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Product Description: Hermann Paul's Prinzipien der Sprachgeschichte served as the most important codification and development of Neogrammarian thought for more than four decades. Four well-known linguists have translated specially selected chapters of the Prinzipien into English and provide their reflections on Hermann Paul's contribution on a range of topics...read more
By Peter Auer (editor), David Fertig (contributor), Paul J. Hopper (contributor) and Robert W. Murray (editor)

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9783110347470 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, July 30, 2015, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Hermann Paul's Prinzipien der Sprachgeschichte served as the most important codification and development of Neogrammarian thought for more than four decades.

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Product Description: The rich variety of the English vocabulary reflects the vast number of words it has taken from other languages. These range from Latin, Greek, Scandinavian, Celtic, French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian to, among others, Hebrew, Maori, Malay, Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, and Yiddish...read more

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9780199574995 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The rich variety of the English vocabulary reflects the vast number of words it has taken from other languages.

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9780198736493 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The rich variety of the English vocabulary reflects the vast number of words it has taken from other languages.

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Product Description: Although a number of edited collections deal with either the languages of the world or the languages of particular regions or genetic families, only a few cover sign languages or even include a substantial amount of information on them...read more

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9781614517962 | Mouton De Gruyter, September 25, 2015, cover price $349.00 | About this edition: Although a number of edited collections deal with either the languages of the world or the languages of particular regions or genetic families, only a few cover sign languages or even include a substantial amount of information on them.

Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over time. This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for historical linguistics, linguistic reconstruction, sociolinguistic aspects of language change, language contact, the birth and death of languages, language and prehistory and the issue of very remote relations. This third edition of the renowned Trask’s Historical Linguistics is fully revised and updated and covers the most recent developments in historical linguistics, including: more detail on morphological change including cutting-edge discussions of iconization coverage of recent developments in sociolinguistic explanations of variation and change new case studies focusing on Germanic languages and American and New Zealand English, and updated exercises covering each of the topics within the book a brand new companion website featuring material for both professors and students, including discussion questions and further exercises as well as commentaries on the exercises within the book. Trask’s Historical Linguistics is essential reading for all students of language, linguistics and related disciplines. The accompanying website can be found at www.routledge.com/cw/trask

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9780415706575 | 3 edition (Routledge, February 24, 2015), cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over time.

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9780415706582 | 3 edition (Routledge, March 3, 2015), cover price $48.95
9780380776535, titled "A Hovering of Vultures" | Avon Books, June 1, 1995, cover price $4.99 | also contains A Hovering of Vultures | About this edition: Death returns to a Yorkshire village when a museum opens on the site of an unexplained murder/suicide where a renowned author killed his sister with an ax and shot himself.

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Product Description: Ferdinand de saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th century linguistics his lectures, posthumously published as the course in general linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thought philosophers such as jacques derrida and roland barthes, psychoanalysts such as jacques lacan, the anthropologist claudelevi-strauss and linguists such as noam chomsky all found an important influence for their work in the pages of saussures text published 100 years after saussures death, this new edition of roy harriss authoritative translation is now available in the bloomsbury revelations series with a substantial new introduction exploring saussures contemporary influence and importanc...read more
By Roy Harris (trans)

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9781472512055 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 12, 2013), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ferdinand de saussure is commonly regarded as one of the fathers of 20th century linguistics his lectures, posthumously published as the course in general linguistics ushered in the structuralist mode which marked a key turning point in modern thought philosophers such as jacques derrida and roland barthes, psychoanalysts such as jacques lacan, the anthropologist claudelevi-strauss and linguists such as noam chomsky all found an important influence for their work in the pages of saussures text published 100 years after saussures death, this new edition of roy harriss authoritative translation is now available in the bloomsbury revelations series with a substantial new introduction exploring saussures contemporary influence and importance

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Product Description: Fall of 1,410 Native languages in the Americas For the first time, it is calculated that the Natives of the Americas (Indians, Red Indians, indigenous people or Amerindiands) spoke atleast 1,410 languages before the arrival of the Europeans...read more

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9781490498157 | Original edition (Createspace Independent Pub, June 6, 2013), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Fall of 1,410 Native languages in the Americas For the first time, it is calculated that the Natives of the Americas (Indians, Red Indians, indigenous people or Amerindiands) spoke atleast 1,410 languages before the arrival of the Europeans.

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Product Description: In this collection of papers on syntax, semantics and pragmatics, linguists specialising in the study of Japanese and Chinese offer fresh ideas and insights on the theme of grammatical categories and structure from a comparative perspective...read more
By Teruhiro Ishiguro (editor) and Kang-Kwong Luke (editor)

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9783039114450 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 23, 2013, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In this collection of papers on syntax, semantics and pragmatics, linguists specialising in the study of Japanese and Chinese offer fresh ideas and insights on the theme of grammatical categories and structure from a comparative perspective.

