Historical & comparative linguistics books

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A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter

A Theory of the Aphorism: From Confucius to Twitter...

Author: Andrew Hui (Associate Professor of Humanities (Literature))
ISBN: 9780691188959
Format: Hardback
$62.10

An engaging look at the aphorism, the shortest literary form, across time, languages, and cultures Aphorisms...  Read More >>

The Grammar of Copulas Across Languages

The Grammar of Copulas Across Languages

Author: Maria J. Arche (Senior Lecturer in Linguistics and Spanish, University of Greenwich) ,  Antonio Fabregas (Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, University of Tromso - The Arctic University of Norway)
ISBN: 9780198829850
Format: Hardback
$143.95

This volume presents a crosslinguistic survey of the current theoretical debates around copular constructions from...  Read More >>

States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

Author: David Simpson
ISBN: 9780226600192
Format: Hardback
$131.37

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African American Slang: A Linguistic Description

African American Slang: A Linguistic Description

Author: Maciej Widawski
ISBN: 9781107424401
Format: Paperback
$62.07

In this pioneering exploration of African American slang, Widawski explores patterns of form, meaning, theme and...  Read More >>

La Gen se Du Lexique Fran ais: La Formation Du Lexique Des Origines Au Moyen- ge

La Gen se Du Lexique Fran ais: La Formation Du Lexique...

Author: Gilles Quentel
ISBN: 9783631656778
Format: Hardback
$99.19

Cet ouvrage est une tude de la formation du lexique fran ais dans une perspective diachronique et synchronique....  Read More >>

States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

Author: David Simpson
ISBN: 9780226600222
Format: Paperback
$40.14

How have we come to depend so greatly on the words terror and terrorism to describe broad categories of violence?...  Read More >>

Why Don't We Just Maga Make America God's Again

Why Don't We Just Maga Make America God's Again

Author: Francisco Mejia
ISBN: 9781545658994
Format: Paperback
$33.51

Modern life as we know it is a battlefield of good versus evil, of life versus death, and of common sense versus...  Read More >>

Diskursgrammatik - Grammaire du discours: Hommage a Jean-Marie Zemb

Diskursgrammatik - Grammaire du discours: Hommage a...

Author: Therese Robin
ISBN: 9783631775875
Format: Hardback
$74.37

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Studies in English Language: Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage in English: Preposition Placement 1500-1900

Studies in English Language: Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage...

Author: Nuria Yanez-Bouza
ISBN: 9781108713177
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Explores the preposition in English, and particularly how its placement in a sentence is influenced by both syntactic...  Read More >>

Studies in English Language: Grammatical Complexity in Academic English: Linguistic Change in Writing

Studies in English Language: Grammatical Complexity...

Author: Douglas Biber (Northern Arizona University) ,  Bethany Gray (Iowa State University)
ISBN: 9781108712958
Format: Paperback
$59.49

Richly illustrated throughout with textual analyses, this book challenges widely held beliefs about grammatical...  Read More >>

Studies in English Language: Letter Writing and Language Change

Studies in English Language: Letter Writing and Language...

Author: Anita Auer (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands) ,  Daniel Schreier (Universitat Zurich)
ISBN: 9781108713160
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Led by a team of experts, this book draws on a range of informal letter corpora and outlines the historical sociolinguistic...  Read More >>

Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics: The Principles of Comparative Philology

Author: Archibald Henry Sayce
ISBN: 9781108082280
Format: Paperback
$67.25

This 1874 work on the science of comparative philology, its disciplines and its relationship to physiology, history,...  Read More >>

Language Planning in the Post-Communist Era: The Struggles for Language Control in the New Order in Eastern Europe, Eurasia and China

Language Planning in the Post-Communist Era: The Struggles...

Author: Ernest Andrews
ISBN: 9783319890142
Format: Paperback
$232.85

This volume provides an in-depth analysis of the attempts of language experts and governments to control language...  Read More >>

Language Structure, Variation and Change: The Case of Old Spanish Syntax

Language Structure, Variation and Change: The Case of...

Author: Ian E. Mackenzie
ISBN: 9783030105662
Format: Hardback
$181.10

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Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice

Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research...

Author: Ken Hyland ,  Lillian L C Wong
ISBN: 9781138588752
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Specialised English: New Directions in ESP and EAP Research and Practice provides an authoritative and cutting-edge...  Read More >>

Our Mother Tongue: An Introductory Guide to English Grammar

Our Mother Tongue: An Introductory Guide to English...

Author: Nancy Wilson
ISBN: 9781947644557
Format: Paperback
$32.10

The importance of the spoken and written word in Christian culture cannot be overestimated. In this easy-to-follow,...  Read More >>

Nature, Metaphor, Culture: Cultural Conceptualizations in Hungarian Folksongs

Nature, Metaphor, Culture: Cultural Conceptualizations...

Author: Judit Baranyine Koczy
ISBN: 9789811354816
Format: Paperback
$232.85

This book analyses the emotional message of Hungarian folksongs from a Cultural Linguistic perspective, employing...  Read More >>

Samantha: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible Topics Journal and Verses

Samantha: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible...

Author: Christian Guide Press
ISBN: 9781798823651
Format: Paperback
$11.66

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Jessica: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible Topics Journal and Verses

Jessica: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible...

Author: Christian Guide Press
ISBN: 9781798823590
Format: Paperback
$11.66

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Sarah: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible Topics Journal and Verses

Sarah: O Taste and See That the Lord Is Good: Bible...

Author: Christian Guide Press
ISBN: 9781798823668
Format: Paperback
$11.66

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