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Product Description: Use of the term "culture" as an expression of the full range of learned human behavior patterns began with this classic two-volume work, first published in 1871. Edward B. Tylor, the first Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford, declared that culture is "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society...read more

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9780486807508 | Dover Pubns, July 20, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Use of the term "culture" as an expression of the full range of learned human behavior patterns began with this classic two-volume work, first published in 1871.
9780486807515 | Dover Pubns, July 20, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The first Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford, Edward B.

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Product Description: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication. It is, instead, the result of combining separate abilities, each of which developed independently to aid the survival of early humans...read more

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9781412862578 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication.

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9781412862653 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication.

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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.

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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: Practical, effective, evidence-based reading interventions that change students' lives Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading assessment and intervention...read more

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9781118845240 | 1 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 8, 2015), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Practical, effective, evidence-based reading interventions that change students' lives Essentials of Understanding and Assessing Reading Difficulties is a practical, accessible, in-depth guide to reading assessment and intervention.

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Product Description: “Deliciously erudite.” —William Safire, New York Times Magazine“A riveting detective story.” —Chicago TribuneSteven Pinker, author of the landmark bestsellers The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and The Blank Slate—and one of the world’s leading cognitive scientists—offers an eye-opening explanation of how human beings learn and use language in Words and Rules...read more

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9780465072699 | Perseus Books, September 1, 1999, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An examination of the human ability to use language by an MIT professor traces the history and evolution of the English language, the theories of Noam Chomsky, and the way children learn to use language

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9780465072705 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, July 14, 2015), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "If you are not already a Steven Pinker addict, this book will make you one.
9780060958404 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An examination of the human ability to use language by an MIT professor traces the history and evolution of the English language, the theories of Noam Chomsky, the way children learn to use language, and much more.

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9781501261053 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: “Deliciously erudite.
9781501261046 | Com/cdr un edition (Brilliance Audio, August 4, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: “Deliciously erudite.

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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: A proposal for a formal model, Fragment Grammars, that treats productivity and reuse as the target of inference in a probabilistic framework.Language allows us to express and comprehend an unbounded number of thoughts. This fundamental and much-celebrated property is made possible by a division of labor between a large inventory of stored items (e...read more

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9780262028844 | Mit Pr, August 28, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A proposal for a formal model, Fragment Grammars, that treats productivity and reuse as the target of inference in a probabilistic framework.

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Product Description: We use language all day, every day – probably without thinking much about it. But if you stop and consider it, language is not only extremely important, it’s fascinating too! Use of language is one of the key things distinguishing humans from other animals, and nearly 7,000 languages are spoken around the world...read more

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9781771471558 | Owlkids, April 14, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: We use language all day, every day – probably without thinking much about it.
9780387112572, titled "Geology of the Northwest African Continental Margin: A Topical Synthesis" | Springer Verlag, April 1, 1982, cover price $106.00 | also contains Geology of the Northwest African Continental Margin: A Topical Synthesis | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender...read more

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9780415739993 | 4th edition (Routledge, January 16, 2015), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts.

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9780415740005 | 4th edition (Routledge, January 22, 2015), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts.

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Product Description: A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics. This best-selling textbook addresses the full scope of language, from the traditional subjects of structural linguistics (relating to sound, form, meaning and language change) to the more specialised subjects of contextual linguistics (including discourse, dialect variation, language and culture, and the politics of language)...read more

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9781107070646 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2014), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics.

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9781107637993 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2014), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: A clear and up-to-date introduction to linguistics.

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Product Description: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications...read more
By Peter Robinson (editor)

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9780415877510, titled "The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition" | Routledge, July 20, 2012, cover price $280.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications.

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9781138817050, titled "The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition" | Reprint edition (Routledge, August 27, 2014), cover price $61.95 | About this edition: The Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition offers a user-friendly, authoritative survey of terms and constructs that are important to understanding research in second language acquisition (SLA) and its applications.

