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Product Description: This volume features over fifty of the world's languages and language families. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and historical importance...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9781138169937 | Routledge, November 24, 2015, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This volume features over fifty of the world's languages and language families.
9780415353397 | 2 edition (Routledge, January 15, 2009), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: This volume features over 50 of the world's languages and language families.
9780195205213 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 28, 1987, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Ranging from English, French, Spanish, and Russian, to Pashto, Tagalog, and Swahili, this comprehensive reference work provides a detailed guide to the world's forty major languages.
9780415045162 | 1 new edition (Routledge, March 26, 1987), cover price $500.00 | About this edition: This now classic description of the world's major languages and language families covers historical development, grammar, sound system, writing system and sociological factors.

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9780415860147 | 2 revised edition (Routledge, May 22, 2013), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This volume features over 50 of the world's languages and language families.
9780415513258 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 20, 2012), cover price $46.00 | About this edition: * Covers historical development, grammar, sound system, writing system and sociological factors of the world's major languages and language families * Comprehensive index of languages for ease of access* Written by internationally recognized specialists in each language* Includes an introductory survey`This 1000 plus page reference work would certainly be a useful and impressive acquisition to any linguist's bookshelf .
9780415609029 | 2 edition (Routledge, February 18, 2011), cover price $92.95 | About this edition: This volume features over 50 of the world's languages and language families.
9780195065114 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 28, 1990), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Ranging from English, French, Spanish, and Russian, to Pashto, Tagalog, and Swahili, this comprehensive reference work provides a detailed guide to the world's forty major languages.

Miscellaneous:

9780203301524 | 2 edition (Routledge, November 28, 2008), cover price $200.00
9780203214961 | Routledge, September 1, 2003, cover price $225.00

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Product Description: The two volumes deal with cross-linguistic variation in valency classes in terms of argument coding and argument alternations. The first systematic typological attempt to uncover the universal and the language-particular in this area, the work includes synoptic introductory articles, 30 in-depth questionnaire-based studies of valency classes in languages from across the world, and featured articles by leading scholars who helped shape the field...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9783110438444 | Mouton De Gruyter, August 28, 2015, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: The two volumes deal with cross-linguistic variation in valency classes in terms of argument coding and argument alternations.

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Product Description: The volume is highly relevant to the current regional and international discussion on endangered languages, language contact, documentation and areal typology. The publication is the outcome of a fruitful theoretical and methodological exchange between Latin American scholars and international scholars working in other regions...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor) and Lucia Golluscio (editor)

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9783110317060 | Mul edition (Mouton De Gruyter, January 1, 2015), cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The volume is highly relevant to the current regional and international discussion on endangered languages, language contact, documentation and areal typology.

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Product Description: The studies in this book represent the rich, diverse and substantial research being conducted today in the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia. Written by leading researchers in the field, and with an overview of current knowledge and new directions by the volume editors N J Enfield and Bernard Comrie, this book will serve as an authoritative source on where the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia is at, and where it is heading...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9781501508431 | Mouton De Gruyter, March 13, 2015, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: The studies in this book represent the rich, diverse and substantial research being conducted today in the linguistics of Mainland Southeast Asia.

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Product Description: Based on Bernard Comrie's The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to one of the major language families. The areas covered include Germanic languages, English, and Romance languages.
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9781138834361 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 17, 2015), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Based on Bernard Comrie's The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to one of the major language families.

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9780415047388 | Routledge, January 1, 1989, cover price $103.95 | About this edition: Based on Bernard Comrie's The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to one of the major language families.

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Product Description: Based on Bernard Comrie's much praised The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to an important language family. The areas covered include Chinese, Japanese and Sino-Tibetan languages.
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9781138834354 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 12, 2015), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Based on Bernard Comrie's much praised The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to an important language family.

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9780415047395 | 1 edition (Routledge, January 25, 1990), cover price $113.95 | About this edition: Based on Bernard Comrie's much praised The World's Major Languages, this is a key guide to an important language family.

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Product Description: This rich volume explores the cross-linguistic variation in ditransitive constructions, syntactic patterns of 'give'-like verbs taking Agent, Theme and Recipient arguments. The volume includes a typological overview of ditransitive constructions, the editors' questionnaire, as well as 23 in-depth studies of ditransitive constructions in languages from all over the world, written by leading experts...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9783110220360 | Mouton De Gruyter, December 30, 2010, cover price $349.00 | About this edition: This rich volume explores the cross-linguistic variation in ditransitive constructions, syntactic patterns of 'give'-like verbs taking Agent, Theme and Recipient arguments.

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Product Description: This collection of articles highlights a selection of on-going research projects. Phonological, morphological, and syntactic issues are addressed by international experts on Maltese. The diachronic development of Maltese, its age-long contact with Italo-Romance, and the present diglossic situation with co-official English are the topics of a variety of contributions to this volume...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor), Ray Fabri (editor), Elizabeth Hume (editor), Manwel Mifsud (editor) and Thomas Stolz (editor)

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9789027205803 | John Benjamins Pub Co, May 15, 2009, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: This collection of articles highlights a selection of on-going research projects.

