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Japanese language and literature

  • The Original Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionaryby Andrew M. Nelson

    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...

  • Japanese Kanji-A-Day Practice Pad Volume 1by Richard S. Keirstead

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 16.95

    "An easy and effective way of steadily building up your kanji."Kenneth G. Henshall, A guide to Remembering Japanese Characters This calendarlike practice pad allows you to effectively practice basic Japanese kanji and learn a year's wroth of kanji in just minutes a day. Although more people are studying the Japanese language than ever before,... more...

  • Colloquial Yorubaby Antonia Yetunde Folarin Schleicher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95

    Colloquial Yoruba: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Yoruba 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 needed... more...

  • Traveling Conceptualizationsby Andrea Hollington

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 158.00

    Traveling Conceptualizations is a monograph which is concerned with African cultural conceptualizations in Jamaican. It contributes to the study of Transatlantic relations between Africa and Jamaica, and in particular to the understanding of African influences in Jamaican linguistic practices. The book constitutes a first study of these phenomena... more...

  • Japanese for All Occasionsby Anne Kaneko; Sally Motomura

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 11.95

    At last. A book of useful Japanese, offering the language you need to handle a wide variety of situations. Through hundreds of example sentences and dialogues, you'll learn what to say and do when: Setting up a business appointment Opening a bank account Making a wedding speech Reserving a place to stay Renewing a visa and much more Included is an... more...

  • The Story of Swahiliby John M. Mugane

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Swahili, or more properly Kiswahili, was once an obscure littoral dialect of an East African Bantu language. Today more than one hundred million people use Swahili, making it one of the few truly international languages: Swahili is to eastern and central Africa what English is to the world. How this came about and why, of all African languages, it... more...

  • Writing Japanese Katakanaby Jim Gleeson

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 10.95

    This is an introductory guide and workbook to writing Japanese Katakana. Anybody who is able to master English, with its irregular spellings and idiosyncratic pronunciations, is more than equipped to master written Japanese. The hiragana and katakana syllabaries are purely phonetic characters, which function much like the letters of the English... more...

  • Writing Japanese Hiraganaby Jim Gleeson

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 10.95

    Put simply, practice is the most effective method of mastering written Japanese. The large, open format of Writing Japanese Hiragana invites the student to pick up a pencil and get started! Two phonetic syllabaries, hiragana and katakana, and a set of kanji characters based on Chinese ideographs are what comprises written Japanese. This workbook... more...

  • Die Artefakte der Götter - Shimabara-Götterlandby Michael Bartsch

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.71

    Fortsetzung der Fantasy-Reihe: Die Artefakte der Götter. Zweites Buch, Teil 2, Shimabara - Götterland Mit Hilfe des Psychologen Maik Barthels kehrt Reneé auf die Ebene Niihama zurück. Nach vielen Kämpfen, die sie mit ihren Gefährten besteht, schafft sie es, die freien Völker der Ebene zu versöhnen. Selbst die Jahrtausende alte Fehde mit dem Alten Volk... more...

  • Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguisticsby Mineharu Nakayama

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 419.00

    The studies of the Japanese language and psycholinguistics have advanced quite significantly in the last half century thanks to the progress in the study of cognition and brain mechanisms, and because of technological developments in experimental techniques. This volume contains 18 chapters that discuss the process of Japanese language... more...