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  • Speaking of India: Revised Editionby Craig Storti; Ranjini Manian

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2015; US$ 25.95

    For Westerners conducting business with Indians and Indians trying to figure out the West-an indispensable book, newly updated. more...

  • Ethnology and Empireby Robert Lawrence Gunn

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    Ethnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States. Contextualizing theemergence of Native American linguistics as both a professionalized researchdiscipline and as popular literary concern... more...

  • The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theoryby Shalom Lappin; Chris Fox

    Wiley 2015; US$ 214.95

    The second edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory presents a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge research in contemporary theoretical and computational semantics. Features completely new content from the first edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory Features contributions by leading semanticists, who... more...

  • Language and Material Cultureby Allison Paige Burkette

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This innovative and provocative work introduces complexity theory and its application to both the study of language and the study of material culture. The book begins with a wide-ranging theoretical background, covering the areas of dialect geography, the anthropological study of material culture, and a general introduction to the study of complex... more...

  • Discourse, Identity and Legitimacyby Majid KhosraviNik

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    This book is a critical study of the ways that discourses of the (national) Self and Other are invoked and reflected in the reporting of a major international political conflict. Taking Iran?s nuclear programme as a case study, this book offers extensive textual analysis, comparative investigation and socio-political contextualisation of national identity... more...

  • Adverbsby Karin Pittner; Daniela Elsner; Fabian Barteld

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    This article discusses adverbs in the post-head position of English and German noun phrases. It gives an overview of the relevant data and discusses possible category revisions for the items under discussion. While both languages show considerable overlap in the semantic functions served by the post-head modifiers, the result is often the existence... more...

  • Implicit and Explicit Learning of Languagesby Patrick Rebuschat

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 54.00

    More than a decade has passed since Norris and Ortega’s (2000) seminal meta-analysis on the effectiveness of instruction in L2 learning. This line of research has matured for another research synthesis, which led to the present meta-analytic review. Thirty-four unique sample studies, in each of which explicit and implicit instructional treatments... more...

  • Discursive Strategies and Political Hegemonyby Can Küçükali

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    The initial motivation for this study was to understand the ways in which theAKP tries to maintain and expand its political hegemony through specific discursivestrategies which are conceptualized as hegemonic projects. Once thesetraits are identified in the analysis, the relevance of the different positions andconceptualizations of the party and its... more...

  • Introducing the Framework, and Case Studies from Africa and Eurasiaby Andrej Malchukov; Bernard Comrie

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    The two volumes deal with cross-linguistic variation in valency classes in terms of argument coding and argument alternations. The first systematic typological attempt to uncover the universal and the language-particular in this area, the work includes synoptic introductory articles, 30 in-depth questionnaire-based studies of valency classes... more...

  • Manuel de la philologie de l?éditionby David Trotter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    Textual editing, particularly that of medieval texts, is the starting point for a good deal of the research carried out in historical linguistics. Editorial methods have an importance reaching far beyond theoretical considerations, and are of interest to scholars over and above those who edit texts. The volume presents the range of methods... more...