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Product Description: The World Atlas of Language Structures is a book and CD combination displaying the structural properties of the world's languages. 142 world maps and numerous regional maps - all in colour - display the geographical distribution of features of pronunciation and grammar, such as number of vowels, tone systems, gender, plurals, tense, word order, and body part terminology...read more

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9780199255917 | Hardcover with CD edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 6, 2005), cover price $855.00 | About this edition: The World Atlas of Language Structures is a book and CD combination displaying the structural properties of the world's languages.

Based on the much-praised The World's Major Languages, this is the first comprehensive guide in paperback to describe the development, grammar sound and writing system, and sociological factors of the major language families in these areas.
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9780415057721 | 1 edition (Routledge, October 18, 1990), cover price $115.95 | About this edition: Based on the much-praised The World's Major Languages, this is the first comprehensive guide in paperback to describe the development, grammar sound and writing system, and sociological factors of the major language families in these areas.

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9780203412336 | Routledge, October 4, 2003, cover price $100.00

In this scholarly volume, each of the living Slavonic languages are analysed and described in depth, together with the two extinct languages - Old Church Slavonic and Polabian. In addition, the various alphabets of the Slavonic languages - particularly Roman, Cyrillic and Glagolitic - are discussed, and the relationships of the Slavonic languages to other Indo-European languages and to one another, are explored. The last chapter provides an account of those Slavonic languages in exile, for example, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech and Slovak in the USA.Each language-chapter is written by an expert in the field, in a format designed for comparative study. Information on each language includes: an introductory description of social context and development (where appropriate); a discussion of phonology; a detailed presentation of synchronic morphology, noting major historical developments; comprehensive treatment of syntactic properties; a discussion of vocabulary; an outline of main dialects; and an extensive bibliography, listing English and other sources.
By Bernard Comrie (editor) and Greville G. Corbett (editor)

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9780415047555 | Routledge, November 1, 1993, cover price $440.00 | About this edition: In this scholarly volume, each of the living Slavonic languages are analysed and described in depth, together with the two extinct languages - Old Church Slavonic and Polabian.

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9780415280785 | Routledge, July 26, 2002, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: In this scholarly volume, each of the living Slavonic languages are analysed and described in depth, together with the two extinct languages - Old Church Slavonic and Polabian.

Miscellaneous:

9780203213209 | Routledge, September 1, 2003, cover price $85.00

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Bernard Comrie (editor)

Paperback:

9780415057714 | 1 edition (Routledge, November 15, 1990), cover price $115.95 | About this edition: First published in 2003.

Miscellaneous:

9780203216149 | Routledge, September 1, 2003, cover price $100.00

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Presents an introduction to languages and linguistics, including the evolution of over 200 languages, explanations of writing systems, language trees, and maps illustrating various aspects of all the language families. (view table of contents)
By Bernard Comrie (editor), Stephen Matthews (editor) and Maria Polinsky (editor)

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9780816051236 | Revised edition (Checkmark Books, May 1, 2003), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents an introduction to languages and linguistics, including the evolution of over 200 languages, explanations of writing systems, language trees, and maps illustrating various aspects of all the language families.
9780816033881 | Checkmark Books, December 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An extremely authoritative writing style, full-color illustrations, and maps combine in this ultimate exploration of the evolution of languages.

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Product Description: A number of previous approaches to linguistic borrowing and contact phenomena in general have concluded that there are no formal boundaries whatsoever to the kinds of material that can pass from one language into another. At the same time, various hierarchies illustrate that some things are indeed more likely to be borrowed than others...read more
By Bernard Comrie (foreword by) and Fredric W. Field

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9781588112859 | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 1, 2003, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: A number of previous approaches to linguistic borrowing and contact phenomena in general have concluded that there are no formal boundaries whatsoever to the kinds of material that can pass from one language into another.
9780070565531, titled "Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics" | McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1980, cover price $62.45 | also contains Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Linguistic Borrowing in Bilingual Contexts

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9780205274772, titled "Social Dance: From Dance a While" | Allyn & Bacon, December 1, 1997, cover price $32.60 | also contains Linguistic Borrowing in Bilingual Contexts, Social Dance: From Dance a While | About this edition: Drawing upon the success of Allyn and Bacon's Dance A While, this book concentrates on popular social dances in a comprehensive, affordable book.

