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Grammar, syntax & morphology books

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Grammar, Philosophy, and Logic by Bruce S. Silver Grammar, Philosophy, and Logic

This book argues that a basic grasp of philosophy and logic can produce written and spoken material that is both grammatically correct and powerful. Each chapter addresses how common words and long-established grammatical rules are often misused or ignored altogether...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Defaults in Morphological Theory by Nikolas (Professor of Linguistics, University of Edinburgh) Gisborne Defaults in Morphological Theory
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This volume sets out four different default-based frameworks for describing morphology. Major proponents of these frameworks address a range of questions about the role of defaults in the lexicon, such as the place of morphology in the grammar and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Inflection by Matthew (Senior Research Fellow in the Surrey Morphology Group, University of Surrey) Baerman The Oxford Handbook of Inflection
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This handbook provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art overview of work on inflection - the expression of grammatical information through changes in word forms. The volume's 24 chapters are written by experts in the field from a variety of theoretical backgrounds, with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

A New Approach to English Pedagogical Grammar The Order of Meanings by Akira (Kyoto University, Japan) Tajino A New Approach to English Pedagogical Grammar The Order of Meanings
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This book proposes a meaning-order approach to pedagogical grammar (MAP Grammar) as a practical pedagogical approach in ESL and EFL contexts by teaching grammar through an easy-to-understand three-dimensional model. MAP Grammar takes the clause as the fundamental unit of English...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Compounds and Compounding by Laurie (Victoria University of Wellington) Bauer Compounds and Compounding

This controversial new book addresses the linguistic problems around compounds: words which sit on the borderline of syntax and morphology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Compounds and Compounding by Laurie (Victoria University of Wellington) Bauer Compounds and Compounding

This controversial new book addresses the linguistic problems around compounds: words which sit on the borderline of syntax and morphology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Exploring Intensification Synchronic, diachronic and cross-linguistic perspectives by Maria (University of Eastern Piedmont) Napoli Exploring Intensification Synchronic, diachronic and cross-linguistic perspectives

This book is the first collective volume specifically devoted to the multifaceted phenomenon of intensification, which has been traditionally regarded as related to the expression of degree, scaling a quality downwards or upwards. In spite of the large amount of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Making Sense The Glamorous Story of English Grammar by David Crystal Making Sense The Glamorous Story of English Grammar

The world's greatest authority on language explains the secrets and subtleties of the grammar of English. David Crystal explores its history and varieties, explains its rules and irregularities and shows how to navigate its snares and pitfalls. He gives practical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

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Spontaneous Spoken English An Integrated Approach to the Emergent Grammar of Speech by Alexander (Universitat Rostock, Germany) Haselow Spontaneous Spoken English An Integrated Approach to the Emergent Grammar of Speech
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This book takes the reader on a journey through the structure of everyday spoken English, providing a fresh look at the relation between language and the mind.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Person, Case, and Agreement The Morphosyntax of Inverse Agreement and Global Case Splits by Andras (Post-doctoral Researcher, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) Barany Person, Case, and Agreement The Morphosyntax of Inverse Agreement and Global Case Splits
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This book provides both language-specific and cross-linguistic comparative analyses of phenomena relating to person, case and case-marking, and agreement. The book combines data from eight different language families with theory and explicit analyses, and will be of interest to both...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Syntax by Martin Everaert The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Syntax

An invaluable reference tool for students and researchers in theoretical linguistics, The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Syntax, Second Edition has been updated to incorporate the last 10 years of syntactic research and expanded to include a wider array of important...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Gender from Latin to Romance History, Geography, Typology by Michele (Full Professor of Romance Linguistics, University of Zurich) Loporcaro Gender from Latin to Romance History, Geography, Typology
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This book explores grammatical gender in the Romance languages and dialects and its evolution from Latin. It outlines the significant diversity found in the Romance varieties in this regard and uses this variation to show that traditional accounts of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Chinese Middle Constructions Lexical Middle Formation by Jiajuan Xiong Chinese Middle Constructions Lexical Middle Formation

This book defines Chinese middle constructions as generic constructions, with their highest syntactically saturated argument always understood as an arbitrary one.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/12/2017

