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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 51.95
The book examines how modern global development largely privileges Western multinational interests at the expense of local or indigenous concerns in the "developing" nations of the East. The practices of development have mostly led not to economic, social, and political progressivism in local society but rather to instability, poverty, debt, and repression.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1969; US$ 67.50
Arabic, with its rich literary heritage, is one of the major languages of the world. It is spoken by about one hundred million people inhabiting a wide and important area of the Middle East. Yet the language and its significant role in history are little more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.06
In der Studie werden Zeitvorstellungen in der vorislamisch-arabischen Dichtung und im Koran behandelt und zu spätantiken Zeitvorstellungen in hellenistischer Dichtung ins Verhältnis gesetzt. Die Analyse zeigt, dass die Zeit in der altarabischen Dichtung genauso wie in der viel früheren griechischen Poesie als unentrinnbare Macht wahrgenommen... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 177.00
Offering an analysis of oral poetry dueling performed at traditional Palestinian weddings this book addresses poetry dueling as a performative and compositional device, and explores the complex linkages between this tradition and other genres of Arabic poetry. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 35.00
This companion provides information on the lives and works of about 150 authors who write primarily in Arabic, covering the first known works of Arabic literature in the 5th and 6th centuries A.D. to the present day. While concentrating on literary authors, writers from the fields of history, geography, and philosophy are also represented. The individuals... more...
- 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...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 165.00
This volume includes nine papers selected from the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics. Four of the papers deal with the area of corpus linguistics (new for this series), including papers from both a computational and a variationist point of view. The other papers deal with Syntax, and with various aspects of Arabic Sociolinguistics.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 195.00
The papers in this volume are a selection from papers presented at the Annual Symposia on Arabic Linguistics, held in 2003 (Alexandria) and 2004 (Oklahoma). They tackle a broad range of issues in current linguistic research, particularly in the areas of phonology, morphology/lexicon, sociolinguistics, and L1 and L2 acquisition. They are distinguished... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 165.00
This volume offers a selection from the papers presented at the 2005 Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The papers cover a variety of topics in Arabic Linguistics, ranging from the lexicon, phonology, syntax and computational linguistics. more...