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Product Description: A number of previous approaches to linguistic borrowing and contact phenomena in general have concluded that there are no formal boundaries whatsoever to the kinds of material that can pass from one language into another. At the same time, various hierarchies illustrate that some things are indeed more likely to be borrowed than others...read more
By Bernard Comrie (foreword by) and Fredric Field

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9789027230652 | John Benjamins Pub Co, December 13, 2002, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: A number of previous approaches to linguistic borrowing and contact phenomena in general have concluded that there are no formal boundaries whatsoever to the kinds of material that can pass from one language into another.
9780070565531, titled "Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics" | McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1980, cover price $62.45 | also contains Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics, Linguistic Borrowing in Bilingual Contexts

Paperback:

9780205274772, titled "Social Dance: From Dance a While" | Allyn & Bacon, December 1, 1997, cover price $32.60 | also contains Linguistic Borrowing in Bilingual Contexts, Social Dance: From Dance a While | About this edition: Drawing upon the success of Allyn and Bacon's Dance A While, this book concentrates on popular social dances in a comprehensive, affordable book.

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Product Description: This book approaches word classes and their categorial manifestations from the perspective of typology and language universals research. The authors in this volume discuss word class categorization in general (Part I) as well as word classes and word class systems of individual languages (Part II) from a typological-universal viewpoint and from diachronic and cross-linguistic perspectives...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Bernard Comrie (editor) and Petra Maria Vogel (editor)

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9783110161021 | Mouton De Gruyter, July 1, 1999, cover price $252.00 | About this edition: The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field.

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9783110167832 | Mouton De Gruyter, June 1, 2000, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: This book approaches word classes and their categorial manifestations from the perspective of typology and language universals research.

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Product Description: The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data...read more
By George Bosong (editor), Bernard Comrie (editor) and Henk C. Van Riemsdijk (editor)

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9783110157512 | Mouton De Gruyter, July 1, 1999, cover price $433.00 | About this edition: The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field.

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Product Description: Comrie's and Stone's The Russian Language since the Revolution (OUP 1978) provided a comprehensive account of the way Russian changed in the period between 1917 and the 1970s. In this new volume the authors, joined by Maria Polinsky, extend the time frame back to 1900 and forward to glasnost in the mid 1980s...read more

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9780198240662 | 2 sub edition (Clarendon Pr, May 23, 1996), cover price $215.00 | About this edition: Comrie's and Stone's The Russian Language since the Revolution (OUP 1978) provided a comprehensive account of the way Russian changed in the period between 1917 and the 1970s.

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Product Description: This volume brings together 18 typological studies of causative and related constructions (transitivity, voice, other expressions of cause) by 19 scholars from North America, Western Europe, and Russia. The inspirations for the volume is the pioneering work on causative constructions by the Leningrad Typology Group; several of the contributors have close connections to the charter members of that group, others have appreciated this work from a distance...read more
By Bernard Comrie (editor) and Maria Polinsky (editor)

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9789027230263 | John Benjamins Pub Co, September 30, 2000, cover price $169.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together 18 typological studies of causative and related constructions (transitivity, voice, other expressions of cause) by 19 scholars from North America, Western Europe, and Russia.
9781556193750 | John Benjamins Pub Co, September 1, 1993, cover price $188.00
9780028703909, titled "Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography" | 4th edition (Schirmer Books, December 1, 1988), cover price $39.95 | also contains Music Reference and Research Materials: An Annotated Bibliography | About this edition: Lists dictionaries, encyclopedias, histories, bibliographies, catalogs, and discographies essential to music research

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By Stephen C. Anderson (editor) and Bernard Comrie (editor)

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9780883128084 | Summer Inst of Linguistics, August 1, 1991, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: This is the third in a continuing series of papers presented at the annual meetings of the Arabic Linguistic Society whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for the study of Arabic within current approaches in linguistics. The volume includes a section on Arabic in relation to other languages, with papers ranging from the importance of Arabic to general linguistic theory, and guttural phonology to Arabic loanwords in Acehnese, verbless sentences in Arabic and Hebrew, and a contrastive study of middle and unaccusative constructions in Arabic and English...read more
By Bernard Comrie and Mushira Eid (editor)

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9781556191350 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 1, 1991, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This is the third in a continuing series of papers presented at the annual meetings of the Arabic Linguistic Society whose primary purpose is to provide a forum for the study of Arabic within current approaches in linguistics.

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Product Description: Since its first publication, Language Universals and Linguistic Typology has become established as the leading introductory account of one of the most productive areas of linguistics—the analysis, comparison, and classification of the common features and forms of the organization of languages...read more

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9780226114330 | 2 sub edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, July 15, 1989), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Since its first publication, Language Universals and Linguistic Typology has become established as the leading introductory account of one of the most productive areas of linguistics—the analysis, comparison, and classification of the common features and forms of the organization of languages.

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Product Description: Adopting an approach to the subject pioneered by Greenberg and others, Professor Comrie is particularly concerned with syntactico-semantic universals. The book has chapters on word order, case marking, relative clauses and causative contruction and is informed throughout by the conviction that an explanatory account of universal properties of human language cannot restrict itself to purely formal aspects...read more

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9780631162568 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, March 1, 1989), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Adopting an approach to the subject pioneered by Greenberg and others, Professor Comrie is particularly concerned with syntactico-semantic universals.

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