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Arabic in Israel Language, Identity and Conflict by Muhammad Hasan Amara Arabic in Israel Language, Identity and Conflict

In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel's Palestinian Arab citizens. The interplay of language and identity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2017

Arabic in Israel Language, Identity and Conflict by Muhammad Hasan Amara Arabic in Israel Language, Identity and Conflict

In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel's Palestinian Arab citizens. The interplay of language and identity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Posthumanist Applied Linguistics by Alastair Pennycook Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

Drawing on a range of contexts and data sources from urban multilingualism to studies of animal communication, Posthumanist Applied Linguistics offers us alternative ways of thinking about the human predicament that present important new political, ethical and intellectual possibilities. Exploring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Posthumanist Applied Linguistics by Alastair Pennycook Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

Drawing on a range of contexts and data sources from urban multilingualism to studies of animal communication, Posthumanist Applied Linguistics offers us alternative ways of thinking about the human predicament that present important new political, ethical and intellectual possibilities. Exploring...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Workplace Writing Beyond the Text by Stephen (City University of Hong Kong) Bremner Workplace Writing Beyond the Text

Workplace Writing: Beyond the Text draws together a wealth of research into different aspects of writing in workplace settings, creating a comprehensive picture of workplace writing and covering factors and activities that go far beyond the text. In a full...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Workplace Writing Beyond the Text by Stephen (City University of Hong Kong) Bremner Workplace Writing Beyond the Text

Workplace Writing: Beyond the Text draws together a wealth of research into different aspects of writing in workplace settings, creating a comprehensive picture of workplace writing and covering factors and activities that go far beyond the text. In a full...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Spanisch im Beruf fur Dummies by Margarita Gorrissen, Marianne Hauptle-Barcelo Spanisch im Beruf fur Dummies
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Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017

The World's Major Languages by Bernard (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig University of California Santa Barbara USA) Comrie The World's Major Languages

The World's Major Languages features over 50 of the world's languages and language families. This revised edition includes updated bibliographies for each chapter and up-to-date census figures. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Poetic Conventions as Cognitive Fossils by Reuven Tsur Poetic Conventions as Cognitive Fossils

Poetic Conventions as Cognitive Fossils offers a major theoretical statement of where poetic conventions come from. The work comprises Reuven Tsur's research in cognitive poetics to show how conventional poetic styles originate from cognitive rather than cultural principles. The book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Linguistics Delusion by Chairman of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and Director of the Center for Advanced Software Applications Sampson The Linguistics Delusion

Geoffrey Sampson shows how various traditions of linguistics, and their accounts of different aspects of language, are all infected by the delusion of scientism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Linguistics Delusion by Chairman of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence and Director of the Center for Advanced Software Applications Sampson The Linguistics Delusion

Geoffrey Sampson shows how various traditions of linguistics, and their accounts of different aspects of language, are all infected by the delusion of scientism.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Vocabulary in Language Teaching by Joe (Washington University in St. Louis, USA) Barcroft Vocabulary in Language Teaching
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This module focuses on the pivotal role of vocabulary in language acquisition, communication, and instruction. It first reviews the nature of vocabulary knowledge, the mental lexicon, and different contexts of vocabulary learning. It then explains how we acquire vocabulary and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Languages of the World An Introduction by Asya (Stanford University, California) Pereltsvaig Languages of the World An Introduction
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Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, this textbook introduces readers to the rich diversity of human languages around the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

Languages of the World An Introduction by Asya (Stanford University, California) Pereltsvaig Languages of the World An Introduction
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Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, this textbook introduces readers to the rich diversity of human languages around the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

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Digital Discourse Analysis and Participatory Media Contemporary Spaces of Power and Critique by Lecturer Majid (University of Lancaster UK) Khosravinik, Darren (Newcastle University UK) Kelsey Digital Discourse Analysis and Participatory Media Contemporary Spaces of Power and Critique
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Digital Discourse Analysis and Participatory Media explores mechanisms of discourse and power on social media. KhosraviNik and Kelsey adopt interdisciplinary transnational perspectives on current debates about the role of social media in society. They provide case studies of interest to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland by Irvine Richardson Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

