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  • Methodological and Analytic Frontiers in Lexical Researchby Gary Libben; Gonia Jarema; Chris Westbury

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    Neuroimaging plays an increasingly important role in the investigation of all aspects of human cognition, including language. Historically, experimental psychology and neuroimaging relied on very different techniques, as neuroimaging studies required comparisons between different tasks rather than manipulation of conditions within a single task, as... more...

  • The Quantitative Analysis of the Dynamics and Structure of Terminologiesby Kyo Kageura

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00

    The dynamics and systematicity of terminology: this book addresses these essential and intriguing aspects of terminology, by using quantitative methodologies which have been underutilized in the field to date. Through the analysis of the Japanese terminologies of six domains and with special reference to the dynamic behaviour and the status of borrowed... more...

  • Specialised Lexicographyby Vida Jesen?ek

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Despite thegreat number and diversity of specialised dictionaries and terminologies, severalmajorissues of specialisedlexicography still remain unresolved. Thearticles in this volumeintend todiscuss and resolvesuch open questions and, at the same time, spawn further research. more...

  • Dictionary of Lexicographyby R. R. K. Hartmann; Gregory James

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 74.95

    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. This professional handbook and easy-to-use reference work provides an up-to-date and forward-looking survey of lexicography. more...

  • Lexicographyby Howard Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Howard Jackson analyses a wide range of dictionaries to reveal the ways in which dictionaries fulfil their dual function of describing the vocabulary of English and providing a useful and accessible reference resource. more...

  • Dictionaries in Early Modern Europeby John Considine

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    A lively history of early modern dictionaries and their makers. more...

  • Lexicography in the Borderland between Knowledge and Non-Knowledgeby Sven Tarp

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    The book contains a state-of-the-art summary of the theoretical discussions within the field of lexicography during the last decades. On this basis it presents and argues for a new general theory, called the function theory. It goes on to develop this theory in one single field, i.e. learners lexicography where it both formulates the basic elements... more...

  • Systematic Lexicographyby Juri Derenick Apresjan; Kevin Windle

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    Juri Apresjan unites theoretical linguistics and lexicography to produce a series of dazzling insights into lexical analysis which will be of equal interest to lexicologists, lexicographers, and those concerned with semantic and lexical theory. - ;This book unites lexicography with theoretical linguistics. The two fields tend to ignore each other;... more...

  • Dictionaries: A Very Short Introductionby Lynda Mugglestone

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Do, or should, dictionaries control language? How do they treat language change, both now and in the past? Which words do dictionaries leave out - and on what grounds? Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone shows that all dictionaries are partial and all... more...

  • Historische Lexikographieby Oskar Reichmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00

    This book presents the historical lexicography of German, Dutch, and English with a focus on factors related to ideological history, professional lexicography, and cultural education. In the main part of the book, the author undertakes a professional treatment of the common types of lexicographic information, and alsogives a discussion ofsome rarely... more...