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  • Introducing Maltese Linguisticsby Bernard Comrie; Ray Fabri; Elizabeth Hume; Manwel Mifsud; Thomas Stolz; Martine Vanhove

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 158.00

    This collection of articles highlights a selection of on-going research projects. Phonological, morphological, and syntactic issues are addressed by international experts on Maltese. The diachronic development of Maltese, its age-long contact with Italo-Romance, and the present diglossic situation with co-official English are the topics of a variety... more...

  • The Life and Mind of Oriental Jonesby Garland Cannon

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 51.00

    This brilliant thesis of language families laid the groundwork for modern comparative linguistics. more...

  • A Linguistic History of Arabicby Jonathan Owens

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 48.99

    A Linguistic History of Arabic presents a reconstruction of proto-Arabic by the methods of historical-comparative linguistics. It challenges the traditional conceptualization of an old, Classical language evolving into the contemporary Neo-Arabic dialects. Professor Owens combines established comparative linguistic methodology with a careful reading... more...

  • Easy Arabic Readerby Jane Wightwick; Mahmoud Gaafar

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 17.00

    The two-volume Handbook of Transportation Engineering, Second Edition offers practical, comprehensive coverage of the entire transportation engineering field. Featuring 18 new chapters and contributions from nearly 70 leading experts, this authoritative work discusses all types of transportation systems--freight, passenger, air, rail, road, marine,... more...

  • Sentence Types and Word-Order Patterns in Written Arabicby Yishai Peled

    BRILL 2008; US$ 199.00

    Analyzing the medieval Arab grammarians' treatment of sentence types and word-order patterns in Arabic, this book sheds new light on the achievements of one of the major traditions in the history of linguistics, and assesses the contribution of modern scholarship to the discussion of the issues raised. more...

  • Arab Linguisticsby Michael G. Carter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 195.00

    This volume provides an analysis of a famous medieval Arabic grammatical text, al-Ājurrūmiya (c. 1300), as commented on by a?-?hirbīnī (d. 1570). This edition includes the original text and a translation into English, as well as extensive comments and annotations, with the aim of making accessible both to Arabists and non-Arabists... more...

  • The Arabic Verbby Warwick Danks

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    The Arabic verbal system is, for most grammarians, the keystone of the language. Notable for the regularity of its patterns, it presents the linguist with an unparalleled opportunity to explore the Saussurean notion of the indivisible sign: form and meaning. Whilst Arabic forms are well-documented, the elucidation of the corresponding meanings has... more...

  • Perspectives on Arabic Linguisticsby Sami Boudelaa

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 180.00

    The papers in this volume are a selection from papers presented at the Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held in Cambridge, UK, in 2002. They deal with a wide range of theoretical issues in varieties of Arabic. more...

  • Najdi Arabicby Bruce Ingham

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 158.00

    The region of Najd in Central Arabia has always been regarded as inaccessible, ringed by a belt of sand deserts, the Nafūd, Dahana and the Rub’ al-Khāli and often with its population at odds with the rulers of the outer settled lands. It is however the centre of a purely Arabian culture based on a partnership between bedouin camel husbandry... more...

  • Sacred Language, Ordinary Peopleby Niloofar Haeri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 39.00

    The cultures and politics of nations around the world may be understood (or misunderstood) in any number of ways. For the Arab world, language is the crucial link for a better understanding of both. Classical Arabic is the official language of all Arab states although it is not spoken as a mother tongue by any group of Arabs. As the language of the... more...