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Historical & comparative linguistics

Hardcover.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781443817493
ISBN
9781443817493

€ 68.59

Hardcover. Explores authentic English-to-Polish subtitling data to uncover patterns of construal reconfiguration which can be categorised with the use of cognitive semantic constructs. This title argues that the concepts of Cognitive Linguistics which offer considerable explanatory potential which can be systematically used in accounts of translation. Series: Lodz Studies in Language. Num Pages: 213 pages. BIC Classification: CB; CFF; CFG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 215 x 17. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631628287
ISBN
9783631628287

€ 45.99
€ 44.43

Paperback. A study of the Chinese modal particle a (), one of the used modal particles in Mandarin Chinese. It transcribes the first 20 episodes, about 20 hours in length, of the popular Chinese TV drama series Kewang 'Expectations'. Num Pages: 409 pages. BIC Classification: CBX; CFF; CFG; DSB; JN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 227 x 156 x 32. Weight in Grams: 630.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9783034311939
ISBN
9783034311939

€ 80.02

Paperback.
Publisher
Continuum
Number of pages
396
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847065759
ISBN
9781847065759

€ 68.59

Paperback. Num Pages: 216 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 2AHM; CFF; CJ; HRCG1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 140 x 214 x 18. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Baker Academic
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801020162
ISBN
9780801020162

€ 21.80

Hardcover. The early part of the period covered by this volume marked the centrality of the book as a vehicle of communication. The later part of the period witnesses the book's decline as a mass medium, although it retains a high cultural value in contemporary society. Editor(s): Bell, Bill; Finkelstein, David; McCleery, Alistair. Series: The Edinburgh History of the Book in Scotland. Num Pages: 544 pages, 49 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF; DS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 184 x 252 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1270.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
544
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748618293
ISBN
9780748618293

€ 166.35

Paperback. There are hundreds of inscriptions to be found on Roman tombstones in museums throughout Britain. They tell us about the Romans in Britain. However, to save space the wording is full of abbreviations and the meaning of the typical inscription is lost on the average museum visitor. Num Pages: 128 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2ADL; 3D; CFF; HBJD1; HBLA; HDDK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 9. Weight in Grams: 292.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752439525
ISBN
9780752439525

€ 19.99
€ 15.43

Paperback. An overview of all aspects of Indian English. Series: Dialects of English. Num Pages: 184 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
184
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748625956
ISBN
9780748625956

€ 29.10

Hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: CFF; CFGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 223 x 2. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748644780
ISBN
9780748644780

€ 78.82

Paperback. A comprehensive survey of English as it is spoken throughout the British Isles, now available in paperback. Editor(s): Hopkins, Tometro; McKenny, John; Decker, Kendall. Series: World Englishes. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474298544
ISBN
9781474298544

€ 29.99
€ 29.40

Hardcover. Highlights the creative use of Old English models in both manuscripts and disprove the hypothesised close link between the Otho Brut and the romance genre. This study of the lexical fields 'hero', 'warrior' and 'knight' in the Brut chronicle investigates the backward orientation of the Caligula Brut towards Anglo-Saxon heroic poetry. Series: Muenchener Universitaetsschriften. Num Pages: 470 pages, 99, tables. BIC Classification: CFF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 153 x 33. Weight in Grams: 746.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631596692
ISBN
9783631596692

€ 75.43

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: 191 x 136 x 14. Weight in Grams: 104.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Format
CD
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780713685183
ISBN
9780713685183

€ 21.67

Paperback. Written by black scholars on behalf of, and in collaboration with local communities, this text looks at the commonalities and differences among black speech communities in Africa and the black diaspora. Num Pages: 240 pages, 1 b&w photograph. BIC Classification: CFB; CFF; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 363.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415261388
ISBN
9780415261388

€ 51.37

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, B&W. BIC Classification: 2ADL; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 22. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408865552
ISBN
9781408865552

€ 10.99
€ 10.77

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2PGNA; CFFD; CJBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 134 x 21. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing United States
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Original ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804842075
ISBN
9780804842075

€ 15.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. The essays in this volume introduce, assess and explore the Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States (LAGS). The contributors demonstrate how LAGS material can be used to address issues important to sociolinguists, dialectologists, and folklorists about the speech and culture of the 20th century South. Editor(s): Montgomery, Michael B.; Nunnally, Thomas E. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; CFB; CFFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 408. Clean copy.Large format paperback.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
The University of Alabama Press Alabama
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
SKU
KEX0212220
ISBN
9780817309480

€ 13.30

Paperback. This innovative introduction outlines the structure and distribution of the world s languages, charting their evolution over the past 200,000 years. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: CFB; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 150. .
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118531280
ISBN
9781118531280

€ 49.35

Paperback. Num Pages: 357 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2ACG; CFF; CJ; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 140 x 41. Weight in Grams: 875.
Publisher
Baker Publishing Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801021442
ISBN
9780801021442

€ 36.95

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 229 x 19. Weight in Grams: 444.
Publisher
Baker Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801097539
ISBN
9780801097539

€ 23.99
€ 17.89

Paperback. This book describes the English language between the years 1500 and 1700 - the different varieties of the language, the attitudes of its speakers towards it, its pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JB; 3JD; CFB; CFF; CFG; CFH; CFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 22. Weight in Grams: 450. 288 pages, Illustrations. This book describes the English language between the years 1500 and 1700 - the different varieties of the language, the attitudes of its speakers towards it, its pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JB; 3JD; CFB; CFF; CFG; CFH; CFK. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 22. Weight: 474.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748608355
ISBN
9780748608355

€ 41.99
€ 35.00

Paperback. Presents an account of the numerous issues that characterize the work in historical linguistics, the area of linguistics directly concerned with language change and language states. This title contains an introduction that places the study of historical linguistics in its proper context within linguistics and the historical sciences in general. Editor(s): Joseph, Brian D.; Janda, Richard D. Series: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics. Num Pages: 904 pages, 21 illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 173 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1522.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
904
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405127479
ISBN
9781405127479

€ 50.31

Paperback. This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day. Series: Canto Classics. Num Pages: 318 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 452. Series: Canto Classics. 320 pages, 1 map. This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Dimension: 214 x 141 x 17. Weight: 456.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
318
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107693937
ISBN
9781107693937

€ 20.37

Paperback. An introduction to language contact, which occurs when speakers of different languages interact and their languages influence each other. Series: Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: CFB; CFFD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 175 x 17. Weight in Grams: 664. Series: Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics. 382 pages. An introduction to language contact, which occurs when speakers of different languages interact and their languages influence each other. BIC Classification: CFB; CFFD. Dimension: 242 x 175 x 17. Weight: 754.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521532211
ISBN
9780521532211

€ 46.01

Paperback. Suitable for both runologist and Anglo-Saxonist alike, this title presents discussion of the forms of the runic alphabet and interpretations of individual inscriptions, with consideration of matters on which runes throw light - magic, paganism and literacy. Num Pages: 364 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DFG; 1DN; CFF; CFL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 19. Weight in Grams: 544. Collected Essays on Anglo-Saxon and Viking Runes. 364 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. Suitable for both runologist and Anglo-Saxonist alike, this title presents discussion of the forms of the runic alphabet and interpretations of individual inscriptions, with consideration of matters on which runes throw light - magic, paganism and literacy. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DFG; 1DN; CFF; CFL. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 19. Weight: 540.
Publisher
BOYE6
Number of pages
364
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st paperback reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780851155999
ISBN
9780851155999

€ 32.99
€ 28.04