event based on extensive archival research and interviews with interpreters, who worked at the trial. This work provides an overview... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95
The late twentieth century saw an explosion of interest in semiotics, the science of the signs and processes by which we communicate. In this study, the first of its kind in English, Keir Elam shows how this new 'science' can provide a radical shift in our understanding of theatrical performance, one of our richest and most complex forms of communication.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
This comprehensive history of linguistics is part of a 5 volume set. Together, the volumes examine the social, cultural and religious functions of language, its place in education, the prestige attached to different varieties of language, and the presentation of lexical and grammatical descriptions. They explore the linguistic interests and assumptions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Implementing a novel method for identifying idiolectal co-selections, and taking the UNABOM investigation as a case study, this Pivot evaluates the effectiveness and reliability of using the web for forensic purposes. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00
The paper argues that both nouns and adjectives are interpreted as relational in the construct state. Accordingly, relational nouns can all be inflected in the construct state, and so can some sortal nouns which can be coerced to a relational interpretation. Similarly, relational adjectives can all be inflected in the construct state, and so can some... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 165.00
This investigation constitutes a quantitative variationist approach toward Spanish in contact with Catalan in Barcelona, Spain. It seeks to empirically measure concrete usage patterns of two phonetic variants, [ɫ] and [z], in the Spanish of Catalan-Spanish bilinguals, as well as establish the extent to which both variants are conditioned by linguistic... more...