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  • Negotiating Languagesby Walter Hakala

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Prior to the nineteenth century, South Asian dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies reflected a hierarchical vision of nature and human society. By the turn of the twentieth century, the modern dictionary had democratized and politicized language. Compiled scientifically? through historical principles,? the modern dictionary became a concrete... more...

  • Prosodic Orientation in English Conversationby Beatrice Szczepek Reed

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 112.67

    The first study, based on instances of everyday talk, to analyze prosodic orientation, a conversational strategy by which speakers design their speaking voice according to the vocal patterns used by their conversational partners. The book explores forms and functions of prosodic orientation, and offers a new perspective on prosody in conversation. more...

  • Syllable Weight in African Languagesby Paul Newman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    This is an abridged version of a paper originally published over forty years ago (Newman 1972). It is being reprinted here because of its significance in the history of phonological theory and its contribution to African linguistics. At a time when the role of the syllable in linguistics was being ignored, this paper demonstrated the importance of... more...

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current Englishby Clive Upton; William A. Jr. Kretzschmar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English is the most up-to-date record of the pronunciation of British and American English. Based on research by a joint UK and US team of linguistics experts, this is a unique survey of how English is really spoken in the twenty-first century. This second edition has been fully revised to include:... more...

  • Strength Relations in Phonologyby Kuniya Nasukawa; Phillip Backley

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 163.40

    The architecture of the human language faculty has been one of the main foci of the linguistic research of the last half century. This branch of linguistics, broadly known as Generative Grammar, is concerned with the formulation of explanatory formal accounts of linguistic phenomena with the ulterior goal of gaining insight into the properties... more...

  • The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonologyby B. Elan Dresher

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    A fascinating account of both the logic and history of contrast in phonology. more...

  • Hispano-romanisches Namenbuchby Lidia Becker

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 347.61

    Die Buchreihe ?Patronymica Romanica? ist das Publikationsorgan des Forschungsprojekts ?Dictionnaire historique de l?anthroponymie romane?, als dessen Ergebnis sukzessive das gleichnamige Wörterbuch in 6 Bänden erscheint. Neben den namenskundlichen Quellen (Steuer- und Melderegister) werden v.a. Studien aus dem weiten Feld der wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Phonology in Perceptionby Paul Boersma; Silke Hamann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 174.29

    The book consists of nine chapters dealing with the interaction of speech perception and phonology. Rather than accepting the common assumption that perceptual considerations influence phonological behaviour, the book aims to investigate the reverse direction of causation, namely the extent to which phonological knowledge guides the speech... more...

  • A Reader in Sociophoneticsby Dennis R. Preston; Nancy Niedzielski

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.00

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Conditions on Phonological Governmentby Monik Charette

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 38.00

    This 1991 book represents a major development in the analysis of phonological processes. more...