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Historical & comparative linguistics

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Historical & comparative linguistics

Paperback. Speaking American shows what the English language looked like from various points on the American continent at crucial points in its linguistic history. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2ABM; CFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 237 x 29. Weight in Grams: 324.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190232603
ISBN
9780190232603

€ 22.62

Paperback. This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet and explores why and how slang is used. Based on inside information from real live slang users as well as the best scholarly sources, this book is guaranteed to teach you some new words that you shouldn't use in polite company. Num Pages: 368 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFFD; DS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199679171
ISBN
9780199679171

€ 14.99
€ 12.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 48 pages. BIC Classification: CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 134 x 157 x 5. Weight in Grams: 38. 48 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: CFFD. Dimension: 134 x 157 x 5. Weight: 38.
Publisher
Abson
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780902920910
ISBN
9780902920910

€ 5.80

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: CFF; JFSL4. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 210 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231151450
ISBN
9780231151450

€ 29.99
€ 25.66

Perfect Paperback. Num Pages: 282 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; CFF; DSBB; HBJD; HBLC; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 225 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 396.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
328
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801485206
ISBN
9780801485206

€ 32.99
€ 31.68

Paperback. Winner of the HRH Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award 2006. An award winning language book, this is a lively and engaging expose on the foreign words and phrases that populate our language. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBG; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. A No-nonsense Guide to Foreign Words and Phrases in Everyday Language. 240 pages. Winner of the HRH Duke of Edinburgh English Speaking Union English Language Book Award 2006. An award winning language book, this is a lively and engaging expose on the foreign words and phrases that populate our language. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 2AB; CBG; CFF. Dimension: 198 x 129 x 17. Weight: 232.
Publisher
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713685237
ISBN
9780713685237

€ 14.99
€ 14.00

Paperback. A comprehensive study of the Etruscan language in English, this work provides a collection of Etruscan inscriptions and texts currently in print. A substantial archeological introduction sets language and inscriptions in their historical, geographical and cultural context. Num Pages: 280 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2Z; CFF; CFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 15. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719055409
ISBN
9780719055409

€ 23.99
€ 23.46

Paperback. Num Pages: 36 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFFD; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 92 x 4. Weight in Grams: 36. 36 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 2AB; CFFD; WH. Dimension: 158 x 92 x 4. Weight: 38.
Publisher
ABSON BOOKS LONDON
Number of pages
36
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780902920835
ISBN
9780902920835

€ 5.80

Paperback. Provides information on Scots language for the general public and for schools in a compact and user-friendly form. Series: Scots Language Dictionaries. Num Pages: 360 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBDX; CFFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 199 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
360
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902930022
ISBN
9781902930022

€ 13.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: CFF; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Baker Publishing Group United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801049941
ISBN
9780801049941

€ 21.99
€ 16.99

Hardcover. Swear like a sparrow-mouthed snick fadger with the help of this illustrated dictionary of long-lost words and phrases. This crude and quirky volume contains the most amusing vocabulary from the murky Middle English of Chaucer right up to the more eloquent parlances of the early 1900s - essential for all lovers of weird and wonderful wordage! Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFFD; WH; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 120 x 22. Weight in Grams: 260. Fine in fine dustwrapper, else a good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Summersdale
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
SKU
KCG0004552
ISBN
9781849534703

€ 4.64

Hardcover. Devoted to linguistic and phonetic analysis of some undescribed and endangered languages. This work collects the Proceedings of the international conference on "Undescribed and endangered languages: the preservation of linguistic diversity" held in University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy), on September 29, 2005. Editor(s): De Dominicis, Amedeo. Num Pages: 171 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFB; CFF; JFSL9. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 150. Weight in Grams: 689.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847180568
ISBN
9781847180568

€ 60.32

Paperback. Runes, a unique functional writing system were used for some 1300 years in Scandinavia, from about AD 200 till around the end of the fourteenth century, when the runic alphabet finally gave way to the modern writing system. This book presents an account of the Norwegian examples throughout the period of their use. Translator(s): Hoek, Betsy van der. Num Pages: 218 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACSN; CFF; CFLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 158 x 13. Weight in Grams: 340. 218 pages, black & white illustrations. Runes, a unique functional writing system were used for some 1300 years in Scandinavia, from about AD 200 till around the end of the fourteenth century, when the runic alphabet finally gave way to the modern writing system. This book presents an account of the Norwegian examples throughout the period of their use. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 2ACSN; CFF; CFLA. Dimension: 236 x 158 x 13. Weight: 336. Translator(s): Hoek, Betsy van der.
Publisher
BOYE6
Number of pages
218
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843835042
ISBN
9781843835042

€ 21.99
€ 19.96

Paperback. Covers topical issues and examines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industry. This book outlines the linguistic characteristics of regional accents and dialects in terms of regional pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Series: Intertext. Num Pages: 128 pages, 2 black & white halftones, 2 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: CFFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 174 x 7. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
136
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415366014
ISBN
9780415366014

€ 25.97

Audio CD. "Penny Dyer is an inspiration to work with" Helen Mirren An essential tool for actors needing to develop an accent at a moments notice. Top voice coach, Penny Dyer, voice coach to Helen Mirren on The Queen and Gwyneth Strong (Cassandra, Only Fools and Horses) present an hour long voice coaching session on CD. Series: Performance Books. BIC Classification: ANC; CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 190 x 143 x 18. Weight in Grams: 112.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Format
CD
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713685176
ISBN
9780713685176

€ 21.55

Paperback. Editor(s): Ritt, Nikolaus; Schendl, Herbert; Dalton-Puffer, Christiane; Kastovsky, Dieter. Series: Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature. Num Pages: 252 pages, fig. and graphs. BIC Classification: CFF; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 210 x 16. Weight in Grams: 334.
Publisher
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631550069
ISBN
9783631550069

€ 59.02

Paperback. An student's introduction to the first centuries in the history of the English language. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 149 x 10. Weight in Grams: 230. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. 176 pages. An student's introduction to the first centuries in the history of the English language. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Dimension: 219 x 149 x 10. Weight: 228.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748642380
ISBN
9780748642380

€ 23.00
€ 22.93

Paperback. Explanations and accounts of our own origins have become one of the popular of various areas in science. The discovery of fossils and artefact's has its own intrinsic interest. This volume is a reference work that sets out and evaluates the basic knowledge and theory relevant to these origins of these abilities. Editor(s): Lock, Andrew; Peters, Charles R. Num Pages: 912 pages, 0. BIC Classification: CFF; JHM; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 251 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1658.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
912
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631216902
ISBN
9780631216902

€ 98.11

Paperback. Num Pages: 324 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; CFF; CJB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 277 x 216 x 21. Weight in Grams: 906.
Publisher
BAKER BOOKS ACADEMIC
Number of pages
324
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801048869
ISBN
9780801048869

€ 35.99
€ 24.89

Paperback. This book shows how, when, and why English took words from other languages and explains how to find their origins and reasons for adoption. It covers the effects of contact with languages ranging from Latin and French to Yiddish, Chinese, and Maori, from Saxon times to the present. It will appeal to everyone interested in the history of English. Num Pages: 512 pages, Line Drawings, Graphs, Tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 33. Weight in Grams: 848.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198736493
ISBN
9780198736493

€ 32.99
€ 32.64

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