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  • Kontrastive Linguistik und Fremdsprachendidaktik Iberoromanisch - Deutschby Daniel Reimann

    Narr Francke Attempto 2014; US$ 71.80

    Aus der kontrastiven Linguistik ergeben sich unter Berücksichtigung jüngerer linguistischer Theorien und methodischer Zugriffe neue Perspektiven für Angewandte Linguistik und Fremdsprachenvermittlung in einer Zeit, in welcher sich die Kontakte mit den hispanound lusophonen Sprachräumen intensivieren. Die Beiträge im vorliegenden Band fokussieren morphosyntaktische,... more...

  • Archaeology and Language IIIby Roger Blench; Matthew Spriggs

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory. Individual chapters present case studies of artefacts and fragmentary textual materials, concerned with the reconstruction of houses, maritime... 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...

  • Archaeology and Language IVby Roger Blench; Matthew Spriggs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Archaeology and Language IV examines a variety of pressing issues regarding linguistic and cultural change. It provides a challenging variety of case-studies which demonstrate how global patterns of language distribution and change can be interwoven to produce a rich historical narrative, and fuel a radical rethinking of the conventional discourse... 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$ 247.95

    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 range of... more...

  • Handbook of Applied Linguisticsby Alan Davies; Catherine Elder

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95

    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$ 56.00

    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$ 38.00

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