The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects by Angel J. (Professor Agregat, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Gallego The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the syntactic variation of Spanish dialects, opening new avenues of theoretical and empirical discussion. The volume focuses on both European and American varieties of Spanish, addressing several syntactic constructions and phenomena.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/12/2017

The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects by Angel J. (Professor Agregat, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Gallego The Syntactic Variation of Spanish Dialects
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of the syntactic variation of Spanish dialects, opening new avenues of theoretical and empirical discussion. The volume focuses on both European and American varieties of Spanish, addressing several syntactic constructions and phenomena.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

Deriving Syntactic Relations by John (Cornell University, New York) Bowers Deriving Syntactic Relations
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This book proposes that the fundamental building blocks of syntax are relations between words rather than constituents formed from words.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics by Abbas Benmamoun Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics


Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Nominal Contact in Michif by Carrie (Research Associate, University of Manitoba) Gillon, Nicole (Associate Professor and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Rosen Nominal Contact in Michif
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This book explores the results of language contact in Michif, traditionally considered a mixed language that combines a French noun phrase with a Cree verb phrase. The authors show that contact does not create a whole new language category and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

Linguistic Typology by Jae Jung (University of Otago) Song Linguistic Typology

This textbook provides a critical introduction to major research topics and current approaches in linguistic typology. It draws on a wide range of cross-linguistic data to describe what linguistic typology has revealed about language in general and about the rich...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

Linguistic Typology by Jae Jung (University of Otago) Song Linguistic Typology

This textbook provides a critical introduction to major research topics and current approaches in linguistic typology. It draws on a wide range of cross-linguistic data to describe what linguistic typology has revealed about language in general and about the rich...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

English Grammar A Resource Book for Students by Roger Berry English Grammar A Resource Book for Students


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

English Grammar A Resource Book for Students by Roger (Lingnan University Hong Kong) Berry English Grammar A Resource Book for Students


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2018

Verb Movement in Romance A Comparative Study by Norma (Research Associate, Department of Italian, University of Cambridge) Schifano Verb Movement in Romance A Comparative Study
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This book provides a detailed account of verb movement across more than twenty standard and non-standard Romance varieties. Norma Schifano uses extensive empirical data to demonstrate that, contrary to traditional assumptions, it is possible to identify at least four distinct...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

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La Langue Berbere Handbook of African Languages by Andre Basset La Langue Berbere Handbook of African Languages

Originally published in 1952, this volume shows the structural characteristics of the Berber language and its interrelations as far as these are known; the distribution of the language and the numbers speaking it; its use as literary and educational media...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Linguistic Surveys of Africa by Various Authors Linguistic Surveys of Africa

Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, originally published between 1930 and 1987, provides an invaluable resource for the study of African languages and for critically on reflecting the...
Format: Kit - Released: 27/09/2017

Motion and the English Verb A Diachronic Study by Judith (Institut fuer Englische Philologie) Huber Motion and the English Verb A Diachronic Study

In Motion and the English Verb, a study of the expression of motion in medieval English, Judith Huber provides extensive inventories of verbs used in intransitive motion meanings in Old and Middle English, and discusses these in terms of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

The Classification of the Bantu Languages bound with Bantu Word Division by Malcolm Guthrie The Classification of the Bantu Languages bound with Bantu Word Division

The first volume of this pair, The Classification of Bantu Languages, originally published in 1948, investigates the questions arising out of the use of the term Bantu. It establishes and illustrates the criteria used in identifying languages as members of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

African Languages/Langues Africaines by P. Akujuobi Nwachukwu African Languages/Langues Africaines

Volume 4 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1978, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Language in Zambia by Sirarpi Ohannessian Language in Zambia

Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

The Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa Handbook of African Languages by A.N. Tucker, M.A. Bryan The Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa Handbook of African Languages
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Originally published in 1956, this volume presents a survey of the non-Bantu languages in the area extending south of the Sahara from Lake Chad to the Indian Ocean, together withj those of South Africa. The arrangement is primarily linguistic, in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language Grammar and Vocabulary by J. P. Crazzolara A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language Grammar and Vocabulary

In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

African Languages/Langues Africaines by P. Akujuobi Nwachukwu African Languages/Langues Africaines

Volume 3 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1977, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

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