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- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 69.95
"The Japanese government may someday recognize? as it ought to?Tuttle's contribution to creating an intelligent interest in Japan among the English?reading public, and deepening understanding of Japanese overseas."? Hokubei Mainichi (San Francisco) Awarded the 1969 Prize for the Society of the Promotion of International Cultural Relations, this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 89.95
Colloquial Kazakh provides a step-by-step course in Kazakh as it is written and spoken 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 Kazakh in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available
This volume presents the results of the project ?Kazakh ? Its structure and function in post-Soviet Kazakhstan?. The project was unique in so far as for the first time the Kazakh language was the subject of a scientific project in a Western country. The aim was, on the one hand, to provide a snapshot of Kazakh as it is spoken and written in contemporary... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 155.00
The oldest written stage of the Japanese language forms the subject of John Bentley's important volume. The underlying texts (also presented here) are those of the religious liturgies (norito) and imperial edicts (A.D. 685). more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 169.99
Uncovering the structures and functions of conversational narratives uttered within natural social networks, the author shows how working-class Javanese women discursively construct identity and meaning within the constraints of a hierarchical social order through silences, or the "unsaid". more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 72.99
A collection of articles by established as well as young scholars in Japanese language and gender studies. This volume brings together studies that advance our understanding of the relationship between Japanese language and gender, with particular focus on examining local linguistic practices in relation to dominant ideologies. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1974; US$ 90.00
The comprehensive account of the development of African literature from its beginnings in oral tradition to its contemporary expression in the writings of Africans in various African and European languages provides insight, both broad and deep, into the B more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 121.00
This book uses the haikai verse and paintings of the brilliant, innovative artist Yosa Buson as a focal point from which to explore how early modern Japanese writers competed for artistic authority and social prestige. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
In the disciplines of applied linguistics and second language acquisition (SLA), the study of pragmatic competence has been driven by several fundamental questions: What does it mean to become pragmatically competent in a second language (L2)? How can we examine pragmatic competence to make inference of its development among L2 learners? In... more...