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Historical & comparative linguistics

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Historical & comparative linguistics

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

€ 64.41

Hardcover. Editor(s): Harris, Kevin; Henry, L.Mike. Num Pages: 72 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJWJ; 2AB; CFFD; GBC; WHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 107 x 35. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
LMH Publishing Jamaica
Number of pages
72
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9789768184306
ISBN
9789768184306

€ 8.07

Paperback. This superbly well-informed - and also wonderfully entertaining - history of the English language answers all these questions, showing how the many strands of English (Standard English, dialect and slang among them) developed to create the richly-varied language of today. Num Pages: 592 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015934
ISBN
9780141015934

€ 16.99
€ 13.84

Paperback. The world of sport has its own language, with strange words and phrases. This illustrated guide helps you discover the true meanings, heritage and evolution of the various sporting terms we use. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CFFD; WHX; WS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 35. Weight in Grams: 470.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Icon Books London
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
KMR0005024
ISBN
9781848310025

€ 4.64

Paperback. This book traces the history of the Irish language from the time of the Norman invasion to independence. Aidan Doyle addresses both the shifting position of Irish in society and the important internal linguistic changes that have taken place, and combines political, cultural, and linguistic history. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AFR; CFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 248 x 172 x 21. Weight in Grams: 552.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198724766
ISBN
9780198724766

€ 29.99
€ 29.94

Paperback. A comparative study of creoles based on European languages in Africa and the Caribbean. Series Editor(s): Anderson, S. R.; Bresnan, J.; Comrie, B.; Dressler, W.; Ewen, C.; Lass, R. Series: Cambridge Language Surveys. Num Pages: 280 pages, maps, tables and line diagrams, index. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 229 x 18. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521271080
ISBN
9780521271080

€ 57.79

Hardcover. Num Pages: 496 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 285 x 218 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1372.
Publisher
Zondervan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780310520672
ISBN
9780310520672

€ 46.99
€ 32.74

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Garnica, Andy. Num Pages: 112 pages, Full Colour. BIC Classification: 1DBKX; 2ADF; CFFD; CJBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 124 x 162 x 4. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
iEdutainments Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908869395
ISBN
9781908869395

€ 13.99
€ 12.28

Paperback. A classic historical excursion through the English language. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
SteinerBooks, Inc United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780940262119
ISBN
9780940262119

€ 27.59

Paperback. Using the resources of contemporary linguistic theory, McQuillan sets out to analyse key words in the Irish language and their relationship to historical and cultural texts. The main thrust of the argument is that ideology has been shaped by these words. Series: Critical Conditions: Field Day Essays & Monographs S. Num Pages: 283 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 2AFR; 2AGP; CFB; CFF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 240 x 160. .
Publisher
Cork University Press
Number of pages
283
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859183649
ISBN
9781859183649

€ 49.00
€ 38.37

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 2GJ; CFFD; WTK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 186 x 10. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Gibbs M. Smith Inc United States
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781423607489
ISBN
9781423607489

€ 10.99
€ 9.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF; EL. Category: (L) ELT / TEFL. Dimension: 279 x 210 x 11. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780132313551
ISBN
9780132313551

€ 41.05

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, maps, diagrams & pictures. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFB; CFF; EB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403918307
ISBN
9781403918307

€ 76.63

Hardcover. Over the last half century many scholars have recorded, analysed and theorised language death. This book presents a theoretical and methodological analysis of whether language death and dialect death can be considered aspects of the same phenomenon. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 2AB; CFB; CFFD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 223 x 141 x 16. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748691777
ISBN
9780748691777

€ 79.32

Hardcover. The definitive guide to historical linguistics, covering all the most important issues in the field. > Editor(s): Luraghi, Silvia; Bubenik, Vit. Series: Continuum Companions. Num Pages: 448 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 243 x 162 x 28. Weight in Grams: 844.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
448
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441144652
ISBN
9781441144652

€ 164.79

Hardcover. This book traces the evolution of traditional English verse structures from their Old and Middle origins to the Modern English period. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Num Pages: 334 pages. BIC Classification: CB; CFF; DC; DSC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107148338
ISBN
9781107148338

€ 86.42

Hardcover. A wide-ranging study of medieval English from 500 to 1500, exploring forms and ideas about language in a literary and cultural context. Editor(s): Machan, Tim William. Series: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature. Num Pages: 340 pages, 8 b/w illus. 1 map 9 tables. BIC Classification: 2ABC; CFF; DSBB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 152. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
340
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107058590
ISBN
9781107058590

€ 86.42

Paperback. Ware's dictionary, first published in 1909, is a treasure trove of the everyday language of the nineteenth century. Reproduced in facsimile with an introduction by John Simpson, Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, this dictionary provides a fascinating and highly entertaining witness to the colourful history of unofficial English. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; CBD; CBX; CFFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851244485
ISBN
9781851244485

€ 13.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. A guide that reveals the contemporary colloquial language locals actually speak. It presents cool things to say for various casual situations - shopping, parties, nightclubs, sporting events, and even romance and sex. It includes harsh expressions to convince a local police officer that one's documents are in order. Series: Dirty Everyday Slang. Num Pages: 128 pages, 20 B&W illustrations. BIC Classification: 2GK; CFFD; CJBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 110 x 11. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Ulysses Press United States
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781569757796
ISBN
9781569757796

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. This informative, accessible exploration of Geordie examines the origins of the dialect and its European roots. It includes a glossary of words along with features on Geordie songs, Brown Ale, Border Reivers, Geordie surnames, keelmen and local food. In addition the book examines the two main theories that explain the term Geordie. Num Pages: 64 pages, line drawings & photographs throughout (black & white). BIC Classification: CFFD; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 158 x 8. Weight in Grams: 102.
Publisher
Business Education Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
64
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901888744
ISBN
9781901888744

€ 7.21

Hardcover. This project is the culmination of 7 years of research into Russian-speaking identities in Latvia. Covering a period up to and including the Ukrainian crises of 2014, the research examines the complex relationships between diverse groups of Russian speakers, the Latvian state, the Russian Federation, and Latvia's political and cultural spaces. Series: Russian Language and Society. Num Pages: 224 pages, 13 black and white illustrations, 3 black and white tables. BIC Classification: 1DVUC; 2AGR; CFB; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748697434
ISBN
9780748697434

€ 84.25

Hardcover. Including anecdotes from Bob Wilson's own football and television careers, this work features one of sport's most enduring icons guiding us through the meanings, heritage and evolution of great sporting terms we use. Num Pages: 208 pages, b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: CFFD; WS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KNW0009802
ISBN
9781840468250

€ 5.28

Hardcover. Including anecdotes from Bob Wilson's own football and television careers, this work features one of sport's most enduring icons guiding us through the meanings, heritage and evolution of great sporting terms we use. Num Pages: 208 pages, b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: CFFD; WS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KNW0008072
ISBN
9781840468250

€ 5.28

Paperback. Editor(s): Dossena, Marina; Tieken-Boon van Ostade, Ingrid. Series: Linguistic Insights. Num Pages: 291 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: CFF; CJCK; EB; HB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 225 x 16. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039116584
ISBN
9783039116584

€ 75.43