This volume, originally published in 1957, contains the linguistic evidence for the classification of the languages encountered by the western team of the Northern Bantu Borderland Survey. To appreciate fully its implications it should be read in close conjunction with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Linguistica hispanica actual: guia didactica y materiales de apoyo by Javier Munoz-Basols, Manel (The University of Maryland, College Park, USA) Lacorte Linguistica hispanica actual: guia didactica y materiales de apoyo
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Preceded by: Introducciaon a la lingeuaistica hispaanica actual: teoraia y praactica / Javier Muanoz-Basols, Nina Moreno, Inma Taboada and Manel Lacorte. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. 9781138209213
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Linguistica hispanica actual: guia didactica y materiales de apoyo by Javier Munoz-Basols, Manel (The University of Maryland, College Park, USA) Lacorte Linguistica hispanica actual: guia didactica y materiales de apoyo
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Preceded by: Introducciaon a la lingeuaistica hispaanica actual: teoraia y praactica / Javier Muanoz-Basols, Nina Moreno, Inma Taboada and Manel Lacorte. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. 9781138209213
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary A Guide for Research by Pawel Szudarski Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary A Guide for Research

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary Studies provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author explains step-by-step how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions such as: The frequency...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary A Guide for Research by Pawel Szudarski Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary A Guide for Research

Corpus Linguistics for Vocabulary Studies provides a practical introduction to using corpus linguistics in vocabulary studies. Using freely available corpus tools, the author explains step-by-step how corpora can be used to explore key vocabulary-related research questions such as: The frequency...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Intercultural Faultlines Research Models in Translation Studies: v. 1: Textual and Cognitive Aspects by Maeve Olohan Intercultural Faultlines Research Models in Translation Studies: v. 1: Textual and Cognitive Aspects

Intercultural Faultlines offers an exploration of research models and methods in translation studies, as implemented, discussed and critically evaluated by some of the leading researchers in the field of translation and interpreting. While the focus throughout is on textual and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

American and British English Divided by a Common Language? by Paul (Lancaster University) Baker American and British English Divided by a Common Language?

Is British English becoming more like American English? Paul Baker tracks the changes, trends and distinctions of both languages to answer this question.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

American and British English Divided by a Common Language? by Paul (Lancaster University) Baker American and British English Divided by a Common Language?

Is British English becoming more like American English? Paul Baker tracks the changes, trends and distinctions of both languages to answer this question.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

How Writing Works From the Invention of the Alphabet to the Rise of Social Media by Dominic (University College London) Wyse How Writing Works From the Invention of the Alphabet to the Rise of Social Media

From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

How Writing Works From the Invention of the Alphabet to the Rise of Social Media by Dominic (University College London) Wyse How Writing Works From the Invention of the Alphabet to the Rise of Social Media

From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Alternative Architectures for Systemic Functional Linguistics and Other Theories of Language by Dr Robin P Fawcett Alternative Architectures for Systemic Functional Linguistics and Other Theories of Language

The central concept in Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) is that of choice between meanings - these being realized in structures. The important question that forms the starting point for this book addresses is: How do we, as users of language,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Researches in Greece and Albania The Languages and Dialects of a Balkan Region by William Martin Leake, Robert Elsie Researches in Greece and Albania The Languages and Dialects of a Balkan Region
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Presents a survey of languages spoken in Greece and the southern Balkans in the 19th century - Greek, Albanian, Wallachian (also known as Aromanian, Vlach and Koutzovlach) and Bulgarian - and their literatures. This book sheds light on the culture...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Introduction to Handbook of American Indian Languages and Indian Linguistic Families of America North of Mexico, New Edition by Franz Boas, J. W. Powell, Preston Holder, Michael Silverstein Introduction to Handbook of American Indian Languages and Indian Linguistic Families of America North of Mexico, New Edition
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As Michael Silverstein discusses in his introduction to this new edition, the two foundational essays presented here are culminating moments in the scholarly history of North American Indigenous peoples' languages and cultures.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Editing the Soul Science and Fiction in the Genome Age by Everett Hamner Editing the Soul Science and Fiction in the Genome Age


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

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Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics by Melvin Gonzalez-Rivera Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics

