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Elements of French Deaf Heritage
ISBN: PB: 9781944838560, Gallaudet University Press, December 2019
312 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 8 tables, 2 figures, 46 photos
French Deaf culture is regarded as a major influence on the formation of other Deaf cultures around the world, notably American Deaf culture. In "Elements of French Deaf Heritage", Ulf Hedberg and Harlan Lane document the development of Deaf culture...
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£42,00
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Comparative Dictionary of Raute and Rawat Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Central Himalayas
ISBN: HB: 9780674984349, Harvard University Press, December 2019
295 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 24 colour illus., 64 line lliustrations, 7 maps
Raute and Rawat are endangered languages belonging to the Raji-Raute language cluster within the large Sino-Tibetan family of languages spoken across Asia. The Raute and Rawat people are forest foragers in the central Himalayan region, living by hunt...
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£40,95
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Let’s Go In My Journey to a University Presidency
ISBN: PB: 9781944838621, Gallaudet University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 photos
Alan Hurwitz ascended the ranks of academia to become the president of not one, but two, universities—National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology and Gallaudet University. In "Let's Go In: My Journey to a University...
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£23,00
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Sounds Like Home Growing Up Black and Deaf in the South
ISBN: PB: 9781944838584, Gallaudet University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 photos
Originally published in 1999, Sounds Like Home adds an important dimension to the canon of deaf literature by presenting the perspective of an African American deaf woman who attended a segregated deaf school. Mary Herring Wright documents her life f...
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£25,00
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Discourse of Police Interviews
ISBN: PB: 9780226647791, ISBN: HB: 9780226647654, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 line drawings, 3 tables
Forensic linguistics, or the study of language and the law, is a growing field of scholarly and public interest. Yet books on the subject have predominantly been introductions to the field or aimed at summarizing its applications, often with a focus...
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£32,00
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£90,00
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LingVis Visual Analytics for Linguistics
ISBN: PB: 9781684000333, ISBN: HB: 9781684000340, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, November 2019
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume collects landmark research in a burgeoning field of visual analytics for linguistics, called LingVis. Combining linguistic data and linguistically oriented research questions with techniques and methodologies developed in the computer sci...
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£26,50
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£56,50
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Studies in Language and Information
ISBN: PB: 9781684000500, ISBN: HB: 9781684000494, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, November 2019
489 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This book gathers together in one volume many influential papers by renowned philosopher of language John Perry.
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£30,00
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£60,00
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Constraint-Based Syntax and Semantics Papers in Honor of Daniele Godard
ISBN: PB: 9781684000463, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, November 2019
215 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume is devoted to the syntax and semantics of various languages, studied with models based on constraints. Both French and international linguists present their work in tribute to Daniele Godard, emeritus research director at the Centre natio...
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£21,00
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Ghetto The History of a Word
ISBN: HB: 9780674737532, Harvard University Press, October 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 20 photos, 2 illus.
Few words are as ideologically charged as ghetto. Its early uses centered on two cities: Venice, where it referred to the segregation of the Jews in 1516, and Rome, where the ghetto survived until the fall of the Papal States in 1870, long after it h...
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£28,95
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Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies An Introduction to Its Theories
ISBN: HB: 9781944838379, Gallaudet University Press, September 2019
224 pp., 23.1x15.7 cm
"The Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies" is the first introductory course book that explores the theoretical foundations used in sign language interpreting studies. Authors Roy, Brunson, and Stone examine the disciplines whose theoretical f...
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£53,00
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