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- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 83.00
Language contact phenomena have been researched throughout the history of the discipline, but the intensity of the research has undoubtedly risen during the last decades due to growing globalization. This peer-reviewed volume presents twelve papers from the Second Conference on Language Contact in Times of Globalization (University of Groningen, June... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines. Divided into five sections, the volume encompass a wide range of approaches and addresses... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47
Word Drops is an intriguing and surprising compendium of 1000 facts about words, language and etymology. Leading us through a smattering of unexpected connections and weird juxtapositions, Paul Anthony Jones reveals facts and tidbits about words that reveal much, too, about cultures and histories around the world. Each ‘drop? leads in some way... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 11.58
Im vorliegenden Buch wird ein besonderes Augenmerk auf die Spanglish-Varietäten der mexikanischen und puertoricanischen Einwanderer und deren Nachkommen in den USA gelegt. Die mexikanischstämmigen Latinos stellen die größte Gruppe der Spanischsprecher in den USA dar, gefolgt von den puertoricanischen. Beide Gemeinschaften weisen grundlegende historische,... more...
John Steinbeck's The Log From the Sea of Cortez und die zeitgenössische amerikanische UmweltbewegungDiplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 11.58
"If present trends continue, the world in 2000 will be more crowded, more polluted, less stable ecologically, and more vulnerable to disruption than the world we live in now." Mit diesen Worten nahm Gerald O. Barney 1979 bereits in der Einleitung des Global 2000 Report to the President die Ergebnisse seiner Studie vorweg. Diese Aussage und die zugrunde... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
English causative constructions with cause , get , have and make are often mistakenly presented as (quasi-)synonymous and more or less interchangeable. This book demonstrates the value of corpus linguistics in identifying the syntactic, semantic, lexical and stylistic features that are distinctive for each of these constructions. It also underlines... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 158.00
The volume contains 13 specially written specialist articles on a wide range of subjects within the ambit of the history of the English language and prominent literary uses of it. In uniting linguistic and literary pursuits in a single volume, it follows the noble Neapolitan scholar’s research interests, as well as representing topics that figure... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00
The brain is the organ of knowledge and organizer of our abilities, our means of recognizing a face in a crowd, of conversing about anything we experience or imagine, of forming thoughts and developing ideas, of instantly understanding words coming rapidly in conversation. How does it manage all this? Does it represent information in symbols or in... more...