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- BRILL 2008; US$ 278.00
A survey of Arabic and allied loanwords in Western languages is a first-rate tool to asses the impact of Islamic factors in the emergence and background of Western civilization. The Romance languages of the Iberian Peninsula are in an ideal position for this kind of research, considering the length and strength of Muslim states on its soil. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 37.16
Im vorliegenden Buch werden die vom nordamerikanischen Bundesstaat Louisiana betriebene Sprachpolitik und von intellektuellen Akteuren, wie z.B. Schriftstellern, ausgehende Sprachpflege bezüglich der im Land verbreiteten Varietäten des Französischen dargestellt. Hierbei liegt der Schwerpunkt auf dem Zeitraum von der Gründung der staatlichen Organisation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas * Sociolinguistics of Dialects Contributors: Paola Benica;... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00
A systematic study of sociolinguistic variation in seventeenth-century France. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00
The author questions the status quo in Romance linguistics. The Ergative/Unaccusative syntactic approach has been accepted as the orthodox analytical paradigm. He re-examines both the theoretical imperative and the empirical evidence for that approach, drawing on a large amount of new and surprising data from Italian, Spanish, French and Catalan. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 13.95
New reading series brings foreign language acquisition into the 21st century While the world produces more and more reading material each year, from magazines to newspapers to websites, why are most language learners still relying on contrived texts and classic literature for language acquisition? Providing entertaining contemporary texts in... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 74.95
Aims to find out whether French, one of the great languages of the world, is in crisis or not. This book traces the history and development of language defence in France and examines the sometimes contradictory attitudes of French people to their beloved language. more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 19.99
Boost Your grades with comprehensive Spanish Language study guide. Clear and concise explanations. Search for words or phrases. Add Bookmarks. Text annotation and mark-up. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Use your down time to prepare for an exam. Always have the guide available for a quick reference. Table... more...
Ernst, Gerhard; Gleßgen, Martin-Dietrich; Schmitt, Christian; Schweickard, Wolfgang: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania. 3. TeilbandDe Gruyter 2009; US$ 811.00
With regards to historical linguistics, the study of Romance languages enjoys the privilege of a long documentation history, which, with Latin as its basis, dates back almost three thousand years. This long tradition makes it possible to analyze nearly every language-historical aspect, as well as to develop methods and test theories without having... more...