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  • Hanna la Tirolra Hanna die Südtirolerinby Linard Candreia

    Chasa Editura Rumantscha 2014; US$ 17.99

    Hanna, da l'annada 1937, emigrescha sco giuvna da 17 onns dal Tirol dal Sid en il Grischun, a Stierva. Dasper l'engaschament da famiglia maina ella plirs onns in garni a Casti. Das zweisprachige Buch behandelt das Leben in zwei Bergrealitäten - Vinschgau und Graubünden - die sich gleichen und dann doch wieder so verschieden sind. Sichtbar wird nicht... more...

  • The Practice of Philology in the Nineteenth-Century Netherlandsby Huib Zuidervaart; Ton van Kalmthout

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 98.99

    Dutch scholarship has played an important role in philology since the early days of Leiden University. This volume illuminates how philology and its focus on the critical examination of classical texts—a tradition that had previously exerted considerable influence across fields as diverse as theology, astronomy, law, and politics—began an accelerated... more...

  • Beyond Superstructuralismby Richard Harland

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    Moving on from his previous book, Superstructuralism , Richard Harland argues that the focus on single words in the structuralist theory of language is its key weakness and that the next advance beyond post-structuralism depends upon replacing word-based with syntagm-based theories. In a lucid way he develops a new syntagmatic theory which shows that... more...

  • Historical Linguisticsby Winfred P. Lehmann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Historical Linguistics provides a comprehensive and clearly written introduction to historical linguistic theory and methods. Since its first publication in 1962 the book has established itself as core reading for students of linguistics. This edition has been thoroughly revised. Drawing on recent linguistic and archaeological research Professor... more...

  • Language Changeby Adrian Beard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis... more...

  • The Handbook of Language and Genderby Janet Holmes; Miriam Meyerhoff

    Wiley 2008; US$ 78.95 US$ 68.42

    The Handbook of Language and Gender is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk. Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating picture of the field for students and researchers in a wide... more...

  • The Handbook of Applied Linguisticsby Alan Davies; Catherine Elder

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95 US$ 143.82

    The Handbook of Applied Linguistics is a collection of newly commissioned articles that provide a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the field of Applied Linguistics. Provides a comprehensive and current picture of the field of Applied Linguistics. Contains 32 newly commissioned articles that examine both the applications of linguistics... more...

  • Wordby R. M. W. Dixon; Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    Discusses the concept 'word' and its applicability in a range of typologically diverse languages. more...

  • Languages in Contactby John Holm

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    This 2003 book accounts for the structural differences between non-Creole language varieties and their European source languages. more...