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  • Field Linguisticsby Terry Crowley

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 44.99

    This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to field linguistics. It deals in particular with the problems arising from the documentation of endangered languages. Terry Crowley shows how to prepare for that task, and how to record, analyse, and describe languages in the field. Mixing formal instruction and anecdote, the author shares his rich experience... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    The 2009 second edition of this highly successful textbook offering a unified approach to language from a range of perspectives. more...

  • Frequency of Use and the Organization of Languageby Joan Bybee

    Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 64.99

    Collects three decades of articles by the linguist Joan Bybee. Her articles argue for the importance of frequency of use as a factor in the analysis and explanation of language structure. This work is useful for researchers in linguistics, particularly in discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, phonology, phonetics and historical linguistics. more...

  • Grammars in Contactby Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald; R.M.W. Dixon

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 49.99

    The present volume examines the ways in which linguistic traits may change in a contact situation. It contains an encyclopaedic introduction, which sets out a general theory of contact-induced change, and twelve subsequent chapters, which analyse the effects of language contact on grammatical systems in a variety of languages belonging to different... more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Cartesian Linguisticsby Noam Chomsky

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 23.00

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

  • Wissen durch Spracheby Ekkehard Felder; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    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 construction... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 64.99

    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

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 37.99

    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. - ;I-Language introduces the uninitiated to linguistics as cognitive science. In an engaging, down-to-earth style Daniela... more...

  • The Comparative Method Reviewedby Mark Durie; Malcolm Ross

    Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 164.99

    Historical reconstruction of languages relies on the comparative method, which itself depends on the notion of the regularity of change. The regularity of sound change is the famous Neogrammarian Hypothesis: "sound change takes place according to laws that admit no exception." The comparative method, however, is not restricted to the consideration... more...