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  • i - kuzkappeby Vibeke Winge

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 540.80

    The Early New High German Dictionary is an alphabetically-ordered dictionary of the varieties of High German from the 14th to 17th century. more...

  • Practising German Grammarby Martin Durrell; Katrin Kohl; Gudrun Loftus

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95

    This new edition of PRACTISING GERMAN GRAMMAR provides you with varied and accessible exercises for developing an in-depth and practical awareness of German as it is spoken and written today. Whether used independently or as the ideal companion to the fifth edition of the widely acclaimed HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGE, this third edition of PRACTISING... more...

  • Außenpolitikanalyseby Klaus Brummer; Kai Oppermann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.82

    This is the first systematic and comprehensive German?language overview of key theoretical approaches to foreign policy decision?making. It presents eleven theories of foreign policy research in three sections: the first section addresses the grand theories of international relations; the second examines domestic exigencies affecting foreign... more...

  • Bayerisches Wörterbuchby Johann Andreas Schmeller; Otto Mausser; Otto Basler

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 127.44

    1827 erschien der erste Band des inzwischen legendären Bayerischen Wörterbuchs von Johann Andreas Schmeller. Der "baierische Grimm" wurde das Werk genannt. Es ist mehr als ein Wörterbuch: "Sein Inhalt über Worterläuterung und Wortgeschichte hinaus sind Geschichte und Kultur in weitem Sinne, das Leben des bayerischen Bauern und Bürgers nicht nur zu... more...

  • l - maszeugby Anja Lobenstein-Reichmann; Oskar Reichmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 540.80

    The Early New High German Dictionary is an alphabetically-ordered dictionary of the varieties of High German from the 14th to 17th century. more...

  • Colloquial Afrikaansby Bruce Donaldson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Colloquial Afrikaans provides a step-by-step course in Afrikaans as it is written and spoken in South Africa and Namibia today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Afrikaans in a broad range of situations. No... more...

  • Standardvariationby Ludwig Eichinger; Werner Kallmeyer

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 104.12

    The papers in this volume focus on the following questions: what does the term 'standard language' comprise, how has Standard German developed since the 19th century, how can linguistics adequately describe its present state, and what longerterm developmental tendencies can be identified in it? The answers to these questions also reflect... more...

  • Die deutsche Schriftsprache und die Regionenby Raphael Berthele; Helen Christen; Sibylle Germann; Ingrid Hove

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 148.69

    Der vorliegende Band versammelt Beiträge zur Entstehung der deutschen Schriftsprache, wobei anhand von Texten aus dem deutschen und niederländischen Raum unterschiedliche Aspekte des Standardisierungsprozesses in der frühen Neuzeit erörtert werden. Die Diskussion um die Rolle von regionalen, textsortenspezifischen und sozialen Faktoren... more...

  • Regionale Prosodie im Deutschenby Peter Gilles

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 180.57

    In this phonetic study, a systematic analysis of intonation from eight German regional varieties is presented for the first time, in which the numerous phonetic forms and their functions in conversation are described. The accompanying CD-ROM includes a collection of excerpts from spoken conversation as well as audio examples, which help... more...

  • Metasprachdiskurseby Jürgen Spitzmüller

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 169.94

    This study is the first to examine in detail the public and academic discussions (?metalinguistic discourses?) from 1990 to 2001 on the subject of anglicisms in German. The central question is one of why attempts by linguists to participate in the public discourse and move this towards a more objective debate largely failed. On the basis of... more...