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Product Description: Research in (Post)Colonial Linguistics has experienced a significant increase in contributions from different fields of linguistics. This volume aims to showcase the variety of topics relevant to the study of language(s) in colonial, postcolonial and decolonial contexts...read more
By Marina Wienberg (editor)

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9783110442229 | Mouton De Gruyter, January 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Research in (Post)Colonial Linguistics has experienced a significant increase in contributions from different fields of linguistics.

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Product Description: A “fascinating” (The Economist) dive into the world of linguistics that is “part travelogue, part science lesson, part intellectual investigation…an entertaining, informative survey of some of the most fascinating polyglots of our time” (The New York Times Book Review)...read more

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9781451628258 | Free Pr, January 10, 2012, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of the bestsellers Word Freak and The Language Instinct comes a fascinating exploration of linguistic superlearners whose abilities shed light on the intellectual potential in us all.

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9781451628265 | Free Pr, October 2, 2012, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A “fascinating” (The Economist) dive into the world of linguistics that is “part travelogue, part science lesson, part intellectual investigation…an entertaining, informative survey of some of the most fascinating polyglots of our time” (The New York Times Book Review).

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Product Description: Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research...read more
By Vit Bubenik (editor)

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9781441130105 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 14, 2013, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research.

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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: Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research...read more
By Vit Bubenik (editor)

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9781441144652 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2010, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research.

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Product Description: Nowadays, linguists do not question the existence of synchronic variation, and the dichotomy between synchrony and diachrony. They recognize that synchrony can be motivated regionally (diatopic variation), sociolinguistically (diastratic variation), or stylistically (diaphasic variation)...read more
By Wolfgang Viereck (editor)

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9789027207708 | John Benjamins Pub Co, December 7, 2011, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Nowadays, linguists do not question the existence of synchronic variation, and the dichotomy between synchrony and diachrony.

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Product Description: Corpus linguistics is a long-established method which uses authentic language data, stored in extensive computer corpora, as the basis for linguistic research. Moving away from the traditional intuitive approach to linguistics, which used made-up examples, corpus linguistics has made a significant contribution to all areas of the field...read more
By Karin Aijmer (editor) and Christoph Ruhlemann (editor)

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9781107015043 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 18, 2014, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Corpus linguistics is a long-established method which uses authentic language data, stored in extensive computer corpora, as the basis for linguistic research.

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Product Description: This volume applies a diachronic perspective to the verb and mainly deals with typological change affecting tense, aspect, mood and modality in a variety of Indo-European languages (Latin, Romance, Celtic, Germanic, Slavic, Indo-Iranian, Hittite, and Semitic) and the non-Indo-European Turkic, Amerindian and some Australian languages...read more
By Ingmar Söhrman (editor)

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9789027206015 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 15, 2013, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: This volume applies a diachronic perspective to the verb and mainly deals with typological change affecting tense, aspect, mood and modality in a variety of Indo-European languages (Latin, Romance, Celtic, Germanic, Slavic, Indo-Iranian, Hittite, and Semitic) and the non-Indo-European Turkic, Amerindian and some Australian languages.
9780312052195, titled "Inflation in Modern Economies" | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 1990, cover price $49.95 | also contains Inflation in Modern Economies

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Product Description: Construction Grammar as a framework offers a new perspective on traditional historical questions in diachronic linguistics and language change: how do new constructions arise, how should competition in diachronic variation be accounted for, how do constructions fall into disuse, and how do constructions change in general, formally and/or semantically, and with what implications for the language system as a whole? This volume offers a broad introduction to the confluence of Construction Grammar and historical syntax, and also detailed case studies of various instances of syntactic change modeled within Construction Grammar...read more
By Spike Gildea (editor)

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9789027204400 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 30, 2015, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Construction Grammar as a framework offers a new perspective on traditional historical questions in diachronic linguistics and language change: how do new constructions arise, how should competition in diachronic variation be accounted for, how do constructions fall into disuse, and how do constructions change in general, formally and/or semantically, and with what implications for the language system as a whole?

