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  • Frequency of Use and the Organization of Languageby Joan Bybee

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This volume collects three decades of articles by the distinguished linguist Joan Bybee. Her articles essentially argue for the importance off frequency of use as a factor in the analysis and explanation of language structure. Her work has been very influential for a broad range of researchers in linguistics, particularly in discourse analysis, corpus... more...

  • Language and Empiricism - After the Vienna Circleby Dr Siobhan Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    The author offers a new assessment of the influence of the Vienna Circle on language study, and considers its relevance to the debate in present-day linguistics about the relative merits of 'intuitive' and 'real life' sources of data. more...

  • Linguisticsby Andrew Radford; Martin Atkinson; David Britain; Harald Clahsen; Andrew Spencer

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    The second edition of this highly successful textbook offering a unified approach to language from a range of perspectives. more...

  • Cartesian Linguisticsby Noam Chomsky

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    This third edition includes a new and specially written introduction by James McGilvray, contextualising the work for the twenty-first century. more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 2by Anke Lüdeling

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 303.75

    This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, and multimodal corpora serve as the bases for quantitative and qualitative research on many issues of linguistic interest. The two volumes together comprise 61 articles by renowned experts from around the world. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics... more...

  • The Use of Databases in Cross-Linguistic Studiesby Martin Everaert; Simon Musgrave; Alexis Dimitriadis

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 185.03

    This book promotes the development of linguistic databases by describing a number of successful database projects, focusing especially on cross-linguistic and typological research. It has become increasingly clear that ready access to knowledge about cross-linguistic variation is of great value to many types of linguistic research. Such a... more...

  • Corpus Linguistics. Volume 1by Anke Lüdeling

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 303.75

    This handbook provides an up-to-date survey of corpus linguistics. Spoken, written, or multimodal corpora serve as the basis for quantitative and qualitative research on many questions of linguistic interest. The volume comprises 61 articles by internationally renowned experts. They sketch the history of corpus linguistics and its relationship... more...

  • Wissen durch Spracheby Ekkehard Felder; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 185.03

    In this volume, the research network Language and Knowledge presents theoretical and methodological foundations of research into the constitution of knowledge in linguistic formations. A particular focus is placed on the concepts of knowledge and discourse, alongside methodological issues from conversational analysis, cognitive grammar and... more...

  • Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritanceby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; R. M. W. Dixon

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This book considers how and why forms and meanings of different languages at different times may resemble each other. Its distinguished authors investigate the relationship between areal diffusion and the genetic development of languages, and reveal the means of distinguishing what may cause one language to share the characteristics of another. The... more...

  • I-Languageby Daniela Isac; Charles Reiss

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    The book introduces the major branches of theoretical linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics - in the context of cognitive science, with reference to fields such as vision, auditory perception and philosophy of mind. more...