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Product Description: Susannah Sneddon had never received a great deal of fame or fortune from her novel-writing in the twenties and thirties. In the remote Yorkshire village of Micklewike, where she had lived on a run-down farm, she was now chiefly remembered for the violence of her demise - battered to death, apparently by her jealous brother, who then shot himself...read more

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9780786201419 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Old Lettie Faraday may know why greedy Gerald Suzman is starting a fan club for minor literary figures Joshua and Susannah Sneddon, Yorkshire siblings and the victims of a fifty-year-old murder-sucide, and Detective Constable Charlie Peace fears for Lettie's life
9780684196251 | Scribner, September 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Old Lettie Faraday may know why greedy Gerald Suzman is starting a fan club for minor literary figures Joshua and Susannah Sneddon, Yorkshire siblings and the victims of a fifty-year-old murder-suicide, and Detective Constable Charlie Peace fears for Lettie's life

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9781447239840 | Pan Macmillan, December 20, 2012, cover price $25.35 | About this edition: Susannah Sneddon had never received a great deal of fame or fortune from her novel-writing in the twenties and thirties.
9780380776535 | Avon Books, June 1, 1995, cover price $4.99 | also contains Trask's Historical Linguistics | About this edition: Death returns to a Yorkshire village when a museum opens on the site of an unexplained murder/suicide where a renowned author killed his sister with an ax and shot himself.

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9780786107186 | Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 1995, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Genealogical linguistics and areal linguistics are rarely treated from an integrated perspective even if they are twin faces of diachronic linguistics. In Copies versus Cognates in Bound Morphology Lars Johanson and Martine Robbeets take up this challenge...read more
By Martine Robbeets (editor)

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9789004224070 | Brill Academic Pub, July 1, 2012, cover price $186.00 | About this edition: Genealogical linguistics and areal linguistics are rarely treated from an integrated perspective even if they are twin faces of diachronic linguistics.

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Product Description: I termini greci laburinthos e numphe appaiono formati su arcaici elementi lessicali che trovano riscontro in lingue semitiche nord-occidentali come l'ebraico. Sono quindi indiziati di far parte di un sostrato linguistico egeo-cananaico penetrato sia in greco che nelle lingue semitiche della regione siro-palestinese, durante le fasi di sedentarizzazione nel bacino del Mediterraneo orientale delle popolazioni parlanti questi idiomi...read more

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9788882655952 | L''Erma Di Bretschneider, December 31, 2011, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: I termini greci laburinthos e numphe appaiono formati su arcaici elementi lessicali che trovano riscontro in lingue semitiche nord-occidentali come l'ebraico.

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Product Description: A New York Times Editor's ChoiceAn Economist Best Book of 2010A Financial Times Best Book of 2010A Library Journal Best Book of 2010The debate is ages old: Where does language come from? Is it an artifact of our culture or written in our very DNA? In recent years, the leading linguists have seemingly settled the issue: all languages are fundamentally the same and the particular language we speak does not shape our thinking in any significant way...read more

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9780312610494 | Picador USA, August 30, 2011, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Editor's ChoiceAn Economist Best Book of 2010A Financial Times Best Book of 2010A Library Journal Best Book of 2010The debate is ages old: Where does language come from?

Miscellaneous:

9781429970112 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, August 31, 2010), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics. It starts with a presentation of the languages of the family (from English and the other Germanic languages, the Celtic and Slavic languages, Latin, Greek and Sanskrit through Armenian and Albanian) and a discussion of the culture and origin of the Indo-Europeans, the speakers of the Indo-European proto-language...read more

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9789027211859 | 2 revised edition (John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2011), cover price $158.00 | About this edition: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics.

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9789027211866 | 2 revised edition (John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2011), cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics.

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Product Description: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism...read more
By Wade Baskin (trans)

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9780231157261 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism.

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9780231157278 | Columbia Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The founder of modern linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure inaugurated semiology, structuralism, and deconstruction and made possible the work of Jacques Derrida, Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault, and Jacques Lacan, thus enabling the development of French feminism, gender studies, New Historicism, and postcolonialism.

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Product Description: Is it possible to identify sign languages by their prosody, that is, the rhythm and stress of sign production, and then determine if they are related to each other or other sign languages? If so, reasoned authors Donna Jo Napoli, Mark Mai, and Nicholas Gaw, perhaps they could offer such identification as a new way to typologize, or categorize sign languages by their structural features...read more

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9781563684913 | Gallaudet Univ Pr, May 31, 2011, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Is it possible to identify sign languages by their prosody, that is, the rhythm and stress of sign production, and then determine if they are related to each other or other sign languages?

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Product Description: The English and the Tamils spoke the same language and lived together in the past. Hundreds of words of everyday use are still essentially the same in the two languages.

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9781412012577 | Trafford on Demand Pub, January 31, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The English and the Tamils spoke the same language and lived together in the past.

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