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Product Description: Diachronic corpus pragmatics extends the pragmatic perspective to developments in the history of various languages and uses corpus-linguistic methods to trace them. The chapters in this volume focus on linguistic elements at several levels, from individual words to phrases, clauses and entire genres and discourse forms...read more
By Jukka Tuominen (editor)

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9789027256485 | John Benjamins Pub Co, March 11, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: Diachronic corpus pragmatics extends the pragmatic perspective to developments in the history of various languages and uses corpus-linguistic methods to trace them.

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Product Description: Analysis of language as a combination of both a structural and a lexical component overlooks a third all-encompassing aspect: dynamics. Dynamic Linguistics approaches the description of the complex phenomenon that is human language by focusing on this important but often neglected aspect...read more

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9783034317054 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 25, 2013, cover price $105.95 | About this edition: Analysis of language as a combination of both a structural and a lexical component overlooks a third all-encompassing aspect: dynamics.

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Product Description: This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action and interaction...read more
By Alexander Bergs (editor) and Laurel J. Brinton (editor)

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9783110202656 | Mouton De Gruyter, January 30, 2013, cover price $475.00 | About this edition: This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action and interaction.
9783110202205 | Mouton De Gruyter, June 30, 2012, cover price $475.00 | About this edition: This series of HANDBOOKS OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCE is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative action and interaction.

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Product Description: Providing an ideal introduction to historical pragmatics, this guide gives students a solid grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse language in social, cultural and historical contexts. Using a number of case studies including politeness, news discourse, and scientific discourse, this book provides new insights into the analysis of discourse markers, interjections, terms of address and speech acts...read more

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9780748644698 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, August 30, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Providing an ideal introduction to historical pragmatics, this guide gives students a solid grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse language in social, cultural and historical contexts.

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9780748644681 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, August 30, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Providing an ideal introduction to historical pragmatics, this guide gives students a solid grounding in historical pragmatics and teaches the methodology needed to analyse language in social, cultural and historical contexts.

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Product Description: The present book focuses on evolution in the Romance verbal systems. In the wake of Bybee’s and Dahl’s studies, it advocates the benefits of adopting a cross-linguistic and diachronic approach to the study of linguistic phenomena...read more
By Jacques Bres (editor)

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9783034314381 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 3, 2013, cover price $96.95 | About this edition: The present book focuses on evolution in the Romance verbal systems.

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Product Description: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human. It appears that no communication system of equivalent power exists elsewhere in the animal kingdom. Any normal human child will learn a language based on rather sparse data in the surrounding world, while even the brightest chimpanzee, exposed to the same environment, will not...read more

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9780521859936 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 17, 2010), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human.

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9780521677363 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2010), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human.

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Product Description: The book presents new and stimulating approaches to the study of language evolution and considers their implications for future research. Leading scholars from linguistics, primatology, anthroplogy, and cognitive science consider how language evolution can be understood by means of inference from the study of linked or analogous phenomena in language, animal behaviour, genetics, neurology, culture, and biology...read more
By Martin Everaert (editor)

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9780199654840 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 15, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: The book presents new and stimulating approaches to the study of language evolution and considers their implications for future research.

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9780199654857 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 15, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The book presents new and stimulating approaches to the study of language evolution and considers their implications for future research.

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Product Description: This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the Medieval English Studies Symposium held in Poznań, Poland, in November 2011. The papers cover a wide range of approaches to the issue of medieval literature, language and art.
By Marcin Krygier (editor)

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9783631642115 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 11, 2013, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the Medieval English Studies Symposium held in Poznań, Poland, in November 2011.

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Product Description: What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language...read more

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9780415373029 | Routledge, July 14, 2011, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: What was the first language, and where did it come from?

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9780415373036 | Routledge, July 14, 2011, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: What was the first language, and where did it come from?

