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Historical & comparative linguistics

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Historical & comparative linguistics

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

€ 61.32

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

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
€ 17.59

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

€ 14.03

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

€ 5.84

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. 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
€ 14.05

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
€ 31.85

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
€ 25.98

Paperback. Focusing on the contemporary Scottish culture, this book is a useful reading for those who care about their country's identity in the twenty-first century. It is a history of how the Scots have come to speak the way they do and it acted as a catalyst for radical changes in attitude towards the language. Num Pages: 224 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 153 x 16. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845960520
ISBN
9781845960520

€ 13.99
€ 11.37

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

€ 5.84

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. Editor(s): Pemberton, Lee. Num Pages: 36 pages. BIC Classification: CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 160 x 3. Weight in Grams: 38. 36 pages. Editor(s): Pemberton, Lee. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: CFFD. Dimension: 141 x 160 x 3. Weight: 38.
Publisher
Abson Books London
Number of pages
36
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780902920927
ISBN
9780902920927

€ 5.82

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