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  • Alyawarr to English Dictionaryby Jenny Green

    IAD Press 1992; US$ 23.45

    The centre of Alyawarr country lies about 200 kilometres to the north-east of Alice Springs, a land of spinifex sandhills, mulga plains and low rocky outcrops crossed by the Sandover and Bundey Rivers. The language of the Alyawarr people is now recorded in this landmark dictionary, the first ever published of an Arandic language. It contains over 4,500... more...

  • Black Dog, Black Nightby Paul Hoover; Nguyen Do

    Milkweed Editions 2011; US$ 17.99

    The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. Celebrating Vietnam?s diverse and thriving literary culture, the poems collected here combine elements of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and native folk stories... more...

  • Cambodianby John Haiman

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 49.95

    Cambodian is in many respects a typical Southeast Asian language, whose syntax at least on first acquaintance seems to approximate that of any SVO pidgin. On closer acquaintance, however, because of the richness of its idioms, the language seems to be a forbiddingly alien form of ?Desesperanto? ? a language of which one can read a page and understand... more...

  • Colloquial Vietnameseby Bac Hoai Tran; Ha Minh Nguyen; Tuan Duc Vuong; Que Vuong

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Colloquial Vietnamese: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Vietnamese as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills... more...

  • Complete Vietnameseby Dana Healy

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Vietnamese. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444101898) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444101881). more...

  • Discursive Practices and Linguistic Meaningsby Hy V. Luong

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1990; US$ 158.00

    This is a theoretically oriented study of the pragmatics of Vietnamese person reference (kinship terms, personal pronouns, naming set and status terms). Drawing upon linguistic data from a radically different non-Western society and the seminal insights of Volosinov, Bakhtin, and Leach, it offers a critical analysis of the major theoretical premises... more...

  • Disorientationby Karl Ashoka Britto

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 38.00

    The close readings that form the core of the book are inflected by cultural and historical considerations, and informed by a range of primary documents that includes training manuals for colonial administrators, works of imperialist propaganda, tourist guidebooks and travel writing, and textbooks from Franco-Vietnamese schools. more...

  • Endangered Languages of Austronesiaby Margaret Florey

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    This book explores the challenges to linguistic vitality confronting many minority languages in the highly diverse and geographically far-flung Austronesian language family. The contributions bring together Indigenous language activists and academic researchers with a long-standing commitment to language documentation. more...

  • English-Spoken Khmer Dictionaryby Keesee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This is a unique learning aid for making rapid headway in the acquisition of comprehension and speaking ability in Khmer, the language of Cambodia. In recent years, Cambodia has moved from a society menaced by war to a society orientated to commerce. With this shift in attention from military to social and economic matters has come an increase in... more...

  • Evenkiby Igor Nedjalkov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...