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  • Linguistic Authority, Language Ideology, and Metaphorby Neil Bermel

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 169.12

    How does a country find itself 'at war' over spelling? This book focuses on the linguistic history of a nation at the crossroads of Europe. Bermel explores the way various factors ? including linguistic theory, cultural authority, political ideology in the communist and post-communist era, and a long tradition of language intervention ? contributed... more...

  • South Slavic Discourse Particlesby Mirjana N. Dedaic; Mirjana Mi?kovic-Lukovic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00

    Taking data from contemporary press, this paper examines the meaning of the Slovenian connective pa (‘and’, ‘but’), especially in relation to the connectives ker (‘because’) and sicer (‘otherwise’) with which it forms the compound connectives ker pa (‘but since’) and sicer pa (‘anyway’).... more...

  • The Left Peripheryby Anne Sturgeon

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00

    This study of the interaction of syntax, pragmatics, and prosody in left peripheral positions focuses on two left dislocation constructions in Czech, Hanging Topic Left Dislocation and Contrastive Left Dislocation. The structure of the left periphery is delineated through a thorough description and analysis of these constructions with respect to their... more...

  • Distanzierte Nähe: Caritas-Sozialarbeit, Kirchgemeinden und Gemeinwesen in Ostdeutschlandby Peter-Georg Albrecht

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 31.08

    Caritas-Sozialarbeit und Kirchgemeindeengagement gehören zusammen. Durch sie kommt 'Kirche zur Welt', wie es sich das Zweite Vatikanum, wie es aktuell die neue päpstliche Enzyklika 'Deus caritas est' wünscht. Die Studie belegt, dass Caritas-Sozialarbeiter und Kirchgemeindemitarbeiter nur bedingt kooperieren können und zeigt neue Perspektiven für die... more...

  • Lady Cadogan's Solitaireby Lady Adelaide Cadogan; Lady Adelaide Cadogan

    Scott & Nix, Inc. 2011; US$ 7.99

    The completely redesigned classic Lady Cadogan's Solitaire ?the first and most authoritative collection of rules of solitaire games ever published?includes easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for fascinating solitaire variations, including: The Beautiful One Kings Over Queens The Four Corners The Mill The Blockade The Clock ...and... more...

  • Political Action in Václav Havel's Thoughtby Delia Popescu

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 82.99

    Political Action in Vaclav Havel?s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance , by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident?s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility. The book contributes to our understanding of both the extreme circumstances of oppression and to the subversive uses of oppression... more...

  • Comparative Slavic Studies. The Cyrillo-Methodian Traditionby Roman Jakobson; Stephen Rudy

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 158.54

    pt. 1. Comparative Slavic studies--the Cyrillo-Methodian tradition--pt. 2. Medieval slavic studies. more...

  • Complete Czechby David Short

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    The best-selling complete course for a fun and effective way to learn Czech. This ISBN is for the paperback book. The corresponding audio support (ISBN: 9781444107012) is also available. The book and audio support can also be purchased as a pack (ISBN: 9781444106916). more...

  • Yet Another Europe after 1984by Leonidas Donskis

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 59.00

    Much of the debates in this book revolves around Milan Kundera and his 1984 essay ?The Tragedy of Central Europe.? Kundera wrote his polemical text when the world was pregnant with imminent social and political change, yet that world was still far from realizing that we would enter the last decade of the twentieth century with the Soviet empire and... more...

  • The Czech Language in the Digital Ageby Georg Rehm; Hans Uszkoreit

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 56.03

    This white paper is part of a series that promotes knowledge about language technology and its potential. It addresses educators, journalists, politicians, language communities and others. The availability and use of language technology in Europe varies between languages. Consequently, the actions that are required to further support research and development... more...