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Product Description: Language as reason represents the unifying theme of this multifaceted reflection on Eddo Rigotti’s scientific contribution offered by his students and colleagues on the occasion of his seventieth birthday. Spanning argumentation theory, linguistics, psychology, semiotics and communication sciences, the volume reflects Rigotti’s generous personality and his trajectory of semiotician, philosopher, linguist and specialist in argumentation studies...read more
By Andrea Rocci (editor)

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9783034315548 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, July 24, 2014, cover price $105.95 | About this edition: Language as reason represents the unifying theme of this multifaceted reflection on Eddo Rigotti’s scientific contribution offered by his students and colleagues on the occasion of his seventieth birthday.

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Product Description: The essays included in this volume mostly originate from the conference organised by the editors at Glasgow Women's Library in March 2012. Language, multilingual narratives and interaction between cultures and languages were key themes of the conference...read more

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9781443855280 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, April 15, 2014, cover price $76.95 | About this edition: The essays included in this volume mostly originate from the conference organised by the editors at Glasgow Women's Library in March 2012.

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Product Description: This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Yule presents information in bite-sized sections, clearly explaining the major concepts in linguistics - from how children learn language to why men and women speak differently, through all the key elements of language...read more

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9781107044197 | 5th edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 31, 2014), cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language.
9780521835572 | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 6, 2005), cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Designed for beginners, this best-selling textbook provides a thorough introduction to the study of language.
9780521560535 | 2 sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This revised and updated edition incorporates many changes that reflect developments in language study over the past decade, including a new chapter on pragmatics, and an expansion of the chapter on semantics.
9780521305310 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 29, 1985), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This textbook provides a straightforward and comprehensive survey of the basic issues and topics involved in the study of language.

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9781107658172 | 5th edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 31, 2014), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: This bestselling textbook provides an engaging and user-friendly introduction to the study of language.
9780521543200 | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2006), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Designed for beginners, this best-selling textbook provides a thorough introduction to the study of language.
9780521568517 | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: This revised and updated edition incorporates many changes that reflect developments in language study over the past decade, including a new chapter on pragmatics, and an expansion of the chapter on semantics.
9780521318778 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: 220 pages.

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Product Description: The Bloomsbury Companion to M. A. K. Halliday is a comprehensive and accessible reference resource to one of the world's leading and most influential linguists. Born in 1925, Halliday is the figure most responsible for the development of systemic functional linguistics (SFL)...read more

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9781441172754 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 23, 2015, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: The Bloomsbury Companion to M.

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Product Description: Understanding Language Structure, Interaction, and Variation is an introduction to the study of language and applied linguistics for students who have had a minimum of exposure to the discipline of linguistics. Using clear, easy-to-understand explanations and examples, this text avoids the in-depth theoretical coverage found in texts written for those who specialize in linguistics or SLA...read more

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9780472035410 | 3 edition (Univ of Michigan Pr, March 20, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Understanding Language Structure, Interaction, and Variation is an introduction to the study of language and applied linguistics for students who have had a minimum of exposure to the discipline of linguistics.

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Product Description: The chapters in this volume address current topics in the morphology, syntax, and semantics of nominalizations, drawing on a range of typologically and geographically diverse languages. Nominalizations represent a long-standing puzzle to linguists: How is a noun, such as destruction, related to the verb destroy? The semantic parallel between the deverbal nominalization and its related verb suggests that there is a close connection between the two...read more
By Ileana Paul (editor)

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9789027255938 | John Benjamins Pub Co, February 18, 2014, cover price $143.00 | About this edition: The chapters in this volume address current topics in the morphology, syntax, and semantics of nominalizations, drawing on a range of typologically and geographically diverse languages.