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Product Description: Contributions from both well-known practitioners and new voices in the areas of language typology, historical linguistics, and function-based approaches to language description define this volume, as does its foci in two major geographical areas ― southeast Asia and northwestern North America...read more
By Joana Jansen (editor)

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9789027206848 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 15, 2013, cover price $149.00 | About this edition: Contributions from both well-known practitioners and new voices in the areas of language typology, historical linguistics, and function-based approaches to language description define this volume, as does its foci in two major geographical areas ― southeast Asia and northwestern North America.

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Product Description: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages. The focus of this collection is on the changing properties of subjects and objects, although the scope of the volume goes beyond the central problems pertaining to case marking and word order...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jan Terje Faarlund (editor)

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9781588110343 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 1, 2001, cover price $173.00 | About this edition: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages.
9789027230584 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 13, 2001, cover price $173.00 | About this edition: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages.

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9780070183209, titled "Vocabulary/Instructors Manual" | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill, February 1, 1990), cover price $7.50 | also contains Vocabulary/Instructors Manual

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9780553450255, titled "No Bull Sales Management: An Audio Guide to Managing a Winning Sales Team/Audio Cassette" | Bantam Audio, January 1, 1987, cover price $7.95 | also contains No Bull Sales Management: An Audio Guide to Managing a Winning Sales Team/Audio Cassette

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Product Description: This book reviews the history of the interface between morpho-syntax and phonology roughly since World War II. Structuralist and generative interface thinking is presented chronologically, but also theory by theory from the point of view of a historically interested observer who however in the last third of the book distills lessons in order to assess present-day interface theories, and to establish a catalogue of properties that a correct interface theory should or must not have...read more

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9783110238624, titled "A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories: How Extra-Phonological Information Is Treated in Phonology Since Trubetzkoy’s Grenzsignale" | Mouton De Gruyter, December 13, 2010, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: This book reviews the history of the interface between morpho-syntax and phonology roughly since World War II.

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Product Description: This is the eleventh volume in Professor M.A.K. Halliday's Collected Works. First published as a ten volume set from 2002 to 2007, they have shown the sizeable and growing international interest across a number of disciplines in the systemic functional linguistics framework...read more

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9781623564513 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 30, 2014, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This is the eleventh volume in Professor M.

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Product Description: This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution. The papers that make up the collection consider current approaches to questions of the mental organization of meaning and its expression, and point toward future research...read more
By Kathryn Allan (editor)

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9783110226430 | Mouton De Gruyter, December 31, 2010, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution.

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Product Description: Historical linguistics is concerned with the way languages change over time, looking both at the distant past and at the present day, and taking as its point of departure the truism that the only constant in language is that it is always changing...read more
By Brian D. Joseph (editor)

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9780415454438 | Routledge, February 14, 2014, cover price $2015.00 | About this edition: Historical linguistics is concerned with the way languages change over time, looking both at the distant past and at the present day, and taking as its point of departure the truism that the only constant in language is that it is always changing.

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Product Description: The new edition of a comprehensive, accessible, and hands-on text in historical linguistics, revised and expanded to reflect recent developments in the field.This accessible, hands-on textbook not only introduces students to the important topics in historical linguistics but also shows them how to apply the methods described and how to think about the issues...read more

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9780262518499 | 3 edition (Mit Pr, March 22, 2013), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The new edition of a comprehensive, accessible, and hands-on text in historical linguistics, revised and expanded to reflect recent developments in the field.
9780262532679 | 2 edition (Mit Pr, November 1, 2004), cover price $46.00 | About this edition: This accessible, hands-on text not only introduces students to the important topics in historical linguistics but also shows them how to apply the methods described and how to think about the issues; abundant examples and exercises allow students to focus on how to do historical linguistics.
9780262531597 | Mit Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Historical linguistics is the study of how and why language changes—both the methods of investigating language change and the theories designed to explain these changes.

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