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  • Phonetics & Phonology of Gutturalsby Amanda Miller-Ockhuizen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book is the first detailed investigation and description of phonotactic sound patterns affecting Khoesan click consonant inventories. It also includes the first quantitative study of phonation types in Khoesan languages, and the first study of phonation types associated with pharyngeal consonants all around. Although bases of OCP constraints have... more...

  • Lenition and Contrastby Naomi Gurevich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book analyzes 153 languages from a large variety of families to establish a previously unexplored relationship between phonetically conditioned sound changes such as lenitions and functional (meaning maintenance related) considerations. Carefully collecting numerous inventories of consonants, this collection is likely to become an important resource... more...

  • Syntax-Information Structure Interfaceby Eugenia Casielles-Suárez

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In the last decade, the notions of topic and focus have come to play an increasingly relevant role in theoretical linguistics. Although these notions are often taken for granted, they are still poorly understood. This study offers a detailed analysis of the precise definitions of these and related terms (theme, topic, background, given information,... more...

  • Saying, Seeing and Actingby Kenny R. Coventry; Simon C. Garrod

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 90.00

    Our use of spatial prepositions carries an implicit understanding of the functional relationships both between objects themselves and human interaction with those objects. This is the thesis rigorously explicated in Saying, Seeing and Acting. It aims to account not only for our theoretical comprehension of spatial relations but our ability to intercede... more...

  • Written Language Bias in Linguisticsby Per Linell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Linguists routinely emphasise the primacy of speech over writing. Yet, most linguists have analysed spoken language, as well as language in general, applying theories and methods that are best suited for written language. Accordingly, there is an extensive 'written language bias' in traditional and present day linguistics and other language sciences.... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Linguisticsby Philipp Strazny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 475.00

    Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives,... more...

  • Causes and Consequences of Word Structuresby Jennifer Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Manifestations of Genericityby Yael Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.00

    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of "episodic genericity," existential presuppositions, and contextual restrictions of generics. more...

  • Speech Soundsby Patricia Ashby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Speech Sounds : * helps develop the fundamental skills of the phonetician * investigates the various aspects involved in the production of speech sounds * uses data-based material to reinforce each new concept * includes examples from a wide range of languages * provides dozens of exercises with solutions and cross-references * can... more...

  • Numbers, Language, and the Human Mindby Heike Wiese

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 43.00

    This 2003 book discusses the relationship between numerical thinking and the human language faculty. more...