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Historical & comparative linguistics

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Historical & comparative linguistics

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

€ 45.99
€ 45.28

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
€ 27.88

Hardcover. Based on investigation in primary and secondary sources, this dictionary places Old Chinese squarely within the Sino-Tibetan language family, while paying due regard to other language families such as Austroasiatic, Miao-Yao (Hmong-Mien), and Kam-Tai. It is designed for use by nonspecialists and specialists. Series: ABC Chinese Dictionary Series. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: 2GDC; CBD; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1139.
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824829759
ISBN
9780824829759

€ 109.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; CJB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 169 x 8. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780567456571
ISBN
9780567456571

€ 22.22

Paperback. A humorous and informative guide to some of the bizarre word origins and connections of the English language Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 133 x 17. Weight in Grams: 232. Good, reading copy. Minor staining on bottom page, text not affected. Previous owner's labels on spine and stamp on title pages
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KSG0005563
ISBN
9781843510598

€ 4.64

Paperback. Taking an anthropological perspective, Alan Barnard explores the evolution of language by investigating the lives and languages of modern hunter-gatherers. Series: Approaches to the Evolution of Language. Num Pages: 250 pages, 7 b/w illus. 8 tables. BIC Classification: 3B; CFF; JHMC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
250
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107692596
ISBN
9781107692596

€ 26.28

Paperback. Num Pages: 213 pages, black & white line drawings, figures. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; CFF; CJB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 180 x 14. Weight in Grams: 463.
Publisher
Baker Academic
Number of pages
213
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801048746
ISBN
9780801048746

€ 21.99
€ 16.83

Paperback. This book is designed to provide undergraduate students of English historical linguistics with a concise description of the language during the period 1100-1500. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. Num Pages: 192 pages, notes, glossary, annotated bibliography. BIC Classification: 2ABC; 3H; CFF. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 139 x 12. Weight in Grams: 256. Series: Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language. 192 pages, notes, glossary, annotated bibliography. This book is designed to provide undergraduate students of English historical linguistics with a concise description of the language during the period 1100-1500. Cateogry: (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 2ABC; 3H; CFF. Dimension: 217 x 139 x 12. Weight: 258.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748614813
ISBN
9780748614813

€ 23.00
€ 22.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 301 pages, biography. BIC Classification: CBX; CFB; CFF; CFGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 25. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137550224
ISBN
9781137550224

€ 33.57

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; CFF; CJB; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 7. Weight in Grams: 178.
Publisher
Virtualbookworm.com Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781589395848
ISBN
9781589395848

€ 20.48

Paperback. A study of Newfoundland English, spoken in Canada's newest province, Newfoundland and Labrador. Series: Dialects of English. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1KBCF; 2AB; CFFD; CFK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 274.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748626175
ISBN
9780748626175

€ 29.10

Paperback. An unusual and authoritative 'natural history of languages' that narrates the ways in which one language has superseded or outlasted another at different times in history. Num Pages: 688 pages, (65 maps). BIC Classification: CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 46. Weight in Grams: 866.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007118717
ISBN
9780007118717

€ 26.99
€ 19.44

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, 47 black & white tables, 65 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB; CFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 159 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138951327
ISBN
9781138951327

€ 56.71

Paperback. A Student's Vocabulary for Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, Updated Edition has been a standard resource for students of Hebrew and Aramaic for over 30 years, this new edition has updated formatting and transliterations. The book provides a complete vocabulary list of Hebrew and Aramaic words based on frequency. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 2CSJ; CFF; CJB; GBC; HRCG. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Publisher
Zondervan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780310533870
ISBN
9780310533870

€ 14.99
€ 12.20

Hardcover. Experts from psycholinguistics and English historical linguistics address core factors in language change. Editor(s): Hundt, Marianne; Mollin, Sandra; Pfenninger, Simone E. Series: Studies in English Language. Num Pages: 406 pages, 26 b/w illus. 24 tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFD; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107086869
ISBN
9781107086869

€ 126.09

Paperback. Today programme presenter's Top Ten bestselling cry for better English in paperback for summer. Num Pages: 352 pages, n/a. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340836590
ISBN
9780340836590

€ 14.99
€ 12.01

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 124 x 17. Weight in Grams: 208. 8vo. Good copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Peter Owen
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KEX0277904
ISBN
9780720612431

€ 4.64

Paperback. An overview of all aspects of Hong Kong English in a style designed for undergraduates and general readers. Series: Dialects of English. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; 2AB; CFFD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 138 x 214 x 11. Weight in Grams: 252. Series: Dialects of English. 192 pages, illustrations. An overview of all aspects of Hong Kong English in a style designed for undergraduates and general readers. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 1FPCH; 2AB; CFFD. Dimension: 138 x 214 x 11. Weight: 250.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748635962
ISBN
9780748635962

€ 29.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 36 pages. BIC Classification: CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 163 x 4. Weight in Grams: 38. 36 pages. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: CFFD. Dimension: 147 x 163 x 4. Weight: 30.
Publisher
Abson Books London
Number of pages
36
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780902920866
ISBN
9780902920866

€ 5.80

Hardcover. This book focuses on the continuity between the documented stages in the history of Latin and its development into Romance. Editor(s): Adams, J. N.; Vincent, Nigel. Num Pages: 360 pages, 11 b/w illus. 29 tables. BIC Classification: 2ADL; CFF; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 163 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 882.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107132252
ISBN
9781107132252

€ 104.24

Paperback. This work explains American English in the context of American life, history, and institutions, while also making comparisons with British English. Series: Language Library. Num Pages: 320 pages, 14. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; CFFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 13. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631197928
ISBN
9780631197928

€ 44.99
€ 44.38

Paperback. Originally published in English: London; New Brunswick, N.J.: Athlone Press, 2000. Series: Bloomsbury Revelations. Num Pages: 316 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; CFF; HBJD; HBLW; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472507211
ISBN
9781472507211

€ 19.21

Paperback. Lynda Mugglestone's hugely popular The Oxford History of English is republished in a reset and revised edition featuring David Crystal's new take on the future of English. With impeccable and approachable scholarship, it describes the changing sounds, words, and meanings of English. A book for everyone interested in the language. Editor(s): Mugglestone, Lynda. Num Pages: 624 pages, Tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 136 x 33. Weight in Grams: 772.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
624
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199660162
ISBN
9780199660162

€ 26.28

Paperback. Explores the contemporary phenomenon of English as an international language, and sets out to analyse how and why the language has become so dominant. This book looks at the spread of English historically, at the role it plays in Third World countries, and at the ideologies transmitted through the English language. Series: Oxford Applied Linguistics. Num Pages: 374 pages, 4 tables. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF; EBAL; EBAR. Category: (L) ELT / TEFL. Dimension: 214 x 137 x 21. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780194371469
ISBN
9780194371469

€ 63.70