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Aronoff, Fudemann: What is morphology?
What is morphology?
Mark Aronoff and Kirsten Fudemann. xvii, 257 pages. Second edition 2005
Anthony: The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World. Paperback
Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World. Paperback
David W. Anthony
566 pages. 3 halftones, 86 line illustrations, 16 tables, 25 maps. 2010.
The Horse, the Wheel, and Language solves a puzzle that has vexed scholars for two centuries, the source of the Indo-European languages and English, and recovers a magnificent and influential civilization from the past...
Beekes: Comparative Indo-European Linguistics. Second Edition. Paperback
Comparative Indo-European Linguistics. An Introduction. Second Edition.
Robert S.P. Beekes 2011
Paperback, xxiv, 415 pp. The book presents the latest in scholarly insights, like the laryngeal and glottalic theory, the accentuation, the ablaut patterns, and these are systematically integrated into the treatment. The text of this
has been corrected and updated by Michiel de Vaan. Sixty-six new exercises enable the student to practice the reconstruction of PIE phonology and morphology.
Carnie: Syntax: A Generative Introduction. Paperback
Syntax: A Generative Introduction
Andrew Carnie 2006
Paperback, 512 pages, 3 illustrations, 248 x 174 mm
Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
Carter: Keywords in Language and Literacy. Paperback
Keywords in Language and Literacy. Paperback
192 pages, illustrated. 1995. Just what is Standard English? Is it correct English? Should grammar be taught? In this handy A to Z guide to language and literacy, Carter unpicks the meaning of key terms like `proper English', `real books', `text', and `discourse', and the ways in which concepts are used - and abused
Clackson: Indo-European Linguistics. An Introduction. Paperback
Indo-European Linguistics. An Introduction. Paperback
by James Clackson. 288 pages, 25 exercises, 10 figures. 2007. Complete with a comprehensive glossary, almost 100 tables in which language data and examples are clearly laid out, discussion points, this text will be an essential toolkit for all those studying historical linguistics, language typology and the Indo-European languages for the first time.
Comrie: Language Universals & Linguistic Typology. Second edition, Paperback
Language Universals & Linguistic Typology.
Bernard Comrie. Second edition, 1989
Paperback, 278 pages, 250 x 200 mm
Costello: Signing: How to Speak with Your Hands. Paperback
Signing: How to Speak with Your Hands. Shares more than one thousand hand gestures from the American sign language, representing words for things, people, foods, adjectives and adverbs, numbers, time, places, health, recreation, religion, and emotions. Paperback. Ca. 19x27cm
by Elaine Costello. 250 pages. 1983, 1988
Daniels: The World's Writing Systems. Hardcover
World's Writing Systems. Hardcover
Edited by Peter T. Daniels and William Bright
xlv, 920 pages. 1996
Diringer: The Alphabet: A Key to the History of Mankind. Cloth
The Alphabet: A Key to the History of Mankind. Cloth
David Diringer. Foreword by Sir Ellis Minns
608 pages, index. Reprint, this edition 2005
Foley: Anthropological Linguistics. Paperback
Anthropological Linguistics. Paperback.
By William Foley. 520 pages. 1997. It starts from a theoretical viewpoint of both language and culture as conventionalised forms of situated practice and uses this as a unifying framework to cover the full range of topics normally treated under the rubric of language and culture.
Fortson: Indo-European Language and Culture. An Introduction. 2nd edition.Paperback
Indo-European Language and Culture. An Introduction. Paperback
By Benjamin W. Fortson IV. 568 pages, 16 illustrations. 2nd edition, 2009. Fills a long-present gap in the literature of Indo-European studies.
Gardner-Chloros: Code-switching. Paperback
Penelope Gardner-Chloros 2009
254 pages.Paperback. It is quite commonplace for bilingual speakers to use two or more languages, dialects or varieties in the same conversation, without any apparent effort. The phenomenon, known as code-switching, has become a major focus of attention in linguistics. This concise and original study explores how, when and where code-switching occurs.
Grimes: Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 13th Edition. In 3 volumes. Paperback
Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 13th Edition. In 3 volumes. Paperback. Shipping costs can be a little more than usual but we inform you first
Barbara F. Grimes, editor
Volume 1: Ethnologue Languages of the World. xi, 966 pages. Volume 2: Ethnologue Languages of the World. Family Index. vi, 125 pages. Volume 3: Ethnologue Languages of the World. Name Index. 288 pages. 1996 edition, very reduced price
Gussenhoven: Understanding Phonology. Paperback
Gussenhoven & Jacobs
Paperback, 320 pages, 234 x 156 mm. 3rd edition 2011
Haarmann: Babylonische Welt. Geschichte und Zukunft der Sprachen. Gebunden
Babylonische Welt. Geschichte und Zukunft der Sprachen. Gebunden
341 Seiten, 39 Abbildungen. 2001. Mehr als 6000 Sprachen gibt es auf der Erde. Passt die Sprachvielfalt noch in das Zeitalter der Globalisierung? Oder ist sie als Träger kultureller Identität nicht vielmehr die condition humaine schlechthin?
Katzner: The Languages of the World. 3rd Edition. Paperback
Languages of the World. 3rd Edition. Paperback
400 pages, 100 facsimiles of original texts. 2002. Written with the non-specialist in mind. Features include: information on nearly 600 languages. individual descriptions of 200 languages, with sample passages and English translations. concise notes on where each language is spoken, its history, alphabet and pronunciation. coverage of every country in the world, its main language and speaker numbers. introduction to language families
Lacy de, O'Leary: Comparative Grammar of the Semitic Languages. Hardback
Comparative Grammar of the Semitic Languages. Hardback
by De Lacy O'Leary
300 pages. 2000 (In UK GBP 170.=! 23-11-2008)
LeMay: Facts on File Dictionary of New Words. Hardcover
Facts on File Dictionary of New Words. Hardcover
by Lemay, Harold / Lerner, Sid / Taylor, Marian
163 pages. 1985. First published as The New words dictionary by Ballantine (1985). Expanded to 500 entries in this edition. An informal collection of words not yet found in standard dictionaries. Intended to be ephemeral.
Major: Black Slang: A Dictionary of Afro-American Talk
Black Slang: A Dictionary of Afro-American Talk
edited by Clarence Major
126 pages. Reprinted 1987
Mallory, Adams: The Oxford Introduction to Proto-indo-european and the Proto-indo-european World. Paperback
Oxford Introduction to Proto-indo-european and the Proto-indo-european World. Paperback
by J. P. Mallory and D. Q. Adams
xxiv, 731 pages. 2006. This book introduces Proto-Indo-European and explores what the language reveals about the people who spoke it.
Oxford Concise Dictionary of Linguistics. Paperback
By Peter Matthews
464 pages. 23x20cm.
Now in its second edition, this invaluable work is the most authoritative dictionary of linguistics of its kind available. The author, Peter Matthews, is professor of linguistics at Cambridge University and an established expert in the field.
Ramat: The Indo-European Languages. Paperback
Indo-European Languages. Paperback
editor: Paolo Ramat. Introduction by Anna Giacalone Ramat
528 pages, 16 illustrations, 67 tables. 2006
Robinson: Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts. Paperback
Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World's Undeciphered Scripts
Andrew Robinson 2009
Paperback, 352 p. 9.25 H x 1.25 D x 7.50 W inches
Sims: Understanding Morphology. 2nd edition. Pb
Understanding Morphology. 2nd edition.
Martin Haspelmath, Andrea Sims 2010. Paperback, 224 pages, Illustrations, 233 x 157 mm
Smith, Tague-Busler: Icebreaker: A Manual for Public Speaking. Paperback
Icebreaker: A Manual for Public Speaking. Fourth edition. Paperback
Tracey L. Smith and Mary Tague-Busler. viii, 168 pages, illustrated. 1998. It offers students a conversational, highly accessible presentation of ideas designed to help them master the fundamentals of public speaking. Students are guided through the steps of choosing and focusing the topic, and researching, preparing, and delivering their speech.
Spada, Lightbown: How Languages Are Learned. Paperback
How Languages Are Learned. Paperback
by Patsy M. Lightbown and Nina Spada. 252 pages. 4th edition
Valin, Lapolla: Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function. Paperback
Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function. Paperback
by Robert D. Van Valin and Randy J. Lapolla. xxviii, 713 pages. 1998
Watkins: The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots. Third Edition. Paperback
American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots. Third Edition. Paperback
192 pages. 2011. Fully revised and updated. More than 13,000 words are traced to their origins in Proto-Indo-European, the prehistoric ancestor of English that was spoken before the advent of writing.
West: Indo-European Poetry and Myth. Paperback
Indo-European Poetry and Myth. Paperback
by M. L. West. xii, 525 pages. 2009
Watkins: How to Kill a Dragon: Aspects of Indo-European Poetics. Pb
How to Kill a Dragon: Aspects of Indo-European Poetics.
Paperback, 640 pages, 3 illustrations, bibliography, 236 x 156 mm
Rosen: Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story. hardback
Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells a Story.
Hb., 448 pages, 210 x 140 mm.