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  • English Linguisticsby Christian Mair

    Narr Francke Attempto 2008; US$ 14.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Bachelor-Wissen Englische Sprachwissenschaft ist eine kompakte und gut strukturierte Einführung in die anglistische Linguistik, die optimal auf die Gegebenheiten in deutschen,österreichischen und Schweizer Universitäten abgestimmt ist, die Studierenden durch attraktive und gut gestufte Übungen zu eigenständigem wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Linguisticsby P.H. Matthews

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and important problems are found. This guide begins by discussing the oldest, "arts" end of the subject and moves through to the most up-to-date research. more...

  • Towards a Biolinguistic Understanding of Grammarby Anna Maria Di Sciullo

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 158.00

    The theoretical proposals brought forward in this book as well as the results from the reported experimental studies present genuine contributions to the biolinguistic program. The papers contribute to our understanding of the properties of the computations and the representations derived by the language faculty, viewed as an organism of human biological.... more...

  • Syntaxby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.95

    Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources... more...

  • Language Contact in Times of Globalizationby Cornelius Hasselblatt

    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...

  • The Evidential Basis of Linguistic Argumentationby András Kertész; Csilla Rákosi

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This chapter provides a survey about the most frequent methods of inconsistency resolution in Optimality Theory. With the help of the p-model, inconsistencies in OT are divided into two main groups. The first group includes conflicts that are deemed to be fatal and are solved usually by the modification of the theory: namely, clashes between “linguistic... more...

  • Spanglish: Spanisch-Englischer Sprachkontakt in den USAby Kathleen Fritzsche

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 15.16

    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 Umweltbewegungby Tim O Schnettler

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 15.16

    "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...

  • Corpus, Cognition and Causative Constructionsby Gaëtanelle Gilquin

    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...

  • Progression and Regression in Languageby Kenneth Hyltenstam; Ake Viberg

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 50.00

    Crosslinguistic studies of language progression and regression in societies and individuals, first published in 1994. more...