Current Research in Puerto Rican Linguistics is an edited collection of original contributions which explores the idiosyncratic grammatical properties of Puerto Rican Spanish. The book focuses on the structural aspects of linguistics, analysed with a variety of frameworks and methodological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Quantitative Approaches to the Russian Language by Arto Mustajoki Quantitative Approaches to the Russian Language

This edited collection presents a range of methods that can be used to analyse linguistic data quantitatively. A series of case studies of Russian data spanning different aspects of modern linguistics serve as the basis for a discussion of methodological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11 Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario by Silvia (University of Western Ontario) Perpinan Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11 Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario

This collection brings together current research on a range of phenomena in French, Spanish, Occitan and Italian, that will be of interest to scholars and students of Romance and general linguistics. The volume includes 12 peer-reviewed articles, first presented at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 12 Selected papers from the 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Campinas, Brazil by Ruth E. V. (University of Campinas) Lopes Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 12 Selected papers from the 45th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Campinas, Brazil

The current volume contains a selection from papers presented at the 45th meeting of the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL 45), which took place from May 6 to 9, 2015 at the University of Campinas, Brazil. A volume of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

En tu medio Intermediate Spanish by Leah Fonder-Solano, Daniel Thornhill En tu medio Intermediate Spanish
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/08/2017

Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations Studies in Cognitive Poetics by Szilvia (Postdoctoral researcher, Evtvvs Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary) Csabi Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations Studies in Cognitive Poetics
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Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics presents multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research papers describing new developments in the field of cognitive poetics. Among other leading researchers, many contributors are world-famous scholars of psychology, linguistics, and literature, including Raymond...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Statehood, Scale and Hierarchy History, Language and Identity in Indonesia by Lauren Zentz Statehood, Scale and Hierarchy History, Language and Identity in Indonesia

Against the background of language and nation formation in Indonesia, this book demonstrates how language planning is inseparable from the broader actions of the state, and how postcolonial nationalism and globalization have had profound implications for language use and state...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Lectures on Welsh Philology by John Rhys Lectures on Welsh Philology

John Rhys' 1877 pioneering study of the Celtic languages, especially Welsh, using the discipline of comparative philology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies by Alison Wray Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies

Projects in Linguistics and Language Studies, Third Edition, is your essential guide when embarking on a research project in linguistics or English language.It is clearly divided into the subject areas that most appeal to you as a student: psycholinguistics; first-...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Beowulf and Other Stories A New Introduction to Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures by Joe Allard Beowulf and Other Stories A New Introduction to Old English, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman Literatures

Beowulf and Other Stories was first conceived in the belief that the study of Old English ? and its close cousins, Old Icelandic and Anglo-Norman ? can be a genuine delight, covering a period as replete with wonder, creativity and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

New Studies in Multimodality Conceptual and Methodological Elaborations by Ognyan (SRH Hochschule Berlin, Germany) Seizov New Studies in Multimodality Conceptual and Methodological Elaborations
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Multimodality is one of the most popular and influential semiotic theories for analysing media. However, the application and conceptual anchoring of multimodality often remains geographically and disciplinarily grounded within local systems of thought. New Studies in Multimodality combines the expertise...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Languages and Literary Cultures in Hyderabad by Kousar J. (University of Cyprus) Azam Languages and Literary Cultures in Hyderabad

There is great interest in recent scholarship in the study of metropolitan cultures in India as evident from the number of books that have appeared on cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata. Though Hyderabad has a rich archive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics by Michael (University of Utrecht, Netherlands) Burke The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics
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The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics provides a comprehensive introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of stylistics. The four sections of the volume encompass a wide range of approaches from classical rhetoric to cognitive neuroscience and cover...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Evaluating Language Assessments by Antony John Kunnan Evaluating Language Assessments

Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely-used evaluative tool. The volume explores language assessment evaluation in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

Evaluating Language Assessments by Antony John Kunnan Evaluating Language Assessments

Evaluating Language Assessments offers a comprehensive overview of the theoretical bases and research methodologies for the evaluation of language assessments and demonstrates the importance of a fuller understanding of this widely-used evaluative tool. The volume explores language assessment evaluation in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

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