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Product Description: The Language Environment of First Century Judea challenges the long-held assumption of New Testament scholarship that only two languages, Aramaic and Greek, were in common use in the land of Israel in the first century. Hebrew should now be moved out of its restricted, marginal status within first-century language use and the impact on New Testament studies...read more
By Randall Buth (editor) and R. Steven Notley (editor)

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9789004263406 | Brill Academic Pub, March 7, 2014, cover price $209.00 | About this edition: The Language Environment of First Century Judea challenges the long-held assumption of New Testament scholarship that only two languages, Aramaic and Greek, were in common use in the land of Israel in the first century.

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Product Description: Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133783758.   With its primary focus on language development, Born to Talk, 6/e provides a comprehensive, contemporary, reader-friendly look at the many new and exciting contributions to the information about human language acquisition...read more

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9780133351941 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, March 9, 2014), cover price $192.20 | About this edition: Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText.
9780133828443 | 6 unbnd edition (Prentice Hall, March 3, 2014), cover price $110.40 | About this edition: Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Born to Talk and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText.

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Product Description: Allan Cameron's latest book about language, languages, writing and printing is the distillation of a lifetime of experiencing and dealing with these issues through a variety of jobs. For him, language is not simply the essence of what is to be human - it is a ""gift from history"" or part of an entity built up over centuries that governs our thinking and is implanted in our brains by society...read more

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9780956056009 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Allan Cameron's latest book about language, languages, writing and printing is the distillation of a lifetime of experiencing and dealing with these issues through a variety of jobs.

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Product Description: This book deals with the origins of language to argue its centrality to humanity and the naturalness of bilingualism and multilingualism, but also examines how writing and printing built on that centrality to develop the ""social mind"" - the sum of knowledge within any given society...read more

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9781908251244 | Reprint edition (Dufour Editions, January 15, 2014), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This book deals with the origins of language to argue its centrality to humanity and the naturalness of bilingualism and multilingualism, but also examines how writing and printing built on that centrality to develop the ""social mind"" - the sum of knowledge within any given society.

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Product Description: The human mind is an unlikely evolutionary adaptation. How did humans acquire cognitive capacities far more powerful than anything a hunting-and-gathering primate needed to survive? Alfred Russel Wallace, co-founder with Darwin of evolutionary theory, saw humans as "divine exceptions" to natural selection...read more

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9780674724907 | Harvard Univ Pr, January 13, 2014, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: The human mind is an unlikely evolutionary adaptation.

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Product Description: Whatever you do and wherever you go, you use language to interact. This text explains what human language is and how it works, giving you a look into the multiple fascinating and surprising facets of this uniquely human trait. You'll find many opportunities to ask your own questions and explore the language in use all around you...read more

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9780495900412 | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 27, 2011), cover price $209.95 | About this edition: Whatever you do and wherever you go, you use language to interact.
9781413030556 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, April 24, 2007), cover price $221.95 | About this edition: LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE explains core concepts in an interactive style that you can understand no matter what your major.
9780838407943 | 4th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, November 1, 2003), cover price $244.95 | About this edition: Finegan's best selling text, LANGUAGE: ITS STRUCTURE AND USE, Fourth Edition maintains its relevance with new emphasis on the political and social aspects of language including "Applications to the Professions.
9780155078277 | Wadsworth Pub Co, October 1, 1998, cover price $88.95 | About this edition: The third edition of Language: Its Structure and Use continues the tradition of comprehensive coverage of the core concepts of linguistics found in its first two editions: morphology, phonetics, phonology, stntax, and semantics.
9780155001220 | 2 sub edition (Harcourt College Pub, September 1, 1993), cover price $61.95 | About this edition: Excellent condition
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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: This book is a collection of articles covering the theme of interaction. Interaction combines two crucial elements: the intrapersonal and the interpersonal. Accordingly, the authors approach this issue from two complementary perspectives: from the internal and external or cognitive and social perspective...read more
By Kamila Ciepiela (editor)

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9783631644287 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, September 3, 2013, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: This book is a collection of articles covering the